CT Lottery Official Web Site - Winners

 
DRAWING GAMES WINNER!
Betty Guerrera and Christa Gillespie Claim $40,000 Powerball Prize for September 28 Drawing
Waterbury Neighbors Split $40,000 Powerball® with Power Play® Prize
October 22, 2013 -- As neighbors and very close friends, Betty Guerrera and Christa Gillespie of Waterbury spend a lot of time together; going for walks, attending holiday parties, and shopping.  So, when Betty suggested to Christa that they should get a Powerball ticket for the September 28th drawing and split the cost, Christa easily agreed.  Days later, the two “best buddies” would partake in yet another activity together—the joy of cashing in a $40,000 prize winning Powerball ticket.

“I saw we got the Powerball number in the morning newspaper, and then that our first four numbers were a match,” Betty told Lottery officials.  “I woke up my husband to have him verify the numbers on our ticket.  I thought we won $10,000, but then I remembered I added the Power Play multiplier to the ticket.  That’s when I started jumping up and down and screaming.  I realized we won $40,000.”

The winning Powerball numbers on September 28 were 14 - 47 - 52 - 53 - 54.  Betty and Christa’s “Quick Pick” ticket matched four of the five numbers drawn, plus the Powerball number, 5.  Because their ticket was Power Played, their $10,000 prize was automatically quadrupled to $40,000.  In total, 9,117 winning Powerball tickets were sold statewide on that date, with prizes ranging from $4 to $40,000.  

Betty and Christa came to CT Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill so that each could claim their half of the $40,000 prize.  “This will help to pay some vet bills.  I’ll also give a little to my kids, and put some money towards a kitchen remodeling project,” Betty said.  Christa planned to share some of the prize with her family, and to visit a nice jewelry store on her upcoming cruise to St. Thomas.  

Betty and Christa’s prize winning Powerball ticket was purchased at Town Plot IGA Supermarket, located at 286 Fairfield Avenue in Waterbury.

More Stories

FEATURED WINNER STORIES
Winner Image 0
Hebron Retiree Multiplies His Prize “20 Times” for $20,000 Win
Winner Image 1
Windsor Man Celebrates “Happy Holidays” with $25,000 Prize Winning Ticket
Winner Image 2
New Haven Mom Wins “Lifetime” Prize Worth $2,000 a Month for Life!
Winner Image 3
Jar of Coins Adds Up to $20,000 Lottery Prize Win
Winner Image 4
Who Let The Dogs Out? Bethel's $10,000 Powerball Prize Winner!
Winner Image 5
Lucky Andover Couple Are Two Time “Lifetime” Prize Winners
Winner Image 6
Newington Man Claims “20X The Cash” Top Prize Win for $20,000
Winner Image 7
Happiness is…a Birthday Present Wrapped in a $200,000 Prize Winning Lottery Ticket
Winner Image 8
Guilford Retiree is On a Roll—Wins $10,000 Prize!
Winner Image 9
New Haven Man Receives an Unexpected Ticket and Wins $50,000 Prize
Winner Image 10
Seventh “5 Card Cash” Winner Claims $255,555 Top Drawing Prize
Winner Image 11
Wallingford Man is 18th “Super Cashword 16” $50,000 Top Prize Winner
Winner Image 12
Canterbury Man Gets “Bejeweled” and Instantly Wins $50,000 Top Prize
Winner Image 13
Avon Man Becomes 14th “Lucky for Life” Winner in CT to Claim “$25,000 a Year for Life” 2nd Prize
Winner Image 14
Stratford’s “Lucky for Life” Winner Claims “$25,000 a Year for Life” Second Prize
Winner Image 15
Oh What a Feeling—Burlington Man Finds “$100,000 Prize Win” in Six Red Words
Winner Image 16
Long-Awaited Lucky for Life Second Prize for February 27th is Claimed
Winner Image 17
Good Karma Pays Off—Tolland Resident Wins $25,000 Prize
Winner Image 18
First of Two “Lucky for Life” Second Prize Winning Tickets Claimed for July 28
Winner Image 19
Lucky Number “7” is Just the Ticket for Bristol’s $77,777 Prize Winner
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.