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CT Lottery looking for $4.9 million winner
If you played the Connecticut Lottery's Classic Lotto game on Friday, you'll want to check your ticket.Someone won the $4.9 million jackpot but hasn't yet stepped forward to claim the prize.The winning numbers were eight-21-22-27-35 and 42. This is the third time this year a winning ticket has been sold for the jackpot. Chances of winning are one in seven million.Nearly ten-thousand other people won smaller prizes in Friday's drawing.Players have a year to claim their prizes. Dennis Chapman, vic ...
Aug 16, 2005, 8:48 am - Lottery News forum

Connecticut likely to stick with Powerball
Connecticut gaming officials are ready to approve changes to the Powerball lottery, including steeper odds and back-loaded jackpot payments, despite concerns raised last month by Gov. M. Jodi Rell.Paul A. Young, executive director of the Division of Special Revenue, wrote to the governor late last week, saying that the alternative is for Connecticut not to participate in the multi-state lottery game.Young also wrote that the changes, which already have been approved by the other participating st ...
Aug 16, 2005, 7:51 am - Lottery News forum

Connecticut Gov. considers dumping Powerball
Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell thinks Powerball, the multi-state lottery game that offers huge potential payoffs, is about to become a lousy bet.The agency that runs the game announced the odds of winning will be a lot higher starting next month, and winners who opt for multi-year payouts will wait longer for the big money.Rell asked state officials to review the new lottery rules and decide if it is still a good deal for Connecticut lottery players. If we don't approve of the rules, in essen ...
Jul 17, 2005, 1:30 pm - Lottery News forum

Conn. couple claims $59.5 million Powerball lottery jackpot
A couple from Seymour, Connecticut has claimed Saturday's $59.5 million Powerball jackpot.Christopher and Lucille Ewen of Seymour were introduced Wednesday at a news conference at lottery headquarters. Their prize is the largest in the 33-year-old history of the Connecticut State Lottery.Christopher Ewen said he was out of town for the weekend and didn't check his lottery tickets until Tuesday. The electronic hardware salesman said he's already told a fishing buddy to sell his small boat because ...
Jun 29, 2005, 6:51 pm - Lottery News forum

Winning Powerball lottery ticket sold in Conn.
The only jackpot-winning ticket sold for Saturday night's $59.5 million multistate Powerball drawing was sold in Connecticut, a spokeswoman for the state lottery said.The winner had not come forward and officials were not immediately sure where the ticket was sold, Diane Patterson said.The jackpot is the largest in the 32-year history of the Connecticut State Lottery, Patterson said, and came eight years to the day since the last time a Connecticut resident won the Powerball jackpot.A New Britai ...
Jun 27, 2005, 2:06 pm - Lottery News forum

Court: Ex-Husband Can Share Lottery Jackpot
The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Monday that the ex-husband of a $7 million lottery winner deserves to share her fortune.The high court's 5-0 ruling upheld a lower court order that Pamela Noyes-Dombrowski pay Eugene M. Dombrowski alimony after the dissolution of their nearly 14-year marriage.In 1992, after years of spending a few dollars each week playing the lottery, despite opposition from her husband, Noyes-Dombrowski hit the jackpot for $7 million. She opted to receive the winnings in ann ...
Mar 22, 2005, 8:09 am - Lottery News forum

CT Lottery must pay an extra $581,000 for drawing mistake
Honoring all six numbers drawn in Friday's flawed Cash 5 lottery game will cost the Connecticut Lottery Corp. an extra $581,000, lottery officials said Monday.The lottery will honor 3,451 additional tickets, five of which are worth $100,000 each, said lottery spokeswoman Diane Patterson. It's amazing what one little number can do, Patterson said.The problem occurred when an employee got the cue to begin the drawing and plucked a No. 7 pingpong ball from those swirling in the mixing chamber. W ...
Mar 22, 2005, 7:36 am - Lottery News forum

Connecticut Lottery raises, bonuses rankle lawmakers
Raises of between 3 percent and 6 percent and cash bonuses of 11 percent to several Connecticut lottery officials last summer have prompted a call by some lawmakers to review salaries at Connecticut's quasi-public agencies.The Connecticut Lottery Corp. authorized incentive payments for 17 officials, including two part-timers. The total value of the bonuses is $160,926.Some lawmakers and labor leaders say the raises and bonuses are discouraging to rank-and-file state workers who are being asked ...
Jan 10, 2005, 1:54 pm - Lottery News forum

Connecticut lottery error gives players another chance to win
A malfunction with the Connecticut Lottery's equipment on Wednesday resulted in more winning combinations for ticket buyers in the state's mid-day drawings.The state Division of Special Revenue was investigating what went wrong with the drawings of the Mid-Day 3 and Mid-Day 4 numbers. The problem did not affect the nightly drawings, which are done on different machines, Lottery officials said.Officials discovered the malfunction after the numbers were drawn live on television just before 2 p ...
Dec 9, 2004, 8:08 am - Lottery News forum

Technology glitch plagues Connecticut Lottery
What a Connecticut Lottery Corp. spokeswoman described as a hiccup in a ticket sales computer system may have cost the state and its lottery agents tens of thousands of dollars in lost sales Monday.The computer glitch left Connecticuts 2,800 lottery agents without operating ticket terminals for more than 10 hours during the morning and early afternoon Monday.The problem wasnt corrected until about 2:30 p.m., which meant that thousands of customers were unable to buy tickets for Mondays midday ...
Oct 19, 2004, 11:04 am - Lottery News forum