PA Lottery: Top Prize-Winning Millionaire Raffle Tickets Sold in Bucks, Centre, Westmoreland Counties
Middletown – Pennsylvania Lottery retailers in Bucks, Centre and Westmoreland counties sold the four $1 million top-prize winning tickets from the July 9 Millionaire Raffle drawing.
Top-prize winning tickets were sold at the following locations:
Village Market, 300 S. Main St., Sellersville, Bucks County;
Corner Minit Mart, 106 N. Atherton St., State College, Centre County;
7-Eleven, 204 Lloyd Ave., Latrobe, Westmoreland County; and
Puff N Snuff, 1925 Dailey Ave., Latrobe, Westmoreland County.
Each store will receive a $5,000 selling bonus from the Pennsylvania Lottery.
Lottery officials cannot confirm the identities of the winners until the prizes are claimed and the tickets are validated. Millionaire Raffle winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.
The $1 million top prizes must be claimed by presenting a winning ticket at Pennsylvania Lottery headquarters in Middletown, Dauphin County, or at any of the Lottery’s seven area offices. Claims may be filed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lottery headquarters and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at area offices.
Claims for the $100,000 prizes can be filed at any of the Lottery’s seven area offices or at any licensed Pennsylvania Lottery retailer. Holders of Millionaire Raffle tickets worth $1,000 and $100 can claim winnings at local Lottery retailers.
A complete list of all 6,000 winning raffle ticket numbers is available at Lottery retail locations and at www.palottery.com. Winning raffle ticket numbers are listed on the Lottery website by prize category in ascending order. The website also features a search function that allows players to enter their eight-digit raffle ticket numbers to determine if they hold winning tickets. In addition, every Lottery retailer has a ticket checker allowing players to scan their own tickets to learn if they have won a prize.
The four $1 million top-prize raffle ticket numbers selected were 00080193, 00234540, 00281933, and 00486364. The four second-tier prize raffle ticket numbers selected were 00006344, 00083473, 00106936, and 00149546.
A total of 6,000 prizes were selected from a pool of 500,000 tickets that were sold between May 13 and July 9, when the last ticket was sold. Odds of winning a top or second-tier prize were 1-in-125,000 each; odds of winning a $1,000 prize were 1-in-5,000; and the odds of winning $100 were 1-in-85.
In fiscal year 2009-10, the Pennsylvania Lottery awarded more than $73.4 million, $12.1 million and $75 million in prizes to Bucks, Centre and Westmoreland counties, respectively. The Lottery also contributed $34.9 million to programs that benefited seniors in Bucks County, $6.5 million to programs benefiting Centre County seniors and another $35 million to Westmoreland County seniors’ programs.
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 $20.6 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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