CT Lottery Official Web Site - Winners

 
NEW APP!
SCRATCH GAMES WINNER!
Charlie Bennett Wins Top Prize Playing CT Lottery Instant Game
New Haven Man is a “High Roller” $30,000 Prize Winner
August 31, 2012 -- With $9 in change in his pocket, Charlie Bennett of New Haven bought three “High Roller” instant game tickets from a local lottery retailer.  Scanning his second ticket in a lottery Ticket Checker, Bennett believed he won $3,000 and was pretty happy about his win.  When Bennett later learned he was actually a $30,000 winner, he was ecstatic.  

“I didn’t notice the last zero,” Bennett told Lottery officials.  “I tried to cash my ticket at a high-tier claim center and they told me they couldn’t cash it—because it was worth $30,000 and I’d have to go to Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill to claim it.  I couldn’t believe it.”

Accepting a prize check for $20,491 (value after taxes), Bennett spoke of plans for his top prize win.  “First, I’m going to pay some bills.  Then, I’m going to take my wife and son on vacation to the Bahamas for a week.”

For selling Bennett his top prize winning ticket, Sam’s Food Store, located at 285 Whalley Avenue in New Haven will receive a $300 bonus check from the CT Lottery.

More Stories

FEATURED WINNER STORIES
Winner Image 0
Cash5 $100,000 Top Prize is Claimed for Nov. 6 Drawing
Winner Image 1
“Win for Life” Creates a “$7,500 a Month for Life” Top Prize Winner in Stamford
Winner Image 2
Another Southbury Resident Claims a Multi-Million Dollar Lottery Prize Win!
Winner Image 3
Southbury Man Claims “Lucky Links with 2XPOWER” $50,000 Top Prize
Winner Image 4
Manchester Powerball Winner Claims Third $1,000,000 Prize for Jan. 13
Winner Image 5
Stamford Resident is Second Powerball Winner to Claim $1,000,000 Prize for Jan. 13
Winner Image 6
Beginner’s Luck Pays Off Big with $1,000,000 Powerball Prize
Winner Image 7
Groton Man Wins CT’s First $1,000,000 Powerball Prize of the New Year
Winner Image 8
Torrington Resident Gets the “STAR” Treatment, Wins $1,000,000 Top Prize!
Winner Image 9
Danbury Roofer Fulfills Life-Long Dream with a “$50,000 Cash” Top Prize Ticket
Winner Image 10
Southport Resident Celebrates the Holidays with a “Lucky” Ticket Worth $10,000
Winner Image 11
Manchester Resident’s Powerball Quick Pick Ticket is a $1,000,000 Prize Winner
Winner Image 12
New Milford Dad Celebrates Life-Changing $100,000 Prize Win
Winner Image 13
Shelton’s “Lucky Links with 2XPOWER” Winner Claims $50,000 Top Prize
Winner Image 14
Grandfather’s $10,000 Top Prize Win is Out-of-Sight
Winner Image 15
Bolton Man’s Powerball Quick Pick Ticket is a $1,000,000 Prize Winner
Winner Image 16
Play4 Day Number 5-5-5-5 Pays Out $3.4 Million in Prizes on Sept. 10
Winner Image 17
Suffield Man Wins $1.5 Million Lotto Jackpot Prize with Father’s Birthday Numbers
Winner Image 18
Two Winners Claim Two 5 Card Cash $255,555 Top Drawing Prizes on Sept. 8
Winner Image 19
Connecticut’s Fifth Lucky for Life $25,000 a Year for Life Prize is Claimed
OUR WINNERS
 
 

Connecticut Lottery Corporation
777 Brook Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
ctlottery@ctlottery.org

Lobby Hours: Mon. - Fri., 8:30am - 4:30pm
Click here for Lottery closings

Winning Numbers Line: (860) 713-2000
Fax: (860) 713-2805

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.