When an anonymous shopper walked into Red’s Convenient Store in Fall River last week, they walked out a multi-millionaire.

The second $25 million grand prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Billion Dollar Extravaganza” $50 instant game has been awarded, and the winner is ready to help out friends and family with their winnings.

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The winner, who chose to remain anonymous, had some extra cash that day and decided to splurge on the Billion Dollar Extravaganza. They purchased the $50 ticket, and it paid off.

Thomas J. Percy, the trustee representing the winner, shared that the winner is a “kind and thoughtful person who is looking to do the right things in life, and winning this prize will help them accomplish this.”

Described as a family person, humble, and very appreciative, this winner aims to give back with some of their winnings.

The winner selected the cash option on its prize and received a one-time payment of $16,250,000 before taxes.

Red’s will also receive a $50,000 bonus for its sale of the ticket.

According to the Massachusetts State Lottery, the $25 million prize is the largest instant “scratch and win” prize ever offered by the Mass Lottery. One $25 million prize remains in the “Billion Dollar Extravaganza” game, the Mass Lottery’s first $50 instant ticket.

While the anonymous winner doesn’t typically play the Mass Lottery, they certainly chose the right game to play.

“With over $1.2 billion in total prizes and an overall prize payout of 82 percent, ‘Billion Dollar Extravaganza’ has the largest amount of total prize money and the highest payout percentage of a game ever offered,” said Mass Lottery.

The odds of winning a prize in the game are 1 in 4.1.

The odds of winning $16.2 million, however, are as rare as it gets.

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