– Two winning tickets split a $120,000 Pennsylvania Lottery Treasure Hunt jackpot from the Friday, October 6, drawing.
Each ticket matched all five numbers drawn, 11-12-26-27-28, to win $60,000, less applicable withholding. They were sold by Karns, 1023 State St., Lemoyne, Cumberland County; and FUJ News, 31 E. Oregon Ave., Philadelphia.
Prizes must be claimed and tickets validated before winners can be identified. Treasure Hunt winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes. Anyone holding a jackpot-winning Treasure Hunt ticket should promptly sign the back of the ticket, call the Lottery at 717-702-8146 and file a claim at the nearest Lottery office
At palottery.com, click on Winners
to see how nearly $2.6 billion in Lottery prizes and over $1 billion in senior benefits funding was distributed in the 2016-17 fiscal year.
How to play Treasure Hunt:
Players pay $1 and choose five numbers from 1 to 30. Players may select their own numbers 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. A day game, Treasure Hunt is drawn seven days a week and tickets can be purchased up to seven draws (one week) in advance. Ticket sales end at 1:05 p.m. daily. Chances of winning the jackpot prize are 1 in 142,506; the overall chances of winning any prize are about 1 in 5.45.
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
. Call 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) for help with a compulsive gambling problem.
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