– Two winning tickets split a Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 jackpot worth $125,000 from the Monday, December 30 drawing. Each ticket matched all five balls drawn,
02-09-15-16-29, to win $62,500 each, less withholding.
The following Lottery retailers sold the winning tickets that split the jackpot:
- COGO’S, 561 St. Route 130, Level Green, Westmoreland County; and
- Foodland, 1223 W. Main St., Monongahela, Washington County.
Winners are unknown until 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 and contact the nearest Lottery office
for further instructions or call 1-800-692-7481.
More than 18,200 other Cash 5 tickets also won prizes in the drawing. Players should check every ticket, every time, and claim lower-tier prizes at a Lottery retailer.
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 more than $30 billion to fund property tax and rent rebates, transportation, care services, prescription assistance, and local services including senior centers and meals.
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pages at palottery.com to review how much money each county receives in Lottery prizes and funding to benefit older Pennsylvanians.
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