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Connecticut's "Lotto!" Jackpot is Now Third-Highest in Game's History

Tonight's Lotto jackpot, worth $25.2 million with a cash lump sum-value of $20.52 million, is one for the record books. When the jackpot rolled last Friday without a winner, it claimed its place as the third-highest jackpot in the game's history.

The last time the Lotto jackpot exceeded $25 million was on Jan. 1, 2002, when it was $28.5 million.  The highest Lotto jackpot won was on Dec. 1, 1992. That jackpot totaled $31 million. 

"For just $1 per play, Connecticut's Lotto jackpot game gives players the best chance at winning the $25.2 million prize," said Greg Smith, CT Lottery's President and CEO. "Lotto has the best odds when compared to other larger draw games, because it's Connecticut-only. We are hopeful that tonight's Lotto drawing produces a jackpot winner and we know it will be sold in Connecticut."

Lotto is easy to play. Stop by any CT Lottery retailer and ask for a Lotto "Quick Pick" to let the computer randomly pick your numbers, or fill in a play slip to select your own six numbers between 1 and 44. The Lotto jackpot is won by matching all 6 winning numbers drawn.

Lotto drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 10:38 PM and televised on WCCT-TV.  On drawing nights, wagering closes at 10:20 PM and reopens at 10:46 PM.

Since the current Lotto jackpot run started on January 5, 2018, of Lotto sales have generated more than $22 million in General Fund contributions.

The overall odds of winning a Lotto prize are 1 in 39.3. Odds of winning the jackpot are approximately 1 in 7,059,052.



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