PA Lottery Millionaire Raffle Tickets Selling Briskly for July 7 Drawing
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tickets for the Pennsylvania Lottery's July 7 Millionaire Raffle drawing are selling briskly, with fewer than 250,000 tickets still available as of 1 p.m. on June 18. The game offers 6,000 cash prizes totaling more than $5 million.
Sales of Millionaire Raffle tickets began May 4 and will continue until 5 p.m. on July 7, or until all 500,000 tickets are sold – whichever comes first. Tickets for the 13 previous Millionaire Raffles sold out before each drawing.
Winning Millionaire Raffle ticket numbers will be randomly selected at 6:59 p.m. on July 7, when the Lottery's live drawing show will televise the selection of four $1 million, top-prize raffle ticket numbers and four $100,000, second-prize raffle ticket numbers. The remaining 100 winning ticket numbers for prizes of $1,000 each and 5,892 winning ticket numbers for prizes of $100 each also will be selected, but will not be televised live due to time constraints. In total, 6,000 prizes worth $5,089,200 will be awarded.
A complete list of all 6,000 winning raffle ticket numbers will be available at Lottery retail locations and online at www.palottery.com.
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 $21.5 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 drawings results, winning numbers, winners' stories and to subscribe to the Lottery's RSS news feed, visit www.palottery.com. Also log in to Facebook and like us at www.facebook.com/palottery or follow us at www.twitter.com/palottery.
Media contact: Allison Roberts , 717-702-8008
SOURCE Pennsylvania Lottery
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