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CT Lottery Headquarters Will Be Closed Friday, July 3, in Observance of Independence Day

High-Tier Claim Centers Will Observe Regular Hours on Friday

ROCKY HILL, CT/July 1, 2020 – The CT Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day.  While the headquarters will not be open for business, the website, social media pages, and automated phone system will be available to obtain information.  Regularly scheduled lottery drawings will occur.

The CT Lottery’s headquarters remain restricted to the public, and is accepting drop-off claims and issuing appointments for prizes of $10,000 and more. Winning Lottery tickets for prizes up to $599 can be validated and cashed at any Lottery Retailer open on that day. High-Tier Claim Centers are able to cash CT Lottery prizes up to $5,000. For additional information on the CT Lottery’s adjusted claims process, please visit:

Below are the High-Tier Claim Center locations and hours for Friday, July 3:

  • C & A Market, West Haven, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (closed on Saturday, July 4);
  • Crossroads Card & Gift, Norwalk, 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM;
  • DADA Grocery, Waterbury, 9 AM - 6:00 PM;
  • Sully’s Mobil, New London, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM;
  • CT Lottery Headquarters, Rocky Hill, Closed.

About CT Lottery:

Lottery sales benefit Connecticut's residents in valuable ways. In fiscal year 2019, players won nearly $823 million in prize money and Retailers earned more than $74 million in commissions. At the same time, the CT Lottery provided $370 million to support the valuable services and programs funded by the state’s General Fund including public health, libraries, public safety, education and more.  Since the Lottery began in 1972, our contributions to the General Fund have exceeded $10 billion.

The CT Lottery reminds the public that purchasers must be 18 or older.  If you gamble, use your GameSense.  For information about the CT Lottery, stop by any CT Lottery retailer, visit CTLOTTERY.ORG, join us on Facebook (, Instagram (, Twitter (, or call (860) 713-2700.

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