BRAINTREE, MA (WBZ-AM) -- A Patriots fan from Springfield, MA has cashed in on a $200,000 dollar prize from the Massachusetts State Lottery's New England "5X Champion" instant win scratch-ticket game.
Juan Lugo-Morales and his wife Waleska claimed their prize at Massachusetts State Lottery Headquarters in Braintree on Monday wearing a Patriots T-shirt and Jersey both bearing the number 12 worn by the quarterback who is synonymous with winning according to the release.
Lugo-Morales plans on using his winnings to assist his family in Puerto Rico, while also using a portion to throw a party for the big game on Sunday.
According to The Lottery, the winning ticket was purchased at Island Farm, 349 Allen St. in Springfield. The store will receive a $2,000 bonus for selling the ticket.
Three additional $200,000 instant prizes remain in the “5X Champions” $5 instant ticket game that launched in August 2017.