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Pennsylvania Lottery Winners Claimed More than $197 Million in Scratch-Off Prizes in August

Middletown, PA – Pennsylvania Lottery Scratch-Off winners claimed $197,664,170 in prizes during August, including one top prize worth $3 million claimed by a player from Cumberland County and one top prize worth $1 million claimed by a player from Lancaster County.
Congratulations to Giant, 950 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, Cumberland County, for earning a $10,000 bonus after selling the $3 million-winning ticket, and to Turkey Hill, 265 West State St., Quarryville, Lancaster County, for earning a $5,000 bonus after selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket worth $1 million.
Across Pennsylvania, other big prizes claimed during August included:
  • Four prizes of $500,000;
  • One prize of $300,000;
  • Four prizes of $250,000;
  • Four prizes of $200,000; and
  • Four prizes of $100,000.
The monthly winner list is posted in the Winners section of 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 $5 million. Before playing any game, players should read and understand the rules, remaining prizes and specific chances of winning at Check tickets promptly and immediately claim winnings. Prizes expire one year from a Scratch-Off game’s end-sale date, which is posted on

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.

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