Million-Dollar Winning Tickets for PA Lottery Millionaire Raffle Sold in Allegheny, Fayette, Luzerne and Wayne Counties
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Pennsylvania Lottery retailers in Allegheny, Fayette, Luzerne and Wayne counties sold the four $1 million top-prize winning tickets from the July 7 Millionaire Raffle drawing.
Top-prize winning tickets were sold at the following locations:
- Giant Eagle Market District, 155 Towne Centre Drive, Wexford, Allegheny County;
- Pechin Super Foods, 300 Laurel Drive, Connellsville, Fayette County;
- Party Beverage, 653 Route 93, Conyngham, Luzerne County; and
- Weis Markets, 123 Village Center Drive, Route 739, Hawley, Wayne County.
Each store will receive a $5,000 selling bonus from the Pennsylvania Lottery.
Lottery officials cannot confirm the identities of the winners until the prizes are claimed and the tickets are validated. Millionaire Raffle winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.
Each $1 million top prize must be claimed by presenting a winning ticket at Pennsylvania Lottery headquarters in Middletown, Dauphin County, or at any of the Lottery’s seven area offices. Claims may be filed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lottery headquarters and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at area offices.
Claims for the four $100,000 prizes can be filed at any of the Lottery’s seven area offices or at any licensed Pennsylvania Lottery retailer. Holders of Millionaire Raffle tickets worth $1,000 and $100 can claim winnings at local Lottery retailers.
A complete list of all 6,000 winning raffle ticket numbers is available at Lottery retail locations and at www.palottery.com. Winning raffle ticket numbers are listed on the Lottery website by prize category in ascending order. The website also features a search function that allows players to enter their eight-digit raffle ticket numbers to determine if they hold winning tickets. In addition, every Lottery retailer has a ticket checker allowing players to scan their own tickets to learn if they have won a prize.
The four $1 million top-prize raffle ticket numbers selected were 00224510, 00272847, 00347142 and 00376010. The four $100,000 second-tier prize raffle ticket numbers selected were 00107840, 00295315, 00404629 and 00450157.
A total of 6,000 prizes were selected from a pool of 500,000 tickets that were sold between May 4 and July 7, when the game sold out.
In fiscal year 2010-11, the Pennsylvania Lottery awarded more than $325.1 million to winners in Allegheny, Fayette, Luzerne and Wayne counties. The Lottery also contributed more than $183.6 million to programs that benefited older residents of Allegheny, Fayette, Luzerne and Wayne counties.
About the Pennsylvania Lottery: The Pennsylvania Lottery remains the only state lottery that designates all its proceeds to programs that benefit older residents. Since its inception in 1971, the Pennsylvania Lottery has contributed nearly $21.5 billion to programs that include property tax and rent rebates; free transit and reduced-fare shared rides; the low-cost prescription drug programs PACE and PACENET; long-term living services; and the 52 Area Agencies on Aging, including full- and part-time senior centers throughout the state. The Pennsylvania Lottery reminds its players to play responsibly. Players must be 18 or older.
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Lottery