CT Lottery Official Web Site - Winners

 
SCRATCH GAMES WINNER!
Bob Parlante Wins Top Prize Playing "10X Cash 4th Edition"
$10,000 Lottery Prize is a Real “Heart-Pounder” for Ellington Winner
June 01, 2011 -- When the day’s weather forecast predicted hot weather,  it wasn’t long before Bob Parlante, an oil burner technician who lives in Ellington, answered the call of thirst with a bottle of water purchased at Tolland Xtra Mart, located at 153 Hartford Road, Route 30, in Tolland.  He also figured, “what the heck,” and also purchased a CT Lottery “10X Cash 4th Edition” instant ticket. 

Before Parlante left the store, he scratched the ticket and revealed several “X” multiplier symbols next to a corresponding prize amount.  “My heart was pounding like you wouldn’t believe.  I couldn’t believe it was me that was winning so much,” Parlante said.   When he totaled up his prizes, much to Parlante’s complete amazement, he had just won the game’s $10,000 top prize.  “I let out the biggest yell, and gave the clerk a nice tip!” Parlante told Lottery officials with a chuckle.   

Parlante, 60, immediately called his daughter to share his thrilling news.  “She was even more excited than I was…she cried,” said Parlante.

Parlante traveled to CT Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill to collect his prize check for $6,853 (value after taxes).  “This is going to catch me right up.  I’m going to pay off my bills and get my boat into the slip this year.  I haven’t had it in the water for two years.  Tonight, I’m taking my family out to dinner along the shoreline to celebrate,” Parlante said.

For selling Parlante his $10,000 top prize winning ticket, Tolland Xtra Mart will receive a $100 bonus check from the CT Lottery.

More Stories

FEATURED WINNER STORIES
Winner Image 0
Happiness is…a Birthday Present Wrapped in a $200,000 Prize Winning Lottery Ticket
Winner Image 1
Guilford Retiree is On a Roll—Wins $10,000 Prize!
Winner Image 2
New Haven Man Receives an Unexpected Ticket and Wins $50,000 Prize
Winner Image 3
Seventh “5 Card Cash” Winner Claims $255,555 Top Drawing Prize
Winner Image 4
Wallingford Man is 18th “Super Cashword 16” $50,000 Top Prize Winner
Winner Image 5
Canterbury Man Gets “Bejeweled” and Instantly Wins $50,000 Top Prize
Winner Image 6
Avon Man Becomes 14th “Lucky for Life” Winner in CT to Claim “$25,000 a Year for Life” 2nd Prize
Winner Image 7
Stratford’s “Lucky for Life” Winner Claims “$25,000 a Year for Life” Second Prize
Winner Image 8
Oh What a Feeling—Burlington Man Finds “$100,000 Prize Win” in Six Red Words
Winner Image 9
Long-Awaited Lucky for Life Second Prize for February 27th is Claimed
Winner Image 10
Good Karma Pays Off—Tolland Resident Wins $25,000 Prize
Winner Image 11
First of Two “Lucky for Life” Second Prize Winning Tickets Claimed for July 28
Winner Image 12
Lucky Number “7” is Just the Ticket for Bristol’s $77,777 Prize Winner
Winner Image 13
Manchester Resident Wins Connecticut’s “Lotto” Jackpot for $3,600,000
Winner Image 14
Scores of “Summertime Super Draw” Winners Step Forward to Claim Their Prizes
Winner Image 15
Norwalk Man is 6th “5 Card Cash” Winner to Claim $255,555 Top Prize
Winner Image 16
Groton’s $255,555 Top Prize Winner Celebrates “5 Card Cash” Match
Winner Image 17
West Hartland Man Gets “Lucky” and Wins $25,000 a Year for Life Prize
Winner Image 18
Summertime Super Draw Winner Claims $1,000,000 Top Prize for July 6
Winner Image 19
Greenwich “Powerball” Winner Celebrates Holiday Weekend with $1,000,000 Prize Win
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 © 1999-2014. Connecticut Lottery Corporation. All rights reserved.