FAIRFIELD - A Fairfield man is $100,000 richer after having beaten the big odds in a CT Lottery game.

James McDonald claimed his big prize at CT Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill on Tuesday.

McDonald’s Cash 5 ticket matched five numbers to win the game’s biggest prize.

The odds of matching five numbers is one in 324,632.

The winning ticket was purchased at the Cumberland Farms store at 1101 Post Road in Fairfield.

The Connecticut Lottery publishes the list of prize winners of $10,000 or more on its web site. According to its rules: “Winners cannot remain anonymous. The CT Lottery will consider a winner's name, city/town, and the prize amount a matter of public record, unless the winner produces a valid protective order or Address Confidentiality Program authorization card.”

While most winners claim prizes using their individual names, some winners come forward using other legal entities (i.e., trusts, business partnership) to claim their prizes - and to better shield their identities. In those instances, the Lottery will promote the winner using that legal entity's name.