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Unclaimed “Lucky for Life” 2nd Prize Winning Ticket for Feb. 27 Expires Soon

winner July 25, 2014

Only 30 days left to collect $25,000 a year for life second prize—check your tickets!

Someone bought a CT Lottery “Lucky for Life” ticket in New Haven County for the February 27, 2014 drawing that matched the first five numbers drawn for the game’s $25,000 a year for life second prize. The only problem is that the drawing occurred nearly six months ago, and the winner has only until Tuesday, August 26, 2014 to collect their prize before their ticket expires.

The winning Lucky for Lifenumbers drawn on February 27, 2014 were 8-11-17-24-43 with the Lucky Ball number, 30.

The minimum guaranteed amount a second prize winner could receive is $500,000 ($25,000 a year for 20 years), but winners who live longer than that will receive prize payments for the remainder of their natural life. The second prize “Cash Option” is worth $390,000.

The CT Lottery is urging everyone to once again check their tickets carefully, and to sign the back of their tickets immediately, if they have not already done so, to establish ownership.

In order to claim the prize, the winning ticketholder should go to any CT Lottery retail location prior to the deadline, have the ticket validated, and present the ticket to CT Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill

 

Another $25,000 a year winner in “Lucky for Life”

winner July 21, 2014

Kathleen Kelly of Plymouth is the winner of a $25,000 a year for life prize in the “Lucky for Life”.

Kathleen Kelly of Plymouth is the winner of a $25,000 a year for life prize in the “Lucky for Life” drawing held Thursday, July 17, 2014. She is the fourth Massachusetts resident to claim the multi-state game’s second prize in the last two months.

Kelly matched the first five numbers in the drawing correctly to earn the game’s number two prize. She selected the one-time cash payment option of $390,000 (less taxes) and plans to use her winnings to make some home improvements and to invest.

Kelly purchased her winning Quic Pic ticket at Village General Store, 700 State Road in the village of Manomet in Plymouth. The store will receive a $5,000 commission on the sale.

 

West Hartland Man Gets “Lucky” and Wins $25,000 a Year for Life

winner July 10, 2014

Jeffrey Clapp claims Lucky for Life® lottery draw game’s second highest prize for July 7th

In a single moment, one small decision can change a life forever. Take Jeffrey Clapp of West Hartland, for instance. He found a lottery retailer, picked up a “Lucky for Life” lottery draw game ticket, and two days later—he was $25,000 a year, every year, for life richer.

“I thought I only matched four numbers for $150, but when I looked again, I saw that I matched another…the number 1. I had five numbers—and won $25,000 a year for life,” said Clapp.

The winning numbers drawn on July 7 were 1-17-21-25-27 and Lucky Ball number 19. Clapp’s Lucky for Life “Quick Pick” ticket missed the Lucky Ball number, but his five number match rewarded him with the game’s second highest “For Life” prize. It also edged up Connecticut’s total number of “lifetime” prize wins to 11 since September 2013.

The minimum guaranteed amount a second prize Lucky for Life “Annuity” winner could receive is $500,000 ($25,000 a year for 20 years), but winners who live longer than 20 years will receive prize payments for the remainder of their natural life.

Yesterday, Jeff and his wife, Denise, opted to collect his $25,000 a year for life prize in a one-time cash lump-sum of $390,000 (value before taxes). “Taking the lump sum made the most sense for us. We’re going to pay off some bills, but also do some fun stuff. I’m looking at getting a new vehicle for myself, and for Denise—a new diamond ring,” Jeff said.

Clapp purchased his Lucky for Life prize winning ticket at Stop & Shop #625 located at 200 New Hartford Road in Winsted. Stop & Shop #625 will receive a $2,500 bonus check from the CT Lottery for selling the ticket.

 

Ice cream leads to cool cash in “Lucky for Life”

winner June 17, 2014

Michael Skrzek of Worcester turned a trip to get ice cream into a $25,000 a year for life prize in the multi-state “Lucky for Life” drawing held Monday, June 16, 2014.

While out to get ice cream, Skrzek decided to purchase some “Lucky for Life” tickets. By matching the first five numbers in the drawing correctly, Skrzek scored the game’s number two prize and selected the one-time cash payment option of $390,000 (less taxes). He plans to put his winnings in the bank.

Skrzek bought his winning Quic Pic ticket at Cumberland Farms, 616 Chandler Street in Worcester. The store will receive a $5,000 commission on the sale.

 

North Adams man claims $25K a year for life prize

winner June 12, 2014

Edward Banas of North Adams is the winner of a $25,000 a year for life prize in the multi-state “Lucky for Life” game’s drawing held Thursday, June 5, 2014.

Banas scored the game’s number two prize by matching the first five numbers in the drawing correctly. A great-grandfather, Banas chose his winning numbers based on birthdays and anniversaries. He selected the one-time cash payment option of $390,000 (less taxes) and plans to use his winnings to buy a new car and travel.

Banas purchased his winning ticket at Cumberland Farms, 70 Ashland Street in North Adams. The store will receive a $5,000 commission on the sale.

 

Litchfield Resident Claims Lucky for Life “$25,000 a Year for Life” Prize for June 5

winner June 11, 2014

The CT Lottery announced today that Ann Marie Gay of Litchfield has claimed the Lucky for Life $25,000 a Year for Life second prize for the June 5, 2014 drawing.

Gay’s Lucky for Life “Quick Pick” ticket missed the Lucky Ball number, 24, but matched five of the winning numbers drawn; 6-7-22-27-29 for the game’s $25,000 a year for life second prize.

Across New England, 41,275 winningLucky for Life tickets were purchased for that date, including 13,002 tickets in CT alone. Since 2013, there have been a total of 27 lifetime wins in New England, including 10 wins in Connecticut alone.

Gay arrived at CT Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill recently to claim the first of many $25,000 annual prize checks for the rest of her life. The minimum guaranteed amount Gay could receive is $500,000 ($25,000 a year for 20 years), but winners who live longer than that will receive prize payments for the remainder of their natural life.

For selling Gay her “lifetime” prize winning ticket, Johnson Gas, located at 294 S. Main Street in Torrington, will receive a $2,500 bonus check from the CT Lottery.

 

winner June 5, 2014

John Crescimanno is Connecticut’s 9th “Lucky for Life” second prize draw game winner

The CT Lottery announced today that John Crescimanno of Danielson has claimed the Lucky for Life $25,000 a Year for Life second prize for the May 22, 2014 drawing.

Crescimanno’s Lucky for Life “Quick Pick” ticket missed the Lucky Ball number, 38, but matched five of the winning numbers drawn; 8-22-25-30-41, for the game’s $25,000 a year for life second prize. Across New England, 32,894 winning Lucky for Life tickets were purchased for that date, including 10,655 tickets in CT alone.

Crescimanno’s lucky match brings the total number of lifetime wins in New England to 25, including 9 wins in Connecticut alone since September, 2013.

The minimum guaranteed amount a second prize Lucky for Life “Annuity” winner could receive is $500,000 ($25,000 a year for 20 years), but winners who live longer than 20 years will receive prize payments for the remainder of their natural life.

Crescimanno opted to collect his $25,000 a year for life second prize in a one-time cash lump-sum of $390,000 (value before taxes).

Lucky for Life “$25,000 a Year for Life” Prize Winning Ticket for May 22 is Sold in Windham County

winner May 23, 2014

Connecticut has another Lucky for Life second prize draw game winner! Check your tickets!

Someone who purchased a ticket for last night’s “Lucky for Life” lottery drawing will be kicking off their Memorial Day weekend with a $25,000 a year for life prize winning ticket in their pocket! Is it you? Check your tickets!

The winning numbers on May 22 were 8-22-25-30-41 with the Lucky Ball number, 38. One ticket—sold in Windham County—contained the winning combination for the game’s second prize of $25,000 a year for life.

Across New England, 32,894 winning Lucky for Life tickets were purchased for that date, including 10,655 tickets in CT alone. Last night’s Lucky match brings the total number of lifetime wins in New England to 24, including 9 wins in Connecticut alone since September 2013!

Another Lucky for Life second prize win, which occurred in New Haven County on February 27, is still unclaimed. The winning numbers for that date were 8-11-17-24-43 with the Lucky Ball number, 30. The minimum guaranteed amount a second prize winner could receive is $500,000 ($25,000 a year for 20 years), but winners who live longer than that will receive prize payments for the remainder of their natural life. The second prize “Cash Option” is worth $390,000.

Because the CT Lottery does not know who the winner is until the prize is claimed, players should check and sign their winning tickets immediately to establish ownership.

Lucky “$25,000 a Year for Life” 2nd Prize Winning Ticket for April 28 is Sold in Fairfield County

winner April 29, 2014

Another Winning “Lucky for Life” Match is Made in Connecticut – Check your tickets!

Did you have a ticket for last night’s “Lucky for Life” drawing? If so, you could be Connecticut’s newest $25,000 a year for life second prize winner!

The winning numbers on April 28 were 4-10-25-26-39 with the Lucky Ball number, 29. One ticket sold in Fairfield County contained the winning combination for the game’s second prize of $25,000 a year for life.

Across New England, 40,744 winning Lucky for Life tickets were purchased for that date, including 13,647 tickets in CT alone. Last night’s Lucky match brings the total number of lifetime wins in New England to 22, including 8 wins in Connecticut alone since September 2013.

Another Lucky for Life second prize win, which occurred in New Haven County on February 27, is still unclaimed. The winning numbers for that date were 8-11-17-24-43 with the Lucky Ball number, 30. The minimum guaranteed amount a second prize winner could receive is $500,000 ($25,000 a year for 20 years), but winners who live longer than that will receive prize payments for the remainder of their natural life. The second prize “Cash Option” is worth $390,000.

Because the CT Lottery does not know who the winner is until the prize is claimed, players should check and sign their winning tickets immediately to establish ownership.

CT Lottery: Kensington Resident Celebrates “Lucky for Life” $25,000 a Year for Life 2nd Prize Win

winner April 15, 2014

Kensington Resident Celebrates “Lucky for Life” $25,000 a Year for Life 2nd Prize Win Kimberly Gianoni gets Lucky on winning lottery ticket for April 7th drawing

What’s the best way to celebrate the discovery of a “Lucky for Life” prize winning lottery ticket in your purse? With some take-out food for dinner and a bottle of champagne, of course, which is just what Kimberly Gianoni of Kensington and her family did after learning her Lucky numbers were worth $25,000 a year, every year FOR LIFE.

“I scanned my ticket in the Ticket Checker and it said, ‘Congratulations, you won the second prize,’ I couldn’t believe it,” Gianoni told lottery officials. “As soon as I left the store, I called my husband and told him to check the numbers again on the lottery’s website. I’ve been playing these numbers a long time, ever since the game began.”

Gianoni’s Lucky for Life ticket for the April 7 drawing missed the Lucky Ball number, 7, but matched five of the winning numbers drawn; 1 - 2 - 4 - 7 - 20, for the game’s $25,000 a year for life 2nd prize. Across New England, 55,542 winning Lucky for Life tickets were purchased for that drawing including 18,056 tickets in Connecticut.

The minimum guaranteed amount a second prize Lucky for Life “Annuity” winner could receive is $500,000 ($25,000 a year for 20 years), but winners who live longer than 20 years will receive prize payments for the remainder of their natural life.

Last Friday, Kimberly and her husband, Pete, opted to collect her $25,000 a year for life second prize in a one-time cash lump-sum of $390,000 (value before taxes). “It’s going to feel great to pay off all our bills and to put the rest away for retirement,” said Gianoni.

Gianoni’s lucky match brings the total number of lifetime wins in New England to 20, including 7 wins in Connecticut alone, since September, 2013.

For selling Gianoni her prize winning ticket, 7-Eleven Store, located at 200 Riverside Avenue in Bristol, will receive a $2,500 bonus check from the CT Lottery.

CT’s “Lucky for Life” Scores a Slam Dunk with Another “$25,000 a Year for Life” Second Prize Win

winnerApril 8, 2014

Hartford County Lottery Retailer Sells “$25,000 a Year for Life” Prize Winning Ticket for Apr. 7

Last night was a big slam dunk for Connecticut on two accounts—for the jubilant fans who witnessed the UConn Huskies men’s basketball team claim the 2014 NCAA tournament title, and for one, unknown Lucky for Life® ticketholder in Connecticut who matched the first 5 numbers drawn for the lottery draw game’s $25,000 A YEAR FOR LIFE second prize.

The winning numbers were 1 - 2 - 4 - 7 - 20 with the Lucky Ball number, 7. One ticket sold in Hartford County contained the winning combination for the game’s second prize of $25,000 a year for life.

Across New England, 55,542 winning Lucky for Life tickets were purchased for the April 7, 2014 drawing, including 18,056 tickets in CT alone. Last night’s Lucky match brings the total number of lifetime wins in New England to 20, including 7 wins in Connecticut alone, since September, 2013.

CT’s previous Lucky for Life second prize win occurred on February 27. The winning ticket, sold in New Haven County, has yet to be claimed. The winning numbers for that date were 8-11-17-24-43 with the Lucky Ball number, 30.

The minimum guaranteed amount a 2nd prize winner could receive is $500,000 ($25,000 a year for 20 years), but winners who live longer than that will receive prize payments for the remainder of their natural life. The 2nd prize “Cash Option” is worth $390,000.

Because the CT Lottery does not know who the winner is players should check their tickets and sign all winning tickets immediately to establish ownership.

East Hartford Couple Claim CT’s Fifth “$25,000 a Year for Life” 2nd Prize Win

winnerFebruary 20, 2014

Rinaldo and Lorraine Fierro Get “Lucky for Life” on February 10

February has been an especially happy month for Rinaldo and Lorraine Fierro of East Hartford. On February 5, the Fierros celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary—a date which coincidently played a big part in their winning the Lucky for Life® lottery draw game’s 2nd prize worth $25,000 a year for life on February 10.

“We’re a family of four—four of our winning numbers are birthdays. I also play the number 5, which is the day of our anniversary,” Rinaldo told Lottery officials. Fierro’s $2 Lucky for Life ticket for the February 10 drawing missed the Lucky Ball number, 25, but matched five of the winning numbers drawn; 5-7-12-15-23, for the game’s $25,000 a year for life 2nd prize. Across New England, 49,808 winning Lucky for Life tickets were purchased for that drawing including 16,208 tickets in Connecticut.

The minimum guaranteed amount a 2nd prize Lucky for Life “Annuity” winner could receive is $500,000 ($25,000 a year for 20 years), but winners who live longer than 20 years will receive prize payments for the remainder of their natural life. The Fierros opted to collect their $25,000 a year for life 2nd prize in a one-time cash lump-sum of $390,000 (value before taxes).

“I’ve been playing these numbers for a very long time,” Rinaldo said. “This extra money will be good to have for some added security in our retirement. We’ll also give some money to our two daughters and four grandchildren.”

Fierro’s lucky match brings the total number of 2nd prize lifetime wins in New England to 16, which includes 5 wins in Connecticut alone. In all, more than $6.4 million in lifetime prizes have been won to date.

For selling Fierro his prize winning ticket, Stop & Shop #613 located at 10 Pitkin Road in Vernon, will receive a $2,500 bonus check from the CT Lottery.

 

Sweet! CT Winner Scores Fifth Lucky for Life® “$25,000 A YEAR FOR LIFE” 2nd Prize

winnerFebruary 11, 2014

Lucky 2nd prize winning ticket is sold in Tolland County – Check your tickets!

Are you feeling the love, Connecticut? For the 5th time since the “Lucky for Life” lottery draw game began on September 19, a CT Lottery player has won the game’s $25,000 A YEAR FOR LIFE 2nd prize, and the timing couldn’t be any sweeter!

The winning ticket for last night’s Lucky for Life drawing was sold in Tolland County and matched the first 5 numbers drawn for the game’s $25,000 A YEAR FOR LIFE second prize.

The winning numbers for February 10, 2014 were 5-7-12-15-23 with the Lucky Ball number, 25.

Across New England, 49,808 winning Lucky for Life tickets were purchased for the February 10 drawing including 16,208 tickets in CT alone.

Last night’s Lucky match also brings the total number of lifetime wins in New England to 16. In all, more than $6.4 million in lifetime prizes have been won to date.

Because the CT Lottery does not know the identity of the $25,000 a year for life 2nd prize winner, all players should assume they could be the winner—check your tickets!

The minimum guaranteed amount a 2nd prize winner could receive is $500,000 ($25,000 a year for 20 years), but winners who live longer than that will receive prize payments for the remainder of their natural life. The 2nd prize “Cash Option” is worth $390,000.