Father and Daughter Share Top Prize
$1.7 Million Classic Lotto Jackpot Claimed!
January 12, 2009 --
The $1.7 million Classic Lotto
jackpot from January 2, 2009 has been claimed at the CT Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill by Mr. Omesh Sahni of New Fairfield, CT and his daughter Ms. Sarita Sahni, of Carmel, NY.
The father and daughter duo chose to take their jackpot winnings in a one time cash lump sum option, with each of them receiving $359,083 (after taxes).
While the Sahni family's winning jackpot ticket was the only one sold for the January 2 Classic Lotto drawing, there were also 6,117 additional winning tickets in that draw, winning prizes ranging from $2 to $1,302. The winning Classic Lotto numbers were 17-18-24-34-36-44.
The winning jackpot ticket was sold by the Shaws Supermarket in New Fairfield, CT. A selling bonus of $10,000 is awarded to retailers in good standing that sell Classic Lotto jackpot tickets.