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Hundreds Descend on Lottery Headquarters To Collect Winnings
Four little numbers added up to nearly $6 million for 4,653 people who played the Connecticut Lottery's Play 4 game last Friday.All of the tickets had the winning combination of 1-0-1-0.On Monday, hundreds went to the Lottery's main Claim Center located on John Downey Drive in New Britain to collect their cash for their winning 1-0-1-0 tickets.According to Dennis Chapman, Vice President of Marketing Sales for the Lottery, Many people have numbers in their lifetime that are personal. The inter ...
Sep 14, 2004, 7:42 am - Lottery News forum

Connecticut recalls 300 scratch tickets
A printing glitch on tickets for a scratch-off lottery game has prompted a recall of 300 tickets, Connecticut lottery officials said Friday.Printing omissions were discovered on a Tropical Fun $10 scratch-game ticket by a customer. The mistake could lead customers to believe tickets were winners when they actually were not, said James Vance, president and CEO of Connecticut Lottery Corp.About 300 tickets were deactivated because of the glitch, 102 of which were sold before the error was discov ...
Aug 2, 2004, 9:48 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery winner enjoying life
Donald Boo-boo Smith is, in his own words, a Greenwich original. At 60 years old, the Chickahominy native has never had a telephone -- let alone a cell phone -- or used a credit card. He has not owned a car since the late 1960s. Until recently, he had never opened a bank account. I'm living my life the way I want to, Smith said over coffee yesterday at the Plaza Restaurant on Railroad Avenue, where he can be found most mornings. I don't live for the Joneses. Instead, Smith said he has spent ...
Jul 29, 2004, 1:48 pm - Lottery News forum

Connecticut firefighter wins $2.6M
Litchfield, Conecticut resident James Lynch beat the odds when he became $2.6 million richer, winning the states Classic Lottery jackpot on April 13.Lynch, of South Street, is a battalion chief with the Waterbury Fire Department. According to his co-workers, Lynch is still employed by the department. Area residents say Lynch and his wife Jacquelyn have children within the public school system.Approached about the prize Monday night, Lynch said he had no comment. Classic lottery tickets can be p ...
May 4, 2004, 7:03 am - Lottery News forum

Connecticut House votes to give jackpot to winner who missed deadline
A Hamden, Connecticut man who missed a deadline to cash in his winning $5.8 million Connecticut Lotto ticket may get a second chance to hit the jackpot.The state House of Representatives voted 81-64 Thursday to give the money to Clarence Jackson, 31, who bought the winning ticket for the Oct. 13, 1995, drawing and missed the one-year deadline to redeem it by three days.But there's a catch.The issue was referred back to the legislature's Appropriations Committee, because there was no money set as ...
Apr 16, 2004, 9:30 am - Lottery News forum

Connecticut Lottery Systems will be Shut Down Sunday
The Connecticut Lottery Corp. is shutting down its system statewide on Sunday to upgrade its software system.Lottery retailers will not be able to generate or cash lottery tickets on Sunday until around 7 p.m., when the conversion is expected to be complete.Lottery spokeswoman Diane Patterson said customers should try to purchase tickets on Saturday for Sunday's games.The installation will not affect Sunday's lottery game drawings for Play 3, Play 4 and Cash 5. The winning numbers for Saturday's ...
Mar 12, 2004, 7:43 am - Lottery News forum

Woman says rude customer led to windfall
A New Milford, Connecticut supermarket cashier says a rude customer turned out to be worth $25,000 to her.Loretta Morris says a disgruntled customer who asked for a $5 scratch-off lottery ticket last Tuesday told her to stick the ticket when he was asked for an ID.Morris says she took the ticket back and at the end of her shift, she decided to just buy the ticket instead of putting it back and having a loose ticket in the store.She took it home and after scratching off the little present and C ...
Dec 10, 2003, 7:20 am - Lottery News forum

CT Lottery makes good after two balls stick
Connecticut lottery officials said Saturday they will honor lottery tickets containing numbers of two lottery balls that got stuck during a drawing Friday night. The numbers 18 and 27 were placed in a mixer for the ''Cash 5'' drawing, but they got stuck in the number chute as the other 33 balls fell into the chamber, said Diane Patterson, lottery spokeswoman.Patterson said lottery officials didn't notice the problem until after the drawing, which was televised live.As a result, officials will ho ...
Aug 11, 2003, 2:56 am - Lottery News forum

Connecticut Investigates Lottery Mix-Up
Connecticut lottery officials were investigating why two lottery balls failed to drop during a drawing. The numbers 18 and 27 were placed in a mixer for the Cash 5 drawing Friday night, but they got stuck in the number chute as the other 33 balls fell into the chamber, said Diane Patterson, spokeswoman for the Connecticut Lottery Corporation.Patterson said lottery officials didn't notice the problem until after the drawing, which was televised live.Officials will honor tickets with winning com ...
Aug 9, 2003, 10:12 am - Lottery News forum