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Dracut Woman Wins $5.7 Million in Lottery Drawing (VIDEO)

Sep 26, 2016 02:40PM ● Published by Bill Gilman

Gail Harmon of Dracut is $5.7 million richer thanks to her win in the Massachusetts Lottery Lucky-For-Life game.

What would you do with the money if you were a big winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery?

That's the decision one Dracut woman finds herself facing after winning the grand prize in the Sept. 22, 2016 drawing of the Lucky for Life Game.

Gail Harmon matched all five numbers, 15-17-27-37-45, and the Lucky Ball number 8 to win $1,000 a day for the rest of her life. (See the video of the winning drawing below.)

According to the Mass. Lottery Web site, the odds of winning the grand prize is 1 in 30,821,472.

According to a Lottery press release Harmon chose to take the $5.7 million lump sum cash prize. Harmon told Lottery officials she intends to use a portion of her winnings to buy a lake house. 

Lucky for Life started in 2012 and now is played in 16 states. Harmon is the fourth Massachusetts grand prize winner.

According to Lottery officials, the winning ticket was sold at Broadway Convenience in Dracut. The store will receive a $50,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

Sept. 22, 2016 Lucky for Life Drawing

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