PA Lottery’s Millionaire Raffle Tickets Selling Briskly; Fewer than Half Remain for Dec. 31 Drawing
Middletown – More than half of the Pennsylvania Lottery’s Millionaire Raffle tickets have been sold for the Dec. 31 drawing. Fewer than 231,000 tickets remained as of 8 a.m. on Dec. 19.
The raffle-style game offers 6,000 cash prizes totaling more than $5 million. Sales of Millionaire Raffle tickets began Nov. 18 and will continue until 5 p.m. on Dec. 31, or until all 500,000 tickets are sold – whichever comes first. Tickets for the 12 previous Millionaire Raffles sold out before each drawing.
Winning Millionaire Raffle ticket numbers will be randomly selected at 6:59 p.m. on Dec. 31, when the Lottery’s live drawing show will televise the selection of four $1 million, top-prize raffle ticket numbers and four $100,000, second-prize raffle ticket numbers. The remaining 100 winning ticket numbers for prizes of $1,000 each and 5,892 winning ticket numbers for prizes of $100 each also will be selected, but will not be televised live due to time constraints. In total, 6,000 prizes worth $5,089,200 will be awarded.
A complete list of all 6,000 winning raffle ticket numbers will be available at Lottery retail locations and at www.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 $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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