2014

PA Lottery Announces Selling Locations for Major Prize-Winning Millionaire Raffle Tickets

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Lottery retailers in Allegheny, Jefferson and Armstrong counties sold the four $1 million top-prize winning tickets from the July 5 Millionaire Raffle drawing. The game awarded a total of 6,000 prizes worth $5,089,200.

The four, $1 million top-prize raffle ticket numbers selected were: 00118772, 00279919, 00219413, and 00388503. The selling locations, listed in no particular order, will each receive a $5,000 selling bonus:

  • Uni-Mart, 501 E. Main St., Reynoldsville, Jefferson County.
  • Sheetz, 503 Main St., Ford City, Armstrong County.
  • Sheetz, 2175 Hulton Road, Verona, Allegheny County.
  • Sheetz, 3457 William Penn Highway, Wilkins Township, Allegheny County.

The four, $100,000 second-tier prize raffle ticket numbers selected were: 00159434, 00015804, 00463509, and 00381110. The selling locations, listed in no particular order, will each receive a $500 bonus:

  • Giant Food Store, 1824 Ridge Pike, Royersford, Montgomery County.
  • Turkey Hill, 4490 E. Prospect Road, York.
  • Country Fair, 308 W. Main St., Girard, Erie County.
  • Faber Coe & Gregg, 500 Grant St., Pittsburgh.

A total of 6,000 winning numbers were selected from a pool of 500,000 tickets that were sold between April 25 and July 5, when the game sold out.

Lottery officials cannot confirm the identities of the winners until the prizes are claimed and the tickets are validated. Millionaire Raffle winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.

Each $1 million top prize must be claimed by presenting a winning ticket at Pennsylvania Lottery headquarters in Middletown, Dauphin County, or at any of the Lottery's seven area offices. Claims may be filed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lottery headquarters and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at area offices.

Claims for the four $100,000 prizes can be filed at any of the Lottery's seven area offices or at a Pennsylvania Lottery retailer.

Holders of Millionaire Raffle tickets worth $1,000 and $100 can claim winnings at Lottery retailers.

A complete list of all 6,000 winning raffle ticket numbers is available at Lottery retail locations and at www.palottery.com. Winning raffle ticket numbers are listed on the website by prize category. In addition, every Lottery retailer has a ticket checker allowing players to scan their own tickets to learn if they have won a prize. Players should check every ticket, every time.

Each of the Pennsylvania Lottery's 18 Millionaire Raffle offerings has sold out. Since its launch in 2005, Millionaire Raffle has awarded a total of more than $96.5 million in prizes and created 76 millionaires.

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 players to check every ticket, every time. Players must be 18 or older. Please play responsibly. For help with a gambling problem, call 1-800-848-1880.

Visit www.palottery.com for drawings results, game demos and odds, winners' stories, our VIP Players Club offering coupons and giveaways, and to subscribe to text and email alerts. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/palottery or follow us at www.twitter.com/palottery.

Media contact:  Gary Miller or Lauren Bottaro, 717-702-8008

SOURCE Pennsylvania Lottery



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