Beau Smith of West Hartford recently became the CT Lottery’s newest top prize winner in the instant game “10X Cash 5th Edition.” So far, the popular $10 instant ticket has brought a total of 109 top prize winners to Lottery headquarters to claim their $10,000 prizes. “I was really excited,” said Smith, who is employed as a printer for the Journal Inquirer in Manchester. “I checked the ticket a lot of times in the ticket checker; just to be sure I was right!”
Smith, who stopped by CT Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill to collect his prize check for $6,833 (value after taxes), was thrilled with his unexpected windfall. “I’m going to buy a car!” Smith happily told Lottery officials.
Smith’s top prize winning ticket was purchased at Deluxe Liquors located at 1111 New Britain Avenue in West Hartford. The retailer will receive a $100 bonus check for selling the ticket.
Of the 112 top prizes of $10,000 in the game 10X Cash 5th Edition, 3 top prizes remain to be claimed. Overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 3.95. Sales recently began for 10X Cash 6th Edition—of the 113 top prizes; there are 81 remaining in that game to be claimed.
The CT Lottery reminds the public that purchasers must be 18 or older, and to please play responsibly. For information about the Connecticut Lottery Corporation, visit ctlottery.org.
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