MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Oct. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four winning tickets sold in Bucks, Cambria, Delaware and Monroe counties shared a Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 jackpot worth $1.3 million from the Friday, October 27, drawing. Each ticket matched all five balls drawn, 05-12-24-40-42, to win $325,000, less applicable withholding. The tickets were sold by:
- Bucks News and Tobacco, 1536 Haines Road, Levittown, Bucks County;
- Sheetz, 405 Galleria Drive, Johnstown, Cambria County;
- Rite Aid, 2901 Springfield Road, Broomall, Delaware County; and
- BJ's Wholesale Club, 159 Pocono Commons Drive, Stroudsburg, Monroe County.
Cash 5 produced another big winner on Saturday, October 28, when a $125,000 jackpot was won by one ticket sold by Sheetz, 5001 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, Lehigh County. The ticket matched all five balls, 06-09-15-18-21, to win $125,000, less applicable withholding.
Each retailer earns a $500 selling bonus.
Prizes must be claimed and winning tickets validated before winners can be identified. Cash 5 winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes. Anyone holding a jackpot-winning Cash 5 ticket should promptly sign the back of the ticket, call the Lottery at 717-702-8146 and file a claim at the nearest Lottery office.
More than 113,300 other Cash 5 tickets won prizes of various amounts in the October 27 and 28 drawings. Players should check every ticket, every time. Lower-tier prizes may be claimed at Lottery retailers.
How to play Cash 5: Players pay $1 and select five numbers from 1 to 43. Players may choose specific numbers using a Cash 5 playslip, or opt for computer-selected quick picks. Players must match all five numbers drawn to win the jackpot. Players also win prizes for matching two, three or four winning numbers. Cash 5 drawings are held seven nights a week, and tickets can be purchased up to seven draws (one week) in advance. The chances of winning the jackpot prize are 1-in-962,598 and the overall chances of winning any prize are about 1-in-10.5.
About Us: The Pennsylvania Lottery remains the only state lottery to direct all proceeds to programs that benefit older residents. Since ticket sales began in 1972, it has contributed nearly $28 billion to fund property tax and rent rebates, transportation, care services, prescription assistance, and local services including senior centers and meals.
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