Birth dates form $1 million winning combination
Drawing Date: 5/19/2017
May 19, 2017 - Tomas Aguilar of Everett, Mass., is the winner of a $1,000,000 Mega Millions prize after the first five numbers on his ticket matched those drawn in the multi-state game’s drawing held Friday, May 19.
Aguilar chose his lucky numbers (01-04-05-24-30) using birth dates. He visited the Massachusetts State Lottery’s Braintree headquarters on Monday, May 22 to claim his $1,000,000 prize (less tax withholdings).
He purchased his winning ticket at Shop ‘N Go, 354 Washington Ave. in Chelsea. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale.
This is the second $1,000,000 Mega Millions prize won this year on a ticket sold in Massachusetts.