Lottery, Shops Giving Out Free Powerball Tickets Today

Friday, Mar 22, 2013  |  Updated 9:39 AM EDT
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Lottery, Shops Giving Out Free Powerball Tickets Today

Connecticut Lottery Commission

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The Powerball jackpot for Saturday’s drawing is up to $320 million and you can get a free Powerball ticket at the headquarters of the Connecticut lottery commission today.

The giveaway starts at noon, according to a news release from the state lottery commission.

The first 320 people in line at the main entrance of the lottery headquarters at 777 Brook St., in Rocky Hill will receive one Powerball quick pick ticket, which is worth $2, for Saturday’s drawing.

To be eligible to play, you must be 18 years old or older and present a valid photo ID.  The limit is one ticket per person. 

The lobby closes at 4:30 p.m.

Two retailers are also handing out free tickets.

Your Store, at 972 W Main St., in New Britain, will give away one free Powerball quick pick to the first 100 players at their store, starting at noon.
 
A & S Quik-Pik, at 692 E Main Street, in Meriden, will also give a free Powerball quik-pick to the first 100 players at the shop, starting at 4 p.m.
 
 

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