CT Lottery Official Web Site - Winners

 
DRAWING GAMES WINNER!
Robert Nickle and family share their $5 Million check
‘I’m Going Fishing!’ Stratford Man Reels in $5 Million Mega Millions® Prize
March 16, 2018 -- Robert Nickle of Stratford couldn’t help but smile yesterday afternoon as he claimed his Mega Millions® $5,000,000 prize! “I’m still a bundle of nerves,” Nickle laughed while claiming his prize. Nickle was coming back from work when he decided to purchase a Mega Millions ticket from his favorite deli. “I go to [Dolly’s Deli] all the time on the way home.”

The Mega Millions winning numbers drawn on March 13 were ---- 6 – 30 – 58 – 60 – 61 Megaball: 17, Megaplier®: 5. Nickle matched 5 numbers and added the Megaplier which multiplied his Quick Pick ticket prize from $1,000,000 to $5,000,000. This is the first CT Lottery $5,000,000 Mega Millions prize ever!

It wasn’t until the next morning that Nickle checked his numbers in his truck. Elated, the lucky winner ran back into the house to have his daughter double check his ticket. Nickle couldn’t help but go back to his favorite deli to deliver the good news. “They were knocking stuff over as they were coming to congratulate me!”

Nickle plans to purchase a house for his family and looks to enjoy the outdoors with more free time. “After today, no more work—I’m going fishing! Normally I go fishing near the Long Island Sound, but I might travel out some more now—maybe to Maine!”

Dolly’s Deli LLC, located on 6 Boston Avenue in Stratford, will receive a $2,500 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

The Mega Millions jackpot is still up for grabs! An estimated $345 million Mega Millions® jackpot with a cash lump sum option of $205.3 million could be drawn tonight. The overall odds of winning a Mega Millions prize are 1 in 24.0. Odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350 million.

More Stories

FEATURED WINNER STORIES
Winner Image 0
Stamford Man's Cash5 Top Prize Win Feels Doubly Good the Second Time Around
Winner Image 1
New Haven Teacher Wins $30,000 Top Prize Twice in the Same Month
Winner Image 2
Mother and Daughter Play the Same Cash5 Numbers, Each Win $100,000 Top Prize
Winner Image 3
Longtime McDonald's Employee is Served an Extra "Hot -n- Spicy" Ticket Worth $177,777
Winner Image 4
A Tank Full of Gas and a $50,000 Winning Ticket, Please
Winner Image 5
Harwinton Woman is "Tickled Pink" by $20,000 Top Prize Win
Winner Image 6
Bread Delivery Route Pays Off for Stratford Woman with a Whole "Lotto" Dough
Winner Image 7
Trumbull Man Wins $20,000 Top Prize — TWICE — Same Day, Same Lottery Retailer
Winner Image 8
Christmas Day Millionaires Claim $3 Million-Prize Winning Mega Millions Ticket
Winner Image 9
Stamford Man Wins $20,000 Keno Prize with Bonus Multiplier
Winner Image 10
Prospect Woman Takes Friendly Advice, Wins $20,000
Winner Image 11
Milford Winner Recounts Whirlwind Year and Appearance on HGTV's "My Lottery Dream Home"
Winner Image 12
Bridgeport Woman's Win is a Real Life-Changer
Winner Image 13
$100,000 Prize Comes at Just the Right Time
Winner Image 14
Branford Mom Chooses to "Smile Anyway" with $10,000 Prize
Winner Image 15
West Haven High School Custodian Cleans Up with $25,000 Top Prize
Winner Image 16
22-Year-Old Waitress Wins $30,000 Prize in Historic Mega Millions Jackpot Drawing
Winner Image 17
Redding Resident Claims $1,000,000 Powerball® Prize for May 2 Drawing
Winner Image 18
22-Year-Old Grad Receives “Token Gift” Worth $2,000 Every Month for the Rest of Her Life
Winner Image 19
“The Lottery Club” of Fairfield Claims $2 Million Mega Millions® Prize
OUR WINNERS
 
 
Use your GameSense. 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 is required from the CLC in order to reproduce, distribute or display any images or content on this Website.
Copyright © 1999-2019. Connecticut Lottery Corporation. All rights reserved.