Mendon man wins $1M scratch ticket prize for 2nd time in 18 months

MENDON, MASS. (WHDH) - A Mendon man has won a $1 million Massachusetts State Lottery prize for the second time in 18 months.

Rolf Rhodes won his most recent prize in the “$4,000,000 Instant Jackpot” game, the lottery announced. He reportedly chose the annuity option on his prize and received the first of 20 annual payments of $50,000.

Rhodes purchased the winning ticket at Imperial Gas and Country Store on Millville Road in Mendon.

The lottery says Rhodes won his first $1 million prize in the “Hit $1,000” $10 instant game on May 22, 2018. He opted to receive that prize in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000.

That ticket was purchased at Mac Package Store on Prospect Street in Milford.

Three $4 million prizes and seven additional $1 million prizes are still available in the “$4,000,000 Instant Jackpot” game, according to the lottery.

(Copyright (c) 2019 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)