ShopRite of East Haven Sells $1,000,000 Powerball Prize Winning Ticket
December 17, 2013 --
The CT Lottery announced today that William Pearson of New Haven has claimed the $1,000,000 Powerball® prize for the December 11 drawing. As CT’s newest Powerball “Match 5” prize winner, Pearson increased the total number of lucky wins to 21 since the new Powerball game began on January 15, 2012—16 worth $1,000,000, plus another 5 that were Power Played® for the game’s $2,000,000 prize.
The winning Powerball
numbers drawn on December 11 were 1 - 10 - 13 - 18 - 19 the Powerball number was 27. In total, 10,104 winning Powerball tickets were sold statewide for that date, with prizes ranging from $4 to $1,000,000.
Pearson, who chose his own numbers to play, matched the first 5 numbers drawn for the game’s $1,000,000 prize. Pearson claimed his prize at CT Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill and received a check for $683,000 (value after taxes).
A lottery retailer since October 2013, ShopRite of East Haven, located at 745 Foxon Road, will receive a $2,500 bonus check from the CT Lottery for selling Pearson his winning ticket.