On April 16 in the morning, John Walker of Hamden purchased a $3 CT Lottery “Win for Life 19th Edition” instant game ticket at Snack Plus Deli in Hamden. He never thought that later his life was going to take a turn from the ordinary. He scratched the ticket and became the lucky winner of an amazing top prize worth $5,000 a month, every month, for the rest of his life.
Anne M. Noble, President and CEO for the CT Lottery said that the Win for Life game had a long history as one of the Lottery’s most popular instant games because the value of its top prize could be extraordinary. She added that young people in their 20’s, for instance, could conceivably claim more than $3,000,000 throughout the course of their lifetime.
Snack Plus Deli owner, Ronak Shah explained that they had had several lottery winners over the years, nevertheless that was the biggest prize of all. He also said that the winner was young, so he had his whole life ahead of him with a prize that was good for the rest of his life. Shah said that they were all very happy for him. US lottery
Snack Plus Deli has been a lottery retailer since 2001, and it is located at 1555 Dixwell Avenue. They are going to receive a $10,000 bonus check from the CT Lottery for selling Walker his top prize winning ticket.
It is important to mention that Win for Life 19th Edition’s top prize is paid as $5,000 a month for life. In addition, the guaranteed minimum total payout is of $1,200,000, or as a one-time cash option payment of $1,000,000.
Walker, decided to opt for the game’s $5,000 a month for life top prize. The lucky winner claimed his first of what he expects are going to be several prize checks at CT Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill on April 16, 2013 for $3,416 (value after taxes).
Sales began for the new Win for Life 19th Edition game on April 8. The overall chances of winning a prize are 1 in 4.19. At the time, of the 5 top prizes in the game, 4 remained to be claimed.