Millionaire Raffle Awards Over $5 Million in Total Prizes, Creates Four New Millionaires

Jul 11, 2015, 19:36 ET from Pennsylvania Lottery

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., July 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There are four new millionaires and thousands of other winners following tonight's drawing of the Pennsylvania Lottery's Millionaire Raffle.

The four $1 million top-prize raffle ticket numbers selected were: 00121909, 00397041, 00380269, and 00360306.

The four $100,000 second-tier prize raffle ticket numbers selected were: 00233417, 00359288, 00385120, and 00170127.

Those eight winning numbers were televised during this evening's live drawing show. The remaining winning raffle ticket numbers for third- and fourth-tier prizes were also selected, but were not televised due to time constraints.

Millionaire Raffle also awarded 100 prizes of $1,000 and 5,892 prizes of $100. In total, the drawing offered 6,000 prizes worth $5,089,200.

Players may check winning numbers beginning tonight at palottery.com. Winning raffle ticket numbers will be listed by prize category. Players should also check tickets using a scanner available at Lottery retailers.

To be considered a winning ticket, the eight-digit number on a Millionaire Raffle ticket must exactly match a winning number selected in the raffle drawing, and all digits must appear in the same sequence as the winning number.

The $1 million top prizes 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 $100,000 prizes can be filed at any of the Lottery's seven area offices or at a Pennsylvania Lottery retailer. Holders of Millionaire Raffle tickets worth $1,000 and $100 can claim winnings at Lottery retailers.

Ticket sales for the Pennsylvania Lottery's 20th edition of Millionaire Raffle began May 5 and ended at 5 p.m. today. The drawing was conducted from among 462,070 ticket numbers sold.

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.

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