MIDDLETOWN, Pa., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Lottery's The Daily Number evening drawing winning numbers were 7-7-7 on Tuesday, May 21, resulting in a total payout of $5,561,250 to 22,398 winners.
A 50-cent wager on The Daily Number pays $250; a $1 wager pays $500.
Triple sevens have been drawn a total of 22 times since The Daily Number drawing began in March 1977. The last time 7-7-7 was drawn in The Daily Number's evening drawing was Sept. 17, 2011. This number combination came up in The Daily Number's mid-day drawing on March 8, 2007.
Overall, triples have been drawn a total of 190 times – 145 times in the evening drawings and 45 times in the mid-day drawings – since the debut of The Daily Number.
2010 holds the record for the most triples drawn in a year with 14.
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