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Pennsylvania Lottery Winners Claimed More than $223 Million in Scratch-Off Prizes in December

Middletown, PA – Pennsylvania Lottery Scratch-Off winners claimed $223,628,540 million in prizes during December, including two top prizes worth $1 million claimed by players from Allegheny and Cumberland counties.
Congratulations to Uni-Mart, 1300 Coraopolis Heights Road, Coraopolis, Allegheny County and Smoker’s Express, 457 North Enola Road, Enola, Cumberland County. Each retailer earned a $5,000 bonus for selling the $1 million-winning tickets.

Across Pennsylvania, other big prizes claimed during December included:
  • Two prizes of $500,000;
  • Three prizes of $250,000; and
  • Two 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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Visit the Winners and Benefits pages at to review how much money each county receives in Lottery prizes and funding to benefit older Pennsylvanians.

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