Hamden Man Celebrates a Cool $50,000 Win on “Super Cashword 18”
Sam Mitchell of Hamden gets breakfast with his girlfriend every morning before work. However, one lucky morning when Sam decided to play “Super Cashword 18
”, it turned out to be very special.
Mitchell was ecstatic as he realized he had won, “I was jumping up and down—at first I thought it was $5,000, then I yelled ‘No it’s $50,000!’” The whole restaurant cheered for the big winner as he celebrated. To confirm his winnings, Mitchell used the nearest Ticket Checker.
As a hard working tow truck driver, Mitchell had to wait to claim his ticket. “I had to take a half day [to drive to the CT Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill]. I kept the ticket on me at all times—I even locked it in my truck at work,” Mitchell told Lottery officials with a hearty laugh.
“I’m going to keep working but put a little away—and buy my girlfriend a ring,” Mitchell happily stated. When asked about the significance of the ring, Mitchell smiled and said, “She [Mitchell’s girlfriend] already has one of those [engagement ring], I just want to buy her something better.”
For selling the winning ticket, Galaxy Fuel located on 180 New Haven Avenue in Milford will receive a $500 check from the CT Lottery.