Cumberland County Man Wins $100,000 from PA Lottery Instant Game
Carlisle – Allen Stauffer Jr., of Carlisle, Cumberland County, won $100,000 from the Pennsylvania Lottery’s second edition $100,000 Bingo instant game.
Scott Kauffman, Lottery’s Harrisburg Area Regional Manager, today presented a ceremonial check to Stauffer at Citgo Mini Mart in Carlisle, where the winning ticket was purchased. The store receives a $500 bonus for selling the winning ticket.
“I always take my tickets home to play,” Stauffer said. “I like games like Bingo that take a while to play because they have the most entertainment value for me.”
Stauffer, a warehouse manager, plans to put some of his winnings in savings, take a vacation and share some of the prize with his four children.
Second edition $100,000 Bingo, $5 per ticket, offers 20 top prizes of $100,000 and more than $50 million in total cash prizes. As of Aug. 8, 13 top prizes remained to be claimed. The odds of winning a top prize in second edition $100,000 Bingo are 1-in-720,000, while the overall odds of winning any prize are 1-in-4.24.
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 $21.5 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 its players to play responsibly. Players must be 18 or older.
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