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CT Lottery's Fast Play Jumbo Bucks Progressive Jackpot Game Tops $6 Million in Sales in First 30 Days

CT Lottery's Fast Play Jumbo Bucks Progressive Jackpot Game Tops $6 Million in Sales in First 30 Days

ROCKY HILL, CT / September 4, 2020 – The CT Lottery’s new Fast Play "Jumbo Bucks" Progressive Jackpot games, which launched July 20, have generated more than $6 million in sales in its first 30 days of sales (July 20 - August 20). Fast Play had more than 525,000 winning tickets representing over $4.2 million in prizes, and in the first 30 days, players won 11 progressive jackpots across all three Fast Play games ($1, $2 & $5). From Fast Play alone, the CT Lottery has returned $1.3 million to the Connecticut General Fund.

"The Fast Play Progressive Jackpot games had a very successful first month of sales, and have been a solid revenue driver for the state," said Greg Smith, president and CEO of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation. "We anticipate continued steady growth as we roll out additional games and look forward to seeing many more winners claiming their prizes.”

Overall, the CT Lottery has generated nearly $251 million in total sales since the beginning of the 2021 fiscal year (July 1 – Sept. 2), up nearly 16 percent over the same period last year. In FY2020, The Connecticut Lottery Corporation had sales of $1.3 billion and returned $348 million to the Connecticut General Fund.

For more information about Fast Play, visit www.ctlottery.org/FastPlay.

About CT Lottery:

Lottery sales benefit Connecticut's residents in valuable ways. In fiscal year 2020, players won more than $822 million in prize money and Retailers earned more than $73 million in commissions. At the same time, the CT Lottery provided $348 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 (facebook.com/CTLottery), Instagram (Instagram.com/ctlottery), Twitter (twitter.com/ctlottery), or call (860) 713-2700.

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