PA Lottery Millionaire Raffle Tickets Worth $1 Million Sold in Allegheny, Huntingdon and Union Counties
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Lottery retailers in Allegheny, Huntingdon and Union counties sold the four $1 million top-prize winning tickets from the July 6 Millionaire Raffle drawing.
Top-prize winning tickets were sold at these locations, which will each receive a $5,000 selling bonus:
- Shop 'n Save, 3239 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, Allegheny County;
- Rite Aid, 1125 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County;
- Smokers Express, 12441 William Penn Highway, Mill Creek, Huntingdon County; and
- I-Fuel, 71 Walter Drive, Lewisburg, Union County.
A total of 6,000 winning numbers were selected from a pool of 500,000 tickets that were sold between April 26 and July 5, when the game sold out. It was the Pennsylvania Lottery's 16th Millionaire Raffle, and each raffle offering has sold out.
The four $1 million top-prize raffle ticket numbers selected July 6 were: 00285673, 00453260, 00477674, and 00125256.
The four $100,000 second-tier prize raffle ticket numbers selected were: 00009937, 00134147, 00202345, and 00244731.
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 any licensed Pennsylvania Lottery retailer.
Holders of Millionaire Raffle tickets worth $1,000 and $100 can claim winnings at local 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 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.
In fiscal year 2011-12, the Pennsylvania Lottery awarded more than $214.3 million to winners in Allegheny, Huntingdon and Union counties. The Lottery also contributed more than $129 million to programs that benefited older residents of those counties.
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 more than $22.6 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.
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Lottery