Popular Triples Drawn In The Daily Number Mid-Day Game
Middletown – Pennsylvania Lottery players whose favorite Daily Number is 0-0-0 can count on a little extra money following today’s mid-day drawing.
The payout to Daily Number game players for the Aug. 5 mid-day drawing totaled $1,060,825. A total of 4,354 tickets were sold for the winning number combination. A 50-cent wager on the Daily Number pays $250; a $1 wager pays $500.
Triple zeros have been drawn a total of 17 times since The Daily Number drawing began in March 1977. The last time 0-0-0 was drawn was May 16, 2011, in the evening draw. July 19, 2011, was the last time any triples combination, 2-2-2, was drawn. This is the fifth time a triple has been drawn as the winning Daily Number this year, taking into account both mid-day and evening drawings.
Triples have been drawn a total of 178 times – 138 times in the evening drawings and 40 times in the mid-day drawings – since the debut of The Daily Number; 2010 holds the record for the most triples drawn in a year with 14.
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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