How to scan a lottery ticket to find the winner
A lot of people will probably never use lottery tickets, but there are ways to find out if you’ll win one of the state’s big lottery prizes.
The Massachusetts Lottery will scan your ticket for you and will also give you an electronic ticket to redeem at a designated kiosk.
You can find out your chance of winning by visiting their website or texting your ticket number to 972-721-4840.
The lottery is also offering a special prize of up to $50,000 for the first 200,000 tickets purchased, which are free for anyone who wants to use them.
This is not the first time the lottery has offered such a perk to those who register for the lottery, but this is the first to be offered for a mass lottery ticket.
Here are some other ways you can check your chances of winning the lottery: Get a ticket: You can buy a lottery-approved ticket online at the lottery kiosk or at the Massachusetts State Lottery Office.
You will need to fill out a form, and if you register, your name, age, gender, address and phone number will be collected.