Jul 28, 2014
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Greenwich Man Hits Instant Lottery Twice in Two Months

Joe Lanoce reportedly purchased two winning instant lottery tickets at Courtesy Mobil Greenwich in as many months.

Greenwich Man Hits Instant Lottery Twice in Two Months

resident Joe Lanoce is a very lucky man.

According to CT State Lottery officials, at , 1129 E. Putnam Avenue in Riverside, in as many months.

In late June Lanoce won a $10,000 prize playing “$1,000,000 Jackpot” — but more recently he won $25,000 playing “$200,000 High Stakes Casino,” according to lottery officials.

“I’ve been very lucky; I bought both winning tickets at the same place,” Lanoce said in a press release. “This time, if it wasn’t for my wife I wouldn’t have been shopping there at all last night—she told me we needed to get milk.”

Lanoce reportedly collected his most recent prize, less taxes ($17,081) on Thursday at the CT State Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill.

“Like the last lottery prize that I won, the money will go toward my daughter’s continuing college education,” Lanoce said.

Earlier this year the CT Lottery joined up with the other New England states to launch the new , which offers players the promise of $1,000 a day for life.

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