Megaplier option quadruples prize for Massachusetts player!
Drawing Date: 11/17/2017
November 20, 2017 - Steven Schultheis of Franklin, Mass., is the winner of a $4,000,000 Mega Millions prize, having matched the first five winning numbers while playing the Megaplier option in the multi-state game’s drawing held Friday, November 17, 2017.
By playing the Megaplier option for an additional $1, Schultheis was able to quadruple a $1 million prize to a $4 million prize when the Megaplier for this drawing was 4. The Megaplier number can be 2, 3, 4 or 5 and applies to all prizes except the jackpot prize.
Schultheis claimed his $4 million prize (less tax withholdings) at the Massachusetts State Lottery’s Braintree headquarters on Monday, November 20. He plans on investing his winnings.
His winning Quic Pic ticket was purchased at Stop & Shop, 40 Franklin Village in Franklin. The store will receive a $40,000 bonus for its sale.