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Pennsylvania Lottery Second-Chance Drawing Offers Players Chance to Win $1 Million

Middletown, PA – The Pennsylvania Lottery and officials with Powerball® today announced the Pennsylvania Lottery’s Second-Chance Drawing for the Powerball® First Millionaire of the Year℠ promotion. This Second-Chance Drawing offers Lottery players in Pennsylvania the opportunity to win $1 million in a drawing occurring shortly after the ball drops at midnight during the television broadcast of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. The winner will be named the “Powerball First Millionaire of the Year” for 2021.
Starting today, Pennsylvania Lottery players may enter winning or non-winning Draw Game tickets into the Second-Chance Drawing. In addition to the chance to win the top prize of $1 million, each winner will win a prize of $2,020. The 40 winners of this PA Lottery Second-Chance Drawing will also be eligible for a semi-finalist drawing for their choice of two fabulous New Year’s Eve celebration prizes — a VIP trip to New York City or a Party@Home package, including an additional $12,500 cash prize.

The Draw Game tickets eligible for this drawing include the PICK family of games, Treasure Hunt, Cash 5, Match 6 Lotto, Cash4Life®, Powerball®, Mega Millions® and Keno purchased from a Lottery retailer. Fast Play, Raffle and Xpress Sports games are excluded. The Second-Chance drawing will run through Thursday, October 1.

“The Pennsylvania Lottery is excited to partner with Powerball for a second year to give our players a chance to be the first millionaire of the year,” said Pennsylvania Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko. “Offering up a unique lineup of Second-Chance drawings like this one allows us to continue to responsibly generate funds that help pay for life-sustaining programs for older Pennsylvanians.”

Players may submit qualifying Second-Chance ticket information at or via the PA Lottery’s Official Mobile App.

The Pennsylvania Lottery is one of more than 25 U.S. lotteries participating in the Powerball First Millionaire of the Year promotion. Entry dates and requirements vary by participating lottery.

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About Us: The Pennsylvania Lottery remains the only state lottery to direct all proceeds to programs that benefit older residents. Since ticket sales began in 1972, it has contributed more than $31 billion to fund property tax and rent rebates, transportation, care services, prescription assistance, and local services including senior centers and meals.

Visit the Winners and Benefits pages at to review how much money each county receives in Lottery prizes and funding to benefit older Pennsylvanians.

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dick clark productions (dcp) is the world's largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the "Academy of Country Music Awards," "American Music Awards," "Billboard Music Awards," "Golden Globe Awards," "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" and the “Streamy Awards.” dcp also owns one of the world's most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with over 60 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. dcp is a division of MRC Entertainment, a diversified media company with divisions and strategic investments in premium television, wide release film, specialty film, live events and digital media. For additional information, visit

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