Maureen Patino Claims $250,000 Mega Millions Prize for Sept. 18 Drawing
Stratford Resident’s “Quick Pick” is a $250,000 Mega Millions® Prize Winner
September 21, 2012 --
Congratulations to Maureen Patino of Stratford who became the fourth CT Lottery ticketholder this year to match 5 numbers in the Mega Millions
game and win $250,000.
The winning Mega Millions
numbers drawn on September 18 were 5 – 9 – 22 – 36 – 49 The Mega Ball number was 36. A total of 4,050 winning Mega Millions tickets were sold statewide on that date; values ranged from $2 to $250,000 each.
Had Patino added the Megaplier® feature to her Mega Millions “Quick Pick” ticket for an extra $1 at the time of purchase, her $250,000 prize would have been automatically multiplied by four making for an incredible $1,000,000 prize win.
Thursday morning, Patino arrived at lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill to accept a prize check for $170,750 (value after taxes).
For selling Patino her $250,000 prize winning ticket, Stop & Shop #620, located at 40 Quality Street in Trumbull will receive a $2,500 bonus from the CT Lottery.