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Pennsylvania Lottery Winners Claimed More than $180 Million in Scratch-Off Prizes in April

5/6/2019
Pennsylvania Lottery Winners Claimed More than $180 Million in Scratch-Off Prizes in April
 
*Note to editor: This press release is updated with data that includes all Scratch-Off winners from April, including those $1,000 and under, which wasn’t calculated in the total listed in the lead paragraph of the previous release.

Middletown, PA – Pennsylvania Lottery Scratch-Off winners claimed $180,398,033 million in prizes during April, including three top prizes worth $1 million claimed by players from Philadelphia, Erie and Delaware counties.
 
Additionally, congratulations to the three retailers who sold the $1 million winning tickets. They each received a bonus of $5,000. They are:
  • Giant Food Store, 830 E. Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, Chester Co.;
  • Country Fair, 957 E. 26th St. Erie Co.; and
  • Rite Aid, 4390 Richmond St., Philadelphia.
 
Across Pennsylvania, other big prizes claimed during April included:
  • Nine prizes of $300,000;
  • Thirteen prizes of $100,000; and
  • Three prizes worth more than $80,000 each.
 
The monthly winner list is posted in the Winners section of palottery.com. Not included on that list are the many Scratch-Off players who won prizes of less than $1,000.
 
Scratch-Off games currently offer prizes ranging from a free ticket to $3 million. Before playing any game, players should read and understand the rules, remaining prizes and specific chances of winning at palottery.com. Check tickets promptly and immediately claim winnings. Prizes expire one year from a Scratch-Off game’s end-sale date, which is posted on palottery.com.
 
The overall chances of winning any prize, printed on the back of each ticket, are stated across all tickets produced in a game, not by consecutive tickets sold per pack. Random distribution ensures the Pennsylvania Lottery and retailers do not know where winning tickets will be sold.
 
May is recognized as Older Americans Month. Visit the Winners and Benefits pages at palottery.com to review how much money each county receives in Lottery prizes and funding to benefit older Pennsylvanians.
 
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 $29 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.

Visit palottery.com for winning numbers, rules, chances of winning, and to join the VIP Players Club to play online or enter for second chances to win. Install our official mobile app, like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Twitter @PALottery. Use the hashtag #palottery to share your messages with us.
 

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