Boston man wins $1M prize on scratch ticket bought in Brighton

BOSTON (WHDH) - A Boston man is the ninth $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Hit $1,000” scratch ticket game.

H. Sean Skeens chose the cash option on his prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000 less tax withholdings.

He said he plans to use some of his winnings to buy a new car.

Skeens bought the winning ticket a Kiki’s Kwik Mart on Faneuil Street in Brighton.

The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale of the ticket.

One $4 million prize and three $1 million prizes are still available in the $10 “Hit $1,000” instant game.

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