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Another Lucky for Life® “$25,000 A YEAR FOR LIFE” Prize-Winning Ticket is Sold in Connecticut!April 10, 2023 – For the second time in less than a week, a Lucky for Life “$25,000 YEAR FOR LIFE” prize-winning ticket was sold in Connecticut! This lucky winning ticket with a five number match for the Saturday, April 8, 2023 drawing was sold at Uptown News & Variety at 4200 Main St., Bridgeport.

The winning Lucky for Life numbers drawn on April 8, 2023, were 1 - 16 - 18 - 20 - 41, Lucky Ball number 5. In total, there were 5,394 winning tickets sold in Connecticut for that drawing. Winners for this Lucky for Life drawing have until October 5, 2023, to claim their prize before their ticket expires. 

Uptown News & Variety will receive a $2,500 bonus for its sale of the winning ticket.

In addition to this recent Lucky for Life win, there are two other “FOR LIFE” prizes that remain unclaimed:

Draw Date: April 5, 2023
Winning Numbers: 6 - 13 - 17 - 25 - 33, Lucky Ball number 15
Prize: $25,000 a year for life
Retailer: Speedy Mart Food Store, 109 Meadowside Road, Milford

Draw Date: March 4, 2023
Winning Numbers: 4 - 7 - 15 - 17 - 30, Lucky Ball number 5
Prize: $365,000 a year for life 
Retailer: Byram Smoke Shop, 111 Mill St., Greenwich

“For Life” prizes are payable for the length of a winner’s natural life. At minimum, 20 years’ worth of payments are guaranteed, although payments could last much longer, based on the lifespan of the winner.

If the annuity prize option is chosen, the minimum guaranteed amount the Lucky for Life top prize winner could receive is $7,300,000. The top prize “Cash Option” is worth $5,750,000. The minimum guaranteed amount the Lucky for Life second prize winner could receive if the annuity prize option is chosen is $500,000. The second prize “Cash Option” is worth $390,000.

Lucky for Life drawings occur every night at approximately 10:30 PM, and tickets cost $2 each. The overall odds of winning a Lucky for Life prize are 1 in 7.8.  Odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 30,821,472, and the odds of winning the second prize are 1 in 1,813,028.

About the Connecticut Lottery Corporation:
The Connecticut Lottery Corporation (CLC) is a quasi-public state agency with the mission to generate revenue for Connecticut consistent with the highest standards of good public policy and social responsibility. In fiscal year 2022, players won more than $1 billion in prize money and retailers earned more than $84 million in commissions. At the same time, the CLC provided $402 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, its contributions to the General Fund have exceeded $11 billion.

The CLC reminds the public that Lottery purchasers must be 18 or older, and players must be at least 21 to place sports wagers. Help is available for problem gambling. Call 888-789-7777 or visit 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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