A Hudson Valley woman is the region's newest millionaire.
Dutchess County resident Joanne Massarelli, of Hyde Park, has claimed a $10 Million top prize on the 200X New York State Lottery scratch-off game on Thursday, June 17.
The winning ticket was purchased at Smokes 4 Less at 4290 Albany Post Rd. in Hyde Park, State Lottery officials said.
Massarelli opted to receive her $10 million in a single lump-sum payment of $6,510,000 after required withholdings, the officials announced.
"As of this writing, there are three of the 200X scratch-off tickets with top prizes of $10 million that have yet to be claimed," the State Lottery said in a statement. "Players may check the status of any New York Lottery Scratch-off game by downloading the Game Report on nylottery.ny.gov."
The New York Lottery contributed $49,183,077 in Lottery Aid to Education to school districts throughout Dutchess County during the fiscal year 2019-2020.
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