Barrington Man Hits Wild Money Jackpot on Fourth of July, Claims $156,259

A Barrington Man had a great end to his Fourth of July when he found out he had hit the Wild Money jackpot!

On July 7th, Ronald Alves from Barrington claimed the $156,259 Wild Money jackpot that was hit on Tuesday, July 4th.

Alves told officials at the Rhode Island Lottery that he plans to invest his winnings.

Rite Aid, located at 1086 Willett Ave. in Riverside, sold the winning ticket.

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Wild Money is the Rhode Island Lottery`s progressive jackpot game.The jackpot starts at $20,000 and gets progressively larger until there is a winner. The appeal of this game is both the rolling jackpot feature, as well as the Extra ball.

Drawings are shown live on WPRI-TV 12 at 7:29 p.m. every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights. Tickets can be purchased up to five minutes prior to drawing and resume approximately five minutes following the drawing.