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A lead-footed Massachusetts man was pulled over for traveling 49 mph in a 35 mph zone and got off scot-free when he flashed a winning lottery scratch off. Hingham Police pulled over Scott Lowe, 22, as he was on his way to the Massachusetts State Lotterya€™s Braintree office, officials said. Lowe, who lives in the Boston suburb of Rockland, told the skeptical officer that he was speeding because his $2 a€?20 X THE CASHa€? scratch off ticket purchased Home Spirits in Hanover had just paid dividends, officials said. The amused officer let Lowe go with a verbal warning without checking the mana€™s drivera€™s license, according to reports.
Lottery officials said that Lowe filled out the paperwork on Thursday and left with $35,000 a€” after 30% was taken out in federal and state taxes.

A jubilant Lowe wasna€™t photographed by the state Lottery and normally meager payouts like Lowea€™s dona€™t attract media attention, a spokeswoman said.
Send a Letter to the Editor Join the Conversation: facebook Tweet Get Daily News stories, delivered to your inbox. Jackpot prizes are paid as an annuity in 30 graduated annual installments unless the winner selects the cash payment choice within 60 days after the ticket validation date.
His mother told the News that the family is slightly unnerved by all the attention surrounding her boya€™s newfound wealth because there have been a rash of robberies and purse snatchings in area. When there is no jackpot winner, the jackpot prize money rolls over and is added to the next drawing.

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  1. 03.03.2014 at 10:45:33

    Significantly less that 1 out of 100.

    Author: sensiz_geceler
  2. 03.03.2014 at 18:51:31

    Happening every single time are the organizers spread the jackpot across ticket.

    Author: milashka_19