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Play3 “Triples” Thrill Thousands of Winners Two Nights in a RowTriples have struck back-to-back in the CT Lottery’s highly popular Play3 game – delivering thrilling wins to lucky players. The Luck of the Irish was with players on Sunday, March 17, when the drawing was 1-1-1 with the Wild Ball of 1. Then, on Monday, March 18, lucky number 7 ruled the night when the drawing was 7-7-7 with the Wild Ball of 7. These drawings resulted in over $3.5 million in prizes for over 13,000 players. 

Play3 and Play4 are the most popular lottery games with approximately 1.5 million tickets sold each day. Adding the Wild Ball feature provides even more opportunities to win. Players who add the Wild Ball can use it to replace one of the numbers drawn by the Lottery, boosting their chances of winning a prize. To learn more about Play3 and Play4 with Wild Ball players can visit

While many winners are expected to claim their prizes in the next few days, the CT Lottery reminds players that they have 180 calendar days from the date of draw to collect their winnings. The CT Lottery encourages all winners to redeem their tickets promptly.

Odds for Play3 and Play4 with Wild Ball vary by wager style. Purchasers must be 18 or older. Help is available for problem gambling. Call 888.789.7777 or visit

About the Connecticut Lottery Corporation:
The Connecticut Lottery Corporation (CLC) is a quasi-public state agency with the mission to generate revenue for Connecticut consistent with the highest standards of good public policy and social responsibility. In fiscal year 2023, players won more than $1.1 billion in prize money and retailers earned more than $88 million in commissions. At the same time, the CLC provided more than $404 million to support the valuable services and programs funded by the state’s General Fund including public health, libraries, public safety, education and more. Since the Lottery began in 1972, its contributions to the General Fund have exceeded $11.5 billion through FY23.
The CLC reminds the public that Lottery purchasers must be 18 or older. For information about the CT Lottery, stop by any CT Lottery retailer, visit, join us on Facebook (, Instagram (, X (, or call (860) 713-2700.



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