MIDDLETOWN, Pa., July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If hitting the road for the July 4th weekend or starting a vacation, remember to pick up a Pennsylvania Lottery Millionaire Raffle ticket along the way. The game features 6,000 cash prizes totaling more than $5 million, including four $1 million top prizes.
"The Millionaire Raffle drawing will take place on July 11," said Executive Director Drew Svitko. "This limited-edition game is sold only in Pennsylvania, so please don't miss your chance to play."
Pennsylvania Lottery games are sold at more than 9,000 retailers statewide, including at Pennsylvania Turnpike travel plazas.
Millionaire Raffle tickets will be available until 5 p.m. on the drawing date or until sold out. Only 500,000 tickets will be sold.
Players may check the display screen at Lottery retailers or visit palottery.com to see the number of tickets remaining. Ticket sales typically accelerate as the drawing date approaches.
Millionaire Raffle prize levels are:
- Four prizes of $1 million
- Four prizes of $100,000
- 100 prizes of $1,000
- 5,892 prizes of $100
Each $20 ticket offers a 1-in-125,000 chance of winning one of the $1 million top prizes. The overall chances of winning any prize are 1-in-83.33.
Players should immediately sign the back of their tickets and store them in a safe place. The top eight prize-winning numbers will be televised during the Lottery's live evening drawing on July 11. All winning numbers will be posted that evening on palottery.com. Players should also check every ticket using a scanner at a Lottery retailer.
The Pennsylvania Lottery asks players to always play responsibly. Pool Play forms are available on palottery.com for the convenience of players who wish to pool ticket purchases with friends, family members or coworkers.
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 $24.7 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 players to check every ticket, every time. Players must be 18 or older. Please play responsibly. For help with a gambling problem, call 1-800-848-1880.
MEDIA CONTACT: Gary Miller, 717-702-8008
SOURCE Pennsylvania Lottery