MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Lottery Scratch-Offs winners claimed $168,198,877 in prizes during August, including two $1 million top prizes won in Venango and York counties.
Across Pennsylvania, other big prizes claimed during the month included:
- Four $300,000 prizes;
- Three $250,000 prizes; and
- Ten prizes of $100,000.
Monthly winner lists posted in the Winners section of palottery.com include winners of $1,000 or more, although many prizes below that amount were won.
Scratch-Offs games currently offer prizes ranging from a free ticket to $3 million. Before playing any game, players should read and understand the rules, prizes remaining and specific chances of winning found at palottery.com. Check tickets promptly and immediately claim winnings. Prizes expire one year from a Scratch-Off game's end-sale date posted at palottery.com.
The overall chances of winning any prize, printed on the back of each ticket, are stated across all tickets produced in a game and not by consecutive tickets sold per pack. Random distribution ensures the Pennsylvania Lottery and retailers do not know where winning tickets will be sold.
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