– Pennsylvania Lottery Scratch-Off winners claimed $169,665,689 million in prizes during October, including two top prizes worth $1 million, which were claimed by players from Potter and Lackawanna counties.
Congratulations to the retailers who earned a $5,000 bonus for selling the $1 million winning tickets. They are:
- Convenient Food Mart, 1347 N. Main Ave., Scranton, Lackawanna County
- Rite Aid, 207 Route 6 West, Coudersport, Potter County
Across Pennsylvania, other big prizes claimed
during October included four prizes of $300,000 and 10 prizes of $100,000.
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, is 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.
: 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.
Visit the Winners
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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