MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Lottery retailers in Allegheny, Lehigh, Schuylkill and York counties sold the four $1 million top-prize winning tickets for the New Year's Millionaire Raffle drawing on January 2. The game awarded a total of $5,089,200 to thousands of winners across the state.
The $1 million top-prize raffle ticket numbers selected were: 00036708, 00052794, 00146374, and 00243603.
The selling locations, listed in no particular order, will each receive a $5,000 selling bonus:
- Kuhn's Market, 4801 McKnight Road, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County
- D&K Food Mart, 1492 Main St., Catasauqua Lehigh County;
- Rentschlers Ice Cream, 27 West Main St., Ringtown, Schuylkill County; and
- Giant Food Store, 14635 Mt. Airy Road, Shrewsbury, York County.
The four $100,000 second-tier prize raffle ticket numbers selected were: 00087131, 00284846, 00330320, and 00459256.
The selling locations, listed in no particular order, will each receive a $500 bonus:
- Kennie's Market, 3463 Biglerville Road, Biglerville, Adams County;
- Sheetz, 45 Antrum Commons Drive, Greencastle, Franklin County;
- Mike's BiLo, 32 S. 5th St., Reynoldsville, Jefferson County; and
- Giant Food Store, 2415 E. Market St., York, York County.
A total of 6,000 winning numbers were randomly selected from a range of 473,913 tickets that were sold between November 10, 2015, and 8 p.m. on January 2, 2016. The Millionaire Raffle also awarded 100 prizes of $1,000 and 5,892 prizes of $100.
Winners cannot be identified until the prizes are claimed and the tickets are validated. Millionaire Raffle winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.
Each $1 million top prize 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 four $100,000 prizes can be filed at any of the Lottery's seven area offices or at a Pennsylvania Lottery retailer. Millionaire Raffle tickets worth $1,000 and $100 can be claimed at Lottery retailers.
A complete list of all 6,000 winning raffle ticket numbers is available at Lottery retail locations and at www.palottery.com. Winning raffle ticket numbers are listed on the website by prize category. In addition, every Lottery retailer has a ticket checker allowing players to scan their own tickets to learn if they have won a prize. Players should check every ticket, every time.
Millionaire Raffle, launched in 2005 and originally offered twice a year, is now offered four times a year. The St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle will go on sale January 11 and will be drawn on March 19, 2016.
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 $25.8 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: Lottery Public Relations, 717-702-8008
SOURCE Pennsylvania Lottery