MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Lottery today announced the winning ticket number drawn for the fifth $100,000 Weekly Drawing prize as part of the New Year's Millionaire Raffle. The weekly drawings lead up to the game's main drawing on January 6, 2018.
The winning ticket number, 00156682, was randomly drawn from among 42,863 Millionaire Raffle ticket numbers sold from December 5 to December 11, 2017. The ticket was sold at Puff Discount Tobacco, 226-B Center Road, Monroeville.
To learn if a ticket has won a $100,000 Weekly Drawing prize, scan it using the ticket checker on our official mobile app or at a lottery retailer. Winning numbers are also found on the Millionaire Raffle page at palottery.com.
Be sure to keep all tickets because it is possible to win in a weekly drawing and the game's main drawing in January. Visit palottery.com to see the schedule of remaining weekly drawings. Weekly Drawing prizes must be claimed in person at a Lottery Office and cannot be claimed at a retailer or by mail. See official rules and prize claim instructions at palottery.com.
About Millionaire Raffle: Only 500,000 tickets are available for the Millionaire Raffle drawing on January 6, which features 6,000 cash prizes totaling more than $5 million. Tickets cost $20 and will be available until 8 p.m. on the drawing date or until sold out. The drawing will award four prizes of $1 million; four prizes of $100,000; 100 prizes of $1,000; and 5,892 prizes of $100.
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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