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Teri Torres Wins $25,000 Playing “Red Hot 5s Doubler”
Winner:Teri Torres, Fairfield
Claim Date:
Game:RED HOT 5s DOUBLER
Prize:$25,000
Retailer:
Speedy Mart, East Norwalk
Fairfield Nanny “Doubles” Her Fun and Wins $25,000 PrizeBefore meeting her father for lunch last week, 19-year old nanny, Teri Torres of Fairfield, stopped to get a soda and purchased a CT Lottery “Red Hot 5s Doubler”  instant game ticket.  “I had $5 left in change.  I saw that the ticket was new, so I bought it,” Torres said.

Returning to her car, Torres scratched her ticket and revealed two “X” multiplier symbols.  The “5X” symbol multiplied her $1,000 prize by five times; the next, a “2X” symbol, doubled the corresponding $10,000 prize, making her total prize an incredible $25,000.  “When I saw I won, I stopped breathing.  I was shaking,” Torres told lottery officials, her smile aglow with joy.  “I had no number matches, but I still won $25,000.  It’s amazing.”

Later, when Torres showed her father, Eric, her winning Red Hot 5s Doubler ticket, his reaction was enthusiastic.  “I freaked,” Eric Torres told Lottery officials with a laugh.  “She’s always lucky.”

Sales began for the CT Lottery Red Hot 5s Doubler on May 23, introducing players to a unique new game feature—a two-sided ticket.  There are 10 chances to win on the front of the ticket, and 5 more chances to win on the back.  The top prize is $50,000.

Torres and her dad arrived at CT Lottery in Rocky Hill on this beautiful, sun-filled day to accept her prize check for $17,126 (value after taxes).  “I’m going to put this money right in the bank,” said Torres brightly.

Torres purchased her $25,000 prize winning Red Hot 5s Doubler ticket at Country Liquors, located at 140 West Street in Bolton.  Country Liquors will receive $250 from the CT Lottery for doing so.

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The winning names, stories and photos on this website are just a small number of the thousands who claim prizes. The fact is, people win every day with the CT Lottery! Below is a list of recently claimed prizes of $10,000 or more. Please Note: When a winning scratch ticket is validated through a Lottery Retailer's terminal, the remaining number of unclaimed prizes for that prize level is automatically updated reflecting one less prize. Until the individual or group presents their winning ticket for claim at CT Lottery Headquarters, the identity of a winner is unknown.

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