|Winner:||Carmelo Morales Jr|
|Game:||5X THE MONEY 11TH EDITION|
|Retailer:||Ultra Fuel Quik Mart Llc, East Hartford|
A Tank Full of Gas and a $50,000 Winning Ticket, PleaseYesterday afternoon, Carmelo Morales, Jr. of East Hartford stopped to
put gas in his car, and also purchased two CT Lottery scratch tickets.
was talking on the phone with a friend while scratching the [5X The
Money 11th Edition] ticket," Carmelo told Lottery officials. "When I
saw I had a number match with a $50,000 prize, I let out a yell. My
friend asked me what was wrong. I told him I just won $50,000!"
went back inside the store and scanned it in the ticket checker, just
to make sure. Then I called my wife to tell her. She didn't believe
me. You know, I told my wife that one day we'd be coming to Lottery
Carmelo plans to use his unexpected windfall to pay bills, and go on a vacation with his wife.
The overall odds of winning a 5X The Money 11th Edition (#1434) prize are 1 in 3.63. Of the game’s eight top prizes worth $50,000 each, four remain to be claimed.
Carmelo purchased his top prize winning ticket at Ultra Fuel Quik Mart at 58 Ellington Road, East Hartford.