$5,089,200 in Total Prizes Awarded to 6,000 Winners
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Jan. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four new millionaires were created tonight by the Pennsylvania Lottery's 17th Millionaire Raffle. The selection of four $1 million raffle ticket numbers and four $100,000 raffle ticket numbers was televised live on the Lottery's evening drawing show.
The four $1 million top-prize raffle ticket numbers selected were: 00077226, 00332500, 00339016, and 00355789.
The four $100,000 second-tier prize raffle ticket numbers selected were: 00009710, 00068057, 00352025, and 00393530.
The remaining 5,992 winning raffle ticket numbers for third- and fourth-tier prizes were selected, but were not televised due to time constraints. Winning numbers are selected by a computerized random drawing.
Players may check winning numbers beginning tonight at palottery.com and at retailers. Winning ticket numbers will be listed on the Lottery website by prize category. In addition, players may visit Lottery retailers to scan their own tickets to find out if they are winners.
To be considered a winning ticket, the eight-digit number 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 any Pennsylvania Lottery retailer. Holders of Millionaire Raffle tickets worth $1,000 and $100 can claim winnings at local Lottery retailers. Lottery prizes expire one year from the drawing date.
All 17 Millionaire Raffle drawings sold out. The 500,000th and final ticket for this drawing was sold the morning of Dec. 31. Tickets cost $20 each.
To learn more about the popular Millionaire Raffle game and review the complete rules, visit palottery.com.
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 nearly $23.7 billion in funding to support 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 its players to play responsibly. Players must be 18 or older.
Media contact: Gary Miller, 717-702-8008
SOURCE Pennsylvania Lottery