April Michaud Wins with "Lucky-4-Life" Drawing Game Ticket
Split Second Decision Wins Windsor Woman $10,000 Prize
March 03, 2011 -- While shopping at the Price Chopper grocery store located on Poquonock Avenue in Windsor, April Michaud, also of Windsor, cashed a $4 prize winning "Lucky-4-Life" drawing ticket. Instead of pocketing her prize, she purchased two Lucky-4-Life "Quick Picks" for the January 24, 2011 drawing. It was a split second decision that ultimately multiplied the original $2 ticket price by 5,000 times—and won Michaud a cool $10,000.The winning Lucky-4-Life numbers drawn on January 24 were 06-20-22 and 35. Michaud matched those four numbers, but did not match the Lucky Ball number, which was 08.While filling up their car at a gas station, it was Michaud’s husband, Michael, who went inside to check April’s Lucky-4-Life ticket in the lottery "Ticket Checker" and discovered it was a $10,000 winner. "When he came back to the car and told me to put the ticket in a safe place, it took my breath away," Michaud explained to Lottery officials. "It was only a couple months ago that I started playing the game, so I was totally shocked," she said.The Michauds arrived at Lottery Headquarters recently to claim a check for $6,850 (prize value after taxes). "The money will help pay for our summer vacation now; this was good timing!" she said with a laugh.Michaud joins three other lucky Windsor residents who have also won $10,000 playing Lucky-4-Life, including Bobbie Gray, Betty Moody, and Dawn Woodward.
FEATURED WINNER STORIES
Keno Player Marks His Numbers “On the Spot” and Wins $11,250
New Britain Winner Bags $5.2 Million Lotto® Jackpot Prize for April 8th Drawing
On the Spot® Keno Play is a “Strong” $50,000 Win!
Best Buds Add Cash5 $100,000 Top Prize to Their “Bucket” List of Fun
Bristol Man Strikes It Hot, Wins a Cool $57,777 Top Prize
History Repeats Itself at Fairfield Newsstand, Sells “$25,000 a Year for Life” Prize Twice in Two Years
Enfield’s “Lucky for Life” Winning Ticket Holder Steps Forward to Claim $390,000 Prize
“Old-time” Southbury Retailer Sells “$5,000 a Month for Life” Top Prize Ticket
Portland Man Finds $50,000 Powerball Prize in a Pile of Tickets
Meriden Resident Realizes $50,000 Lottery Prize Win
Good Luck Smiles on Enfield Man, Wins “Lucky Links” Top Prize
Shoreline Resident Claims “5X The Money” $50,000 Top Prize
Cash5 $100,000 Top Prize is Claimed for Nov. 6 Drawing
“Win for Life” Creates a “$7,500 a Month for Life” Top Prize Winner in Stamford
Another Southbury Resident Claims a Multi-Million Dollar Prize Win!
Southbury Man Claims “Lucky Links with 2XPOWER” $50,000 Top Prize
Manchester Powerball Winner Claims Third $1,000,000 Prize for Jan. 13
Stamford Resident is Second Powerball Winner to Claim $1,000,000 Prize for Jan. 13
Beginner’s Luck Pays Off Big with $1,000,000 Powerball Prize
Groton Man Wins CT’s First $1,000,000 Powerball Prize of the New Year
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
. The information and
materials in this website are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either, express
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 © 1999-2016. Connecticut Lottery Corporation. All rights reserved.