Mass. man says his house cleaner found winning $1M lottery ticket hidden in vase

MEDFORD, Mass. — A Massachusetts man is $1 million richer after he says his house cleaner found a winning scratch ticket hidden inside a vase in his home.

Khalil Soussa, of Medford, chose the cash option on his “15,000,000 Money Maker” instant ticket game prize and received a one-time payment of $650,000, according to the Massachusetts Lottery.

Soussa told the Lottery that he purchased the ticket a few months ago, but only recently discovered it was a big winner when his house cleaner found the ticket in a vase and presented it to him.

He said he plans to use some of the winnings to help a friend and to donate some to charity.

Soussa’s winning ticket was purchased at Tony’s Convenience at 416 Salem Street in Medford. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for the sale of this ticket.

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