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NH couple wins $1 million from scratch ticket

January 9, 2011

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CONCORD, N.H.—A Portsmouth couple are counting their money after cashing in the first million-dollar ticket from a new New Hampshire lottery game.

The New Hampshire Lottery says Evelyn and Tim Sheppard claimed their $1 million prize on Friday.

Officials said the winning Million Dollar Cash Spectacular scratch ticket was purchased at a Portsmouth convenience store. Lottery officials say the game has four top prizes of $1 million each.