Popular Triples Drawn In The Daily Number Evening Game
Middletown – Pennsylvania Lottery players whose favorite Daily Number is 7-7-7 can count on a little extra money following Saturday’s evening drawing.
The payout to Daily Number game players for the Sept. 17 evening drawing totaled $8,840,750. A total of 35,516 tickets were sold for the winning number combination. A 50-cent wager on the Daily Number pays $250; a $1 wager pays $500.
Triple sevens have been drawn a total of 21 times since The Daily Number drawing began in March 1977. The last time 7-7-7 was drawn was April 30, 2008, in the evening draw. Aug. 5, 2011, was the last time any triples combination, 0-0-0, was drawn. This is the sixth 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 179 times – 139 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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