Pawtucket man wins record setting amount playing online lottery

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE)- A Pawtucket man won big playing an online instant win game on Saturday.

The man won $40,000 playing the “Ruby 7’s” online instant win game. This marks the largest iLottery win since the launch of online Rhode Island Lottery games on April 30, 2020.

He plans to spend the winnings on a new car and will invest the rest.

Prior to the $40,000 winner, the largest online prize won was $9,000.

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