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OVER $10 BILLION RAISED FOR CONNECTICUT SINCE 1972. 
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Winner:Vincent Mcgivney, East Berlin
Claim Date:
Game:LOTTO!
Prize:$2,734,496
Retailer:
Berlin Convenience & Deli, East Berlin
East Berlin Lottery Retailer is a “Three-Peat” Millionaire Maker!On May 6, Vincent McGivney of East Berlin walked into the CT Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill and claimed the $3.4 million Lotto jackpot for the February 18, 2014 drawing.  It was a colossal win for McGivney and an astonishing occurrence for Berlin Convenience & Deli in East Berlin, the lottery retailer who sold the winning ticket.

“It’s the third time in just over a year that we’ve sold a ticket worth at least a million dollars,” said Naeem Uddin, owner of Berlin Convenience & Deli.  “After we sold the first couple million dollar wins, I said, ‘We’re on a roll!’  Now that we’ve sold a Lotto jackpot ticket, who knows what could be next!”

McGivney’s Lotto “Quick Pick” ticket contained the numbers 6-21-25-27-32-42, a perfect match to the winning numbers drawn Tuesday, February 18, 2014.  In total, 4,682 winning Lotto tickets were sold for that date, with prizes ranging from $2 to $3,400,000.

CT’s Lotto jackpot is payable as a 21-year annuity or a one-time cash lump-sum.  McGivney elected to claim the jackpot’s cash lump-sum prize for $2,734,496 (before taxes).

A Lottery retailer since 2008, Berlin Convenience & Deli, located at 831 Mill Street, is developing quite a reputation for itself as an incredibly lucky location.   In addition to McGivney’s Lotto jackpot winning ticket; they sold Richard Sousa of Southington a $1,000,000 prize winning “Powerball” Quick Pick ticket for the December 19, 2012 drawing and Karol Thompson of Middletown a $1,000,000 “Mega Millions” Quick Pick ticket for the April 26, 2013 draw.  

“We couldn’t be happier for Mr. McGivney.  It feels great that another one of our customers was a big winner for the CT Lottery,” Uddin said.

Thanks to McGivney’s lucky lottery purchase, Berlin Convenience & Deli is also a winner—they will receive a $10,000 bonus from the CT Lottery for selling the Lotto jackpot ticket.

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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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