Massachusetts man wins $1M lottery for second time in 18 months

Whomever stated that lightning never strikes two times?

A Massachusetts man won his second $1 million lottery now – just 18 several weeks after drawing a lucky ticket the very first time.

Rolf Rhodes, a homeowner of Mendon, won his latest prize from the “$4,000,000 Instant Jackpot” scratch-off game bought at a nearby service station on Wednesday.

Rolf Rhodes but his million-dollar ticket at a gas station in Mendon, Mass.

Rolf Rhodes but his million-dollar ticket in a service station in Mendon, Mass.

(Massachusetts Condition Lottery)

Based on the Massachusetts Condition Lottery, Rhodes has collected the very first of 20 annual payments of $50,000 – his believed earnings before taxes.

Rhodes won his first $a million prize on May 22, 2018, finally, before using a “Hit $1,000” instant game from the convenience store in Milford, Mass.

A version of this story originally appeared here.

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