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  • Education partnership CEO could receive $120K in severance, but musn’t criticize the group 01 Jun 2020 20:48 CT Mirror Kathleen Megan :: CT Mirror Barbara Dalio makes a point at the second meeting of the Partnership for Connecticut. At left, is Gov. Ned Lamont, a member of the private public partnership board, and Erik Clemons who is chairman of the board. The embattled …
  • New Milford woman wins $100,000 on ticket bought at gas station 21 May 2020 14:13 Greenwich Time A New Milford woman claimed a $100,000 prize from a lottery ticket bought at a gas station. Elizabeth Vega claimed the prize at CT Lottery’s headquarters in Rocky Hill on Monday. She beat 1 in 324,632 odds to match all five numbers in a recent Cash 5 …
  • Rob Simmelkjaer, CEO of Norwalk’s Persona, nominated to chair CT Lottery Corp. 20 May 2020 03:24 Fairfield County Business Journal Gov. Ned Lamont has nominated Rob Simmelkjaer, CEO of the Norwalk-based social media platform Persona, to become chairman of the board of directors of the Connecticut Lottery Corp. If confirmed, he would replace Donald DeFranzo, who stepped down from the …
  • UPDATED: Lawmakers renew call for Lamont to address casinos' shutdown 15 May 2020 04:25 Day Gov. Ned Lamont could only lament Thursday the rampant unemployment that’s accompanied the coronavirus-induced shutdown of the casinos, a circumstance that prompted the region’s lawmakers to call for action. “I feel desperately for the folks that were …
  • Lawmakers renew call for Lamont to address casinos' shutdown 14 May 2020 18:32 Day With unemployment spiking in the region and Foxwoods Resort Casino about to end health benefits for thousands of furloughed workers, southeastern Connecticut lawmakers are renewing a call for Gov. Ned Lamont to immediately allow the Mashantucket Pequot and …
  • Here’s the biggest winners in the lottery last month 05 May 2020 15:06 Greenwich Time With the coronavirus pandemic at its peak in April, there were fewer people claiming big prizes with winning CT Lottery tickets. Since holders of winning lottery tickets have 180 days to claim their prizes, it’s likely that many winners are waiting for the …
  • Award-winning reporter Josh Kovner dead at 61 25 Apr 2020 19:48 SF Gate Updated 12:35 pm PDT, Saturday, April 25, 2020 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Josh Kovner, an award-winning investigative reporter for the Hartford Courant, has died. He was 61. The newspaper reports Kovner died of cardiac arrest Thursday at Yale New Haven …
  • State lottery sales down significantly amid pandemic 17 Apr 2020 03:41 Waterbury Republican American BY MICHAEL PUFFER and PAUL HUGHES REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN A person pays for their CT Lottery lotto tickets at the Patco Shell Handy Shop in Watertown on Thursday. Bill Shettle Republican-American WATERBURY — As more and more state residents have hunkered down …
  • Bridgeport resident beats big odds to win $200,000 15 Apr 2020 15:16 Greenwich Time A Bridgeport woman beat some big odds to win $200,000 on an instant lottery ticket that cost $10. The odds of winning $200,000 in the Silver ticket game are 1 in 500,000. Samira Bek bought the winning ticket at the Monroe Smoke Shop at 81 Main St. in …
  • Lottery audit: 27 percent of sales went to state coffers 02 Apr 2020 22:43 Greenwich Time Updated 4:57 pm EDT, Thursday, April 2, 2020 Photo: H John Voorhees III / Hearst Connecticut Media Photo: H John Voorhees III / Hearst Connecticut Media Photo: H John Voorhees III / Hearst Connecticut Media Lottery audit: 27 percent of sales …
  • CT Lottery employees hit jackpot with $360,000 in unapproved bonuses 02 Apr 2020 19:13 Waterbury Republican American Bonuses were not approved by board of directors, auditors find HARTFORD — State auditors found the Connecticut Lottery Corp. had handed out $360,000 in incentive bonuses to nearly five dozen employees without the approval of its board of directors. The …
  • Lottery moving operations after employee tests positive for COVID-19 02 Apr 2020 02:21 Day A Connecticut Lottery Corp. employee who had been self-isolating at home has tested positive for COVID-19, prompting lottery officials to announce they are temporarily moving operations from the lottery's Rocky Hill headquarters to a "backup …
  • Will sports betting approval in Connecticut crap out? 14 Mar 2020 15:05 Fairfield County Business Journal Those wagering on sports betting finally being legalized in Connecticut this year may want to hold those bets. Three bills approving sports betting under varying scenarios have been introduced. But with the short session — the Legislature is scheduled to …
  • Lightning strikes twice for lottery winner 11 Mar 2020 19:53 Womens Lifestyle Magazine 11 March 2020 Lightning has struck twice for one lucky man after he won a big lottery prize for the second time. Dollars Thomas Perretta, from Stamford, Connecticut, won a $30,000 lotto jackpot on a 30X Cash scratch game from a local store where he had …
  • Slots on your smartphone? Lamont says, ‘No.’ 07 Mar 2020 00:36 CT Mirror One of the online casino games available in New Jersey colorfully boasts of its convenience. The error message pops up if the site is viewed from outside New Jersey. Gamble in your underwear? That’s the jaunty come-on for an online slots game with a “ …

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