2014

Forget the Cold and 'Play in the Pool' with Pennsylvania's Millionaire Raffle

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It may be chilly outside, but the Pennsylvania Lottery invites Millionaire Raffle players to "play in the pool."

The Lottery has introduced an online Pool Play form for Millionaire Raffle. The $20 game, now on sale for a Jan. 4 drawing, offers the Pennsylvania Lottery's best odds of winning a $1 million prize.

"Using our Pool Play forms makes the task of managing a player pool a bit simpler," said Lottery Executive Director Todd Rucci, who noted similar forms were introduced in September for the Powerball® and Mega Millions® multi-state games. "Creating a pool is a great way to play responsibly while having fun with your family, friends and coworkers."

Ticket sales for the 17th Millionaire Raffle began Nov. 15 and will continue until 5 p.m. on the drawing date, Jan. 4, 2014, or until sold out. Only 500,000 tickets will be sold. Overall, the game offers 6,000 cash prizes totaling more than $5 million.

Found at www.palottery.com, Pool Play forms may be downloaded in PDF format, completed using a computer keyboard and then printed or saved.

In addition to offering space to list the names of pool members, the forms include the current jackpot and next drawing date.

Pool Play forms are made available to Pennsylvania Lottery players for entertainment purposes and as a convenience. The form is not a legally binding document. Game play, ticket ownership, claiming a prize, and win validation are subject to applicable laws, regulations, game rules, and the Pennsylvania Lottery's procedures and policies.

The form is not a substitute for a lottery ticket, may not be used to claim a prize, and will not be accepted as evidence of an entry into any lottery game.

Pool Play group members are solely responsible for the accuracy of the information entered on the form. The estimated jackpot provided on the form is subject to change and does not necessarily reflect the current estimated jackpot.

About the Pennsylvania Lottery: The Pennsylvania Lottery remains the only state lottery that designates all its proceeds to programs that benefit older residents. Since its inception in 1971, the Pennsylvania Lottery has contributed nearly $23.7 billion to programs that include property tax and rent rebates; free transit and reduced-fare shared rides; the low-cost prescription drug programs PACE and PACENET; long-term living services; and the 52 Area Agencies on Aging, including full- and part-time senior centers throughout the state.

The Pennsylvania Lottery reminds its players to play responsibly. Players must be 18 or older.

For more information, visit www.palottery.com, log in to Facebook and like us at www.facebook.com/palottery or follow us at www.twitter.com/palottery

Media contact: Gary Miller, 717-702-8008

SOURCE Pennsylvania Lottery



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