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Connecticut’s classic 6/44 lottery started in October 1989. This game is a renowned classic lotto, as it is one of the good old fashioned 6-Ball Lotto games of its time. This edition of the game is the latest overhaul of Connecticut’s game of Classic Lotto. The minimum jackpot amount for the game is $1,000,000. The winning amounts for the top three prizes keep on rolling if nobody ends up winning. The winning numbers for Lotto! are drawn every Tuesday and Friday at approximately 10:38 p.m. The odds of winning this classic lotto are pretty good at 1 in 39.3, which means you have a good number of chances to win the game.

Playing Lotto! is quite easy. Each Lotto! ticket costs $1 per play. To play, you must select 6 numbers from a field of 1 to 44 numbers. You can mark your desired numbers on the playslip or ask for Quick Pick and let the lottery terminal randomly generate your numbers. You have to match all the 6 winning numbers to bag the jackpot. The odds of winning the jackpot are pretty good at 1 in 7,059,052 which makes it super popular and highly rewarding among the state.

The Connecticut Lotto! also offers you to purchase tickets for future drawings by opting for the Advance Action feature. With this option, you can play up to 26 consecutive drawings in advance. You get 26 Advance Action plays by paying for only 25 plays.

Game Format

  • Number of lottery balls in Lotto: 6/44
  • Number of drawing machines: 1
  • Type of lottery game: 6 Ball Lotto

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With Lotto! you also have the option of playing your numbers again. You just need to ask your lottery retailer for a REPLAY and you will receive a new Lotto! ticket with the same wager amount and numbers. With this new ticket, you are entitled to play the same numbers with an “R” printed on the ticket. Ensure to check the accuracy of the details filled the playslip and sign the back of your ticket for proper authentication.

Lottery Numbers Selection Option

The players can pick their own numbers or use any of the below-listed lottery tools to mark the winning Connecticut Lotto lottery numbers.

Drawing Schedule Of Connecticut Lotto Lottery

  • Tuesday 10:38 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
  • Friday 10:38 PM ET (GMT-12:00)


Connecticut Lotto offers you the option of playing the same numbers and play types up to 26 consecutive drawings for selected draw time(s) by opting for the Multi-Draw/Advance Play option.

Lottery Results

After the drawing, you can check the winning lottery numbers and prizes at:

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Lotto! drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 10:38 p.m. You can watch Lotto! drawings and latest results on the official website of the CT Lottery. Or you can contact your nearest CT lottery retailers, local newspapers, and selected TV channels to know about the winning numbers and prizes.

Lotto! Tickets are not liable to be canceled. Once the ticket is printed, there’s no way you can cancel it. Make sure to check your ticket after purchasing, to ensure the accuracy of the details requested.

The sale of Lotto! tickets close by 10:20 p.m. and reopen at 10:46 p.m. every day.

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Rules Governing Lotto

  • The legal age of playing Connecticut Lotto is 18 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying Lotto tickets in Connecticut is Tuesday and Friday at 10:20 PM. on the day of the drawing.
  • No. Once a Lotto ticket is printed, it cannot be canceled.
  • Players must claim their lottery winnings within a time period of 180 days, from the date of the drawing, else their winnings will be fortified.
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Claiming a Prize from the Lotto Lottery

  • Experiencing the thrill of having won the lottery! If you think you have matched the winning lottery numbers, here are the steps you should take to claim your prize.
  • Before taking steps to claim your prize, double-check your numbers against the official drawing results with the ones drawn or visit our Lottery Results. This will help you confirm that you have correctly matched the winning numbers and know what prize amount will fill your pockets.

Quick Facts

  • Game type: Daily Lotto
  • Game Format: 6/44
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in Connecticut only
  • Game draw days and time: Every Tuesday and Friday at 10:38 p.m.
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $1,000,000
  • Minimum cash prize: $2
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds:1 in 7,059,052
  • Game add-on option: Advance Action
  • Ticket cost: $1 per play
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum/Annuity
  • Lottery operator: Connecticut Lottery

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