CT Lottery Official Web Site - Winners

 
DRAWING GAMES WINNER!
Michelle Sauve Wins Third Classic Lotto Jackpot of the Year
East Hartford Resident Claims $1.6 Million Classic Lotto Jackpot
September 17, 2008 -- As a reservationist for a major airline carrier, Michelle Sauve is trained to be unflappable, which is just what she was as she arrived at the CT Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill today to claim her $1.6 million Classic Lotto jackpot prize.

The cool, calm, and collected East Hartford resident presented the winning ticket to Lottery officials on Wednesday morning. The winning ticket had been sitting on Michelle's kitchen table since she purchased it last April 15th tax day, of all days. Last Sunday evening, she decided to do some cleaning, and checked her ticket numbers against the winning numbers on the CT Lottery's web page feature, "Did My Numbers Win?"

"When I saw that one of my tickets matched a couple of numbers, I thought 'cool.'  Then, I saw the third number matched, and then the fourth number. When I realized all six numbers matched, I was excited,"  said Sauve. When asked where she kept that winning ticket once she'd won the jackpot, she calmly replied, "Back on the kitchen table -- it was as safe a place as any."

As a regular Lottery player, Michelle buys Classic Lotto Quick Picks every Tuesday and Friday, and often plays Powerball when the jackpot rises.

Sauve's winning jackpot ticket was purchased at Shaw's Supermarket, on Broad Street in Manchester. Sauve opted to take the one-time cash lump sum value of $691,187, the prize value after taxes were deducted. The winning numbers for the April 15, 2008 drawing were 21-22-29-34-36-39. There were 5,391 winning tickets sold statewide for the drawing.

This year, Classic Lotto celebrates its 25th anniversary as one of Connecticut's favorite lottery games. Since its introduction, more than 1,100 people have won the jackpot.

More Stories

FEATURED WINNER STORIES
Winner Image 0
Norwalk Winner Scoops Up $1,000,000 Powerball Windfall Before the Blizzardy Snowfall
Winner Image 1
West Hartford Man is CT’s Newest $1,000,000 Top Prize Super Draw Winner!
Winner Image 2
New Britain Man Wins “5 Card Cash” $255,555 Top Drawing Prize
Winner Image 3
Colchester Resident Begins New Year with a $25,000 a Year for Life Prize Winning Combination!
Winner Image 4
Derby Mom Claims Memorable $20,000 “New Year’s $1,000,000 Super Draw” Prize
Winner Image 5
“Play4 Day” Number 4 - 4 - 4 - 4 Pays Out Record Breaking $5,042,500 in Prizes on Dec. 27
Winner Image 6
CT Lottery Celebrates a “Million Dollar Week” of Prize Winners
Winner Image 7
It’s a Green Christmas for This New London $1,000,000 Powerball Winner!
Winner Image 8
Windsor Scores Twice with “5 Card Cash” $255,555 Top Drawing Prize Win for Dec. 11
Winner Image 9
Bridgeport Woman’s Lucky “$25,000 a Year for Life” Second Prize is Second to None
Winner Image 10
Hebron Retiree Multiplies His Prize “20 Times” for $20,000 Win
Winner Image 11
Windsor Man Celebrates “Happy Holidays” with $25,000 Prize Winning Ticket
Winner Image 12
New Haven Mom Wins “Lifetime” Prize Worth $2,000 a Month for Life!
Winner Image 13
Jar of Coins Adds Up to $20,000 Lottery Prize Win
Winner Image 14
Who Let The Dogs Out? Bethel's $10,000 Powerball Prize Winner!
Winner Image 15
Lucky Andover Couple Are Two Time “Lifetime” Prize Winners
Winner Image 16
Newington Man Claims “20X The Cash” Top Prize Win for $20,000
Winner Image 17
Happiness is…a Birthday Present Wrapped in a $200,000 Prize Winning Lottery Ticket
Winner Image 18
Guilford Retiree is On a Roll—Wins $10,000 Prize!
Winner Image 19
New Haven Man Receives an Unexpected Ticket and Wins $50,000 Prize
OUR WINNERS
 
 

Connecticut Lottery Corporation
777 Brook Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
ctlottery@ctlottery.org

Lobby Hours: Mon. - Fri., 8:30am - 4:30pm
Click here for Lottery closings

Winning Numbers Line: (860) 713-2000
Fax: (860) 713-2805

PLEASE PLAY RESPONSIBLY. Purchasers must be 18 or older.
The CLC makes no representation or guarantee as to the accuracy of the information contained on this website. By using this website, you agree to the terms contained
in our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. The information and materials in this website are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either, express or implied.
In the event of a discrepancy between information on the website regarding winning numbers, jackpots or prize payouts and the CLC’s enabling statutes, official rules,
regulations and procedures the enabling statutes, official rules, regulations and procedures shall prevail. All materials on this Website are owned by or licensed to the CLC.
Written permission required from the CLC in order to reproduce, distribute or display any images or content on this Website.
Copyright © 1999-2015. Connecticut Lottery Corporation. All rights reserved.