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$25.8 Million Lotto Jackpot-Winning Ticket Purchased at Stop & Shop in DanburyOf the 46,041 winning tickets sold for the Friday, November 1, 2019, Lotto jackpot drawing, one contained a six-number match worth $25.8 million (a lump-sum value of $21.3 million).  The numbers drawn that night were 1 – 9 – 10 – 15 – 41 – 43.  The jackpot-winning ticket was sold at Stop & Shop located at 44 Lake Avenue Ext., in Danbury. For its part in selling the winning ticket, that Stop & Shop location will receive a $10,000 retailer commission.

“We’re ecstatic that we have a Lotto jackpot winner in Connecticut’s game,” said CT Lottery President and CEO Greg Smith.  “This will certainly be life-changing for someone.  We can’t wait to congratulate the winner in person.  This win was also good for our retailer, Stop & Shop.  The Lotto game’s jackpot, whether $25 million or $1 million, will always be life changing.  We encourage players to stay in the game.”

Jackpot winners have the choice of receiving their winnings either as an annuity (21 payments), or one-time cash lump sum.  Players have 180 calendar days, or until April 29, 2020, to claim their prizes.

Tickets can be checked online at CTLOTTERY.ORG, by scanning in a lottery Ticket Checker, by using the official CT Lottery Mobile App, or at any lottery retailer location.

The Lotto jackpot is won by matching all six winning numbers drawn.  A Lotto ticket costs $1 and players select six numbers between 1 and 44, or they can ask for a Lotto "Quick Pick" to let the computer randomly pick their numbers.  The overall odds of winning a Lotto prize are 1 in 39.3.  Odds of winning the jackpot are approximately 1 in 7.1 million.

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.



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