Two people in Massachusetts have something to celebrate after the Powerball drawings Wednesday night. 

They didn’t hit the jackpot, but they are still taking home a lot of money. 

Two Bay State lottery retailers sold million dollar Powerball tickets to people who picked the right initial five numbers, but not the Powerball.

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Keith Bauer of Boston has claimed one of the two $1 million Powerball prizes.  

Bauer, who was joined by his wife Sara at the Massachusetts State Lottery’s Braintree headquarters to claim his prize, matched the first five winning numbers on one of his Quic Pic tickets. 

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Bauer plans on using his winnings to pay off his and his wife’s student loans and help out their parents. 

Bauer purchased his lucky ticket at 777 Convenience Store in Charlestown. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for its sale. 

The second $1 million ticket was purchased at Tedeschi’s on Main Street in East Bridgewater by Robert Dole according the Massachusetts Lottery.

Dole was joined by his wife Susan at the Massachusetts State Lottery’s Braintree headquarters on Thursday to claim his prize.

Bob and Susan are interested in buying a newer house with their winnings and they also plan to travel to somewhere warm.
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