A Whole Lotto Winning To Do
Lotto is “Connecticut’s Game of Choice,” featuring a jackpot that starts at $1 million, and grows until it’s won. Besides the jackpot, there are three other ways to win prizes! Drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 10:38pm*** on WTIC-TV and WCCT-TV.
How to Play
Fill in a Lotto play slip by choosing 6 different numbers between 1 and 44. If you can’t decide which numbers to play, let the computer pick them for you. Just ask for a Lotto Quick Pick. Each Lotto play slip contains 5 separate $1 wagers. Play all 5 wagers for $5! Buy tickets for future drawings with the “Advance Action” option, available for up to 26 drawings. Get 26 Advance Action plays for the price of 25! The jackpot can be paid as either a 21 payment annuity or a one-time cash lump sum.
How to Claim Your Prize
Place your name on the back of your ticket immediately to establish ownership. Prizes up to $599 can be claimed at any CT Lottery retailer. Click here to find a retailer in your area. Prizes of $5,000 or less can be claimed at any CT Lottery High-Tier Claim Center. Prizes greater than $5,000 must be claimed at CT Lottery Headquarters. Tickets expire 180 days from the drawing date. All prizes must be claimed within 180 days of drawing date.
IMPORTANT: Review your play slip carefully before giving it to the retailer to purchase your ticket. Verify your tickets at time of purchase. Lotto tickets cannot be canceled and all sales are final. The CT Lottery reserves the right to cancel or suspend any drawing or game, prize structure or frequency of drawings in accordance with established game rules. For more purchasing tips about buying or redeeming lottery tickets, click here.
Choose Your Jackpot Payout
When you win a Lotto jackpot, you have 60 days from the time you present your claim at CT Lottery Headquarters to decide whether you want your prize as an “Annuity” or “Cash Lump Sum” payout. Select the “Annuity” option, and receive your jackpot prize in 21 equal annual payments. Pick the “Cash Lump Sum” payout, and you’ll receive your prize in a one-time payment. If you don’t make a choice, you’ll automatically receive the “Annuity” payout option. The annuitized jackpot prize is pari-mutuel. If you are the only winner, you’ll receive the entire first prize pool. If you are one of several winners you’ll receive one share of the first prize pool.”
***Draw Times are Approximate
PLEASE PLAY RESPONSIBLY. Purchasers must be 18 or older. Overall odds 1 in 39.3. Jackpot odds 1 in 7,059,052. Tickets expire 180 days from the drawing date. All prizes must be claimed within 180 days of drawing date.
The information contained on these pages is believed to be accurate. In the event of a discrepancy between the information displayed on this web site concerning winning numbers and payouts and the information contained in the official and certified files maintained by CLC, those maintained by the CLC shall prevail.
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