– It was a “winners, winners everywhere” weekend for the Pennsylvania Lottery’s Cash 5 game, with jackpot winners in Blair and Crawford counties among tens of thousands of winners statewide.
A ticket sold in Blair County won a jackpot worth $325,000 for the Friday, October 13, drawing. It matched all five balls, 02-03-13-16-34, to win a prize of $325,000 less applicable withholding. The ticket was sold at Choice Tobacco Outlet, 110 N. Market St., Martinsburg.
Cash 5 produced another big winner on Sunday, October 15, when a $225,000 jackpot was won by a ticket sold at Giant Eagle, 18511 Smock Highway, Meadville, Crawford County. The ticket matched all five balls, 18-25-31-36-39, to win a prize of $225,000, less applicable withholding.
Each retailer earn a $500 selling bonus.
Winners can be identified only after prizes are claimed and tickets validated. Cash 5 prizes expire one year from the drawing date. Anyone holding a jackpot-winning Cash 5 ticket should sign the ticket, call the Lottery at 717-702-8146 and file a claim at the nearest Lottery office
More than 49,500 other Cash 5 tickets won prizes of various amounts in the October 13 and 15 drawings. Players should check every ticket, every time, and claim lower-tier prizes at a Lottery retailer.
In the 2015-16 fiscal year, the Lottery awarded more than $44.7 million in prizes and contributed more than $15.7 million to support senior benefit programs in Blair County. In addition to awarding more than $15.4 million in prizes to winners in Crawford County, the Pennsylvania Lottery contributed more than $10.5 million to programs serving the county’s older residents.
How to play Cash 5:
Players pay $1 and select five numbers from 1 to 43. Players may select their own numbers using a Cash 5 playslip or opt for computer-selected quick picks. Players must match all five numbers drawn to win the jackpot. Players also win prizes for matching two, three or four winning numbers. Cash 5 is drawn each evening and tickets can be purchased up to seven draws (one week) in advance. Chances of winning the jackpot prize are 1 in 962,598; the overall chances of winning any prize are about 1 in 10.5.
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 nearly $28 billion to fund property tax and rent rebates, transportation, care services, prescription assistance, and local services including senior centers and meals.
Players must be 18 or older. Please play responsibly
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