Connecticut’s PlaySugarHouse Sportsbook Has Its First Squares $10,000 Top-Prize Winner

January 30, 2023 | Government

Rocky Hill, CT / January 27, 2023 – A Connecticut PlaySugarHouse player is celebrating turning a $100 bet into a $10,000 top-prize win after placing a winning wager in the sportsbook’s new Squares promotion. The winner, Frank (who asked to not use his last name), placed the bet just before his birthday, and a fortuitous safety at the end of the Miami-New York NFL game on January 8, brought the final score in line with his Squares grid.

“I was ecstatic when I hit Squares for $10,000, and I’ve even won two more times on the game for smaller wins,” said Frank. “It’s really awesome. When I won the $10K it was my first time playing Squares at an online sportsbook, and I was expecting maybe to win and get a double return on my bet. And it was right before my birthday!”

The PlaySugarHouse sportsbook, the award-winning sports wagering platform from Rush Street Interactive (“RSI”), is the Connecticut Lottery Corporation’s (“CLC,” “CT Lottery,” “the Connecticut Lottery”) online and retail sports betting partner. Squares is one of the easiest ways to win at the PlaySugarHouse sportsbook with a potential payout of up to $10,000.

PlaySugarHouse is offering Squares promotions on the NFL conference championship games and Super Bowl LVII. Squares is a longtime popular wagering option for the Super Bowl, and it has expanded at RSI-operated sportsbooks to other NFL and college games.

A Squares grid consists of 10 horizontal rows and 10 vertical columns. Each of the 100 spaces in the grid contains two single-digit numbers. The number on the left represents the final score of the visiting team. The other number represents the final score of the home team. The numbers are matched with the second digit of each team’s ultimate score.

If the numbers are an exact match, the square is a winner. For example, if the square contains the numbers 1 and 7, it wins provided the visiting team winds up with a points total ending in one and the home team with a points total ending in seven.

About the Connecticut Lottery Corporation

 The Connecticut Lottery Corporation (CLC) is a quasi-public state agency with the mission to generate revenue for Connecticut consistent with the highest standards of good public policy and social responsibility. In fiscal year 2022, players won more than $1 billion in prize money and retailers earned more than $84 million in commissions. At the same time, the CLC provided $402 million to support the valuable services and programs funded by the state’s General Fund including public health, libraries, public safety, education and more.  Since the Lottery began in 1972, its contributions to the General Fund have exceeded $11 billion.

The CLC reminds the public that Lottery purchasers must be 18 or older, and players must be at least 21 to place sports wagers. Help is available for problem gambling. Call 888-789-7777 or visit For information about the CT Lottery, stop by any CT Lottery retailer, visit CTLOTTERY.ORG, join us on Facebook (, Instagram (, Twitter (, or call (860) 713-2700.

About Rush Street Interactive

RSI is a trusted online gaming and sports entertainment company focused on markets in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Through its brands, BetRivers, PlaySugarHouse and RushBet, RSI was an early entrant in many regulated jurisdictions. It currently offers real-money mobile and online operations in fifteen U.S. states: Pennsylvania, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Connecticut, Michigan, Indiana, Virginia, Colorado, Maryland, Iowa, West Virginia, Arizona and Louisiana, as well as in the regulated international markets of Ontario, Canada, Colombia and Mexico. RSI offers, through its proprietary online gaming platform, some of the most popular online casino games and sports betting options in the United States. Founded in 2012 in Chicago by gaming industry veterans, RSI was named the 2022 EGR North America Awards Operator of the Year, Customer Services Operator of the Year and Social Gaming Operator of the Year, and the 2021 SBC Latinoamérica Awards Sportsbook Operator of the Year. RSI was the first U.S.-based online casino and sports betting operator to receive RG Check iGaming Accreditation from the Responsible Gaming Council. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Connecticut Lottery Corporation.