Beau Smith Wins $10,000 Top Prize Playing “10X Cash 5th Edition”
Stop the Presses! West Hartford Man Wins $10,000 Lottery Prize
June 06, 2012 --
Beau Smith of West Hartford recently became the CT Lottery’s newest top prize winner in the instant game “10X Cash 5th Edition
.” So far, the popular $10 instant ticket has brought a total of 109 top prize winners to Lottery headquarters to claim their $10,000 prizes. “I was really excited,” said Smith, who is employed as a printer for the Journal Inquirer in Manchester. “I checked the ticket a lot of times in the ticket checker; just to be sure I was right!”
Smith, who stopped by CT Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill to collect his prize check for $6,833 (value after taxes), was thrilled with his unexpected windfall. “I’m going to buy a car!” Smith happily told Lottery officials.
Smith’s top prize winning ticket was purchased at Deluxe Liquors located at 1111 New Britain Avenue in West Hartford. The retailer will receive a $100 bonus check for selling the ticket.
Of the 112 top prizes of $10,000 in the game 10X Cash 5th Edition, 3 top prizes remain to be claimed. Overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 3.95. Sales recently began for 10X Cash 6th Edition—of the 113 top prizes; there are 81 remaining in that game to be claimed.