CT Lottery Official Web Site - Winners

 
DRAWING GAMES WINNER!
Noel and Fredda Peel of Seymour is CT’s Newest Powerball Jackpot Winners
Seymour Man Brings Home the Bacon—Claims $60 Million Powerball Jackpot Prize
July 10, 2012 -- A bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich from John’s Deli on Pearl Street in Seymour tasted even better to Noel Peel (also from Seymour) when it was served up with a side of $60 million in Powerball lottery prize money.  

Peel has become the state’s 8th Powerball jackpot winner.  Today, with wife Fredda beside him, Peel picked up a $60 million prize for being the game’s only jackpot winner for the June 23 drawing.  “It’s a beautiful thing,” Peel told the crowd of onlookers.  

Peel, a regular at John’s Deli, noticed the Lottery’s in-store display terminal while he waited in line for his daily breakfast sandwich and coffee.  At the counter, he asked to buy a few tickets – two for Mega Millions, and two for Powerball.   His “Quick Pick” ticket for the Saturday, June 23 Powerball drawing turned out to be the only ticket sold nationwide that matched the winning numbers exactly.  

Peel didn’t think about his purchase until several days later, when he noticed his ticket in the console of his truck.  Using the Lottery Ticket Checker at the deli, Peel learned he’d won the game’s jackpot prize.  “It wasn’t until we got to Lottery headquarters that we learned that the jackpot was actually worth $60 million,” said Peel.  “We just couldn’t believe it.”

Powerball’s winning numbers drawn on June 23, which were 1 – 3 – 41 – 44 – 53 and a Powerball of 30.  Nationwide, there were 421,685 winning tickets for the June 23, 2012 Powerball drawing; 7,953 of those winning tickets were sold right here in Connecticut.  

Powerball’s jackpot has been won twice by Seymour residents.  Christopher Ewen won a $59,500,000 Powerball jackpot on June 25, 2005.

Frank Farricker, Chairman of the Board for the CT Lottery, presented Peel and his wife Fredda with a prize check for the one-time cash lump sum value of $39,814,200 (before taxes).  Federal income tax was $9,953,550; state income tax was $2,667,551.  “We are just so thankful that this has happened,” said Peel, a self-employed building contractor.  “We have an amazing family.  We don’t need a million dollars to make it better, but it doesn’t hurt,” said Peel with a laugh.

Lottery retailer, Man Keung Wong, owner of John’s Deli at 45 Pearl Street in Seymour, was also on hand to congratulate Peel on his big win.  In fact, Wong is feeling pretty lucky himself.  For selling Peel his Powerball jackpot winning ticket, Wong received a $100,000 bonus check from the CT Lottery.

More Stories

FEATURED WINNER STORIES
Winner Image 0
Co-Workers Celebrate Powerball® Lottery Pool Win of $100,000
Winner Image 1
Franklin Man Reels in $10,000 Lottery Prize on Coffee Break
Winner Image 2
Milford Man’s Good Deed Leads to Chance $1,000,000 Lottery Win
Winner Image 3
Plainville Grandmother Remembers to Check Her Lottery Tickets, Cashes $20,000
Winner Image 4
Math Professor Wins Powerball® after Lecturing on Lottery Probability
Winner Image 5
Bristol Man ‘Checks Lottery Tickets in Sleep’ Wakes Up to $100,000 Reality
Winner Image 6
$50,000 Lottery Winner Drives Off to the Beach with Loving Wife
Winner Image 7
Lucky Stamford Woman Hops Back in Line for Chance $10,000 Lottery Win
Winner Image 8
24-Year-Old Pizza Shop Owner’s Lottery Ticket Delivers $50,000
Winner Image 9
Birthday Winner Claims Two Cash5 Top Prize Tickets
Winner Image 10
$3,000,000 Lottery Winner Looks to Cross Off Bucket List with Best Friend
Winner Image 11
Lottery Winner Pays It Forward with Random Act of Kindness
Winner Image 12
Wethersfield Man Rings in $25,000 in Time for Wedding
Winner Image 13
Broad Brook Woman Feels Lucky, Wins $10,000 Lottery Prize
Winner Image 14
Seymour Man Donates to Community and Shares $50,000 Lottery Prize
Winner Image 15
Lucky Woman Buys Husband New Truck with $25,000 Lottery Win
Winner Image 16
Volunteer Hospital Worker Shares $25,000 with Son and Granddaughter
Winner Image 17
Kind Gesture Leads to a Lucky $30,000 Lottery Prize for East Haven Woman
Winner Image 18
New Britain Winner to Spend Lottery Prize on Family Education
Winner Image 19
Hamden Woman Collects $10,000 on “Replay” KENO Ticket
OUR WINNERS
 
 
PLEASE PLAY RESPONSIBLY. Purchasers must be 18 or older.
The CLC makes no representation or guarantee as to the accuracy of the information contained on this website. By using this website, you agree to the terms contained
in our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. The information and materials in this website are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either, express or implied.
In the event of a discrepancy between information on the website regarding winning numbers, jackpots or prize payouts and the CLC’s enabling statutes, official rules,
regulations and procedures the enabling statutes, official rules, regulations and procedures shall prevail. All materials on this Website are owned by or licensed to the CLC.
Written permission required from the CLC in order to reproduce, distribute or display any images or content on this Website.
Copyright © 1999-2016. Connecticut Lottery Corporation. All rights reserved.