Players Reminded to Check Every Ticket, Every Time
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Lottery retailers in Montgomery, Northampton, Westmoreland and Allegheny counties sold the four $1 million top-prize winning tickets from the Jan. 4 Millionaire Raffle drawing.
Top-prize winning tickets were sold at these locations, which will each receive a $5,000 selling bonus:
- Smo Kings, 700 Buckwalter Road, Royersford, Montgomery County;
- Friendly Food Mart, 612 Main St., Stockertown, Northampton County;
- Sheetz, 203 Craig Dell Road, Lower Burrell, Westmoreland County; and
- Eiseltown, 207 Shiloh St., Pittsburgh.
The four $1 million top-prize raffle ticket numbers selected Jan. 4 were: 00077226, 00332500, 00339016, and 00355789.
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 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.
The four $100,000 second-tier prize raffle ticket numbers selected Jan. 4 were: 00009710, 00068057, 00352025, and 00393530.
The $100,000 second-tier tickets were sold at these locations, which will each receive a $500 selling bonus:
- Shell, 4917 Peach St., Erie, Erie County
- 3 B Tobacco, 118 Point Plaza, Butler, Butler County
- Sheetz, 6054 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County
- Fresh N Quik, 233 Montour Blvd., Bloomsburg, Columbia County
Claims for the four $100,000 prizes can be filed at any of the Lottery's seven area offices or at any licensed Pennsylvania Lottery retailer.
Holders of Millionaire Raffle tickets worth $1,000 and $100 can claim winnings at local Lottery retailers or by following the "How to Claim Your Prize" instructions under the "Winners" section of www.palottery.com.
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.
A total of 6,000 winning numbers were selected from a pool of 500,000 tickets that were sold between Nov. 15 and Dec. 31, when the game sold out. It was the Pennsylvania Lottery's 17th Millionaire Raffle offering, and all sold out.
A complete list of all 6,000 winning raffle ticket numbers is available at www.palottery.com. Winning raffle ticket numbers are listed on the Lottery website by prize category in ascending order. In addition, every Lottery retailer has a ticket checker allowing players to scan their own tickets to learn if they have won a prize.
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 and to check every ticket, every time. Players must be 18 or older.
Media contact: Gary Miller, 717-702-8008
SOURCE Pennsylvania Lottery