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2013-06-11 12:25:28

Lottery's Best Odds of Winning $1 Million MIDDLETOWN, Pa., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With less than a month remaining until the Pennsylvania Lottery's 16(th) Millionaire Raffle drawing takes place, ticket sales are picking up steam. As of today, 40 percent of the game's 500,000 available tickets have already sold. The Millionaire Raffle, to be drawn on July 6, offers the Pennsylvania Lottery's best odds for winning a million-dollar prize. Each $20 ticket offers a...

2013-06-05 12:29:01

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Lottery's Cash 5 jackpot has reached $1 million after rolling five times. It has been growing since two tickets won the May 30 jackpot and marks the third time in two months that the Cash 5 jackpot has reached $1 million. On Feb. 6, two Cash 5 tickets shared a game-record $1.9 million jackpot. A Cash 5 ticket worth nearly $1.7 million from the April 19, 2011, drawing holds the record as the largest single,...

2013-05-29 08:24:29

Registration deadlines for workshops approach HARRISBURG, Pa., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Schools might soon be letting out, but educators and others who work with youth have a chance to continue their learning through wildlife-focused workshops that also fulfill mandates set forth by the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Project WILD aims to provide a wildlife-based conservation education that fosters responsible action. It's one of the most widely used conservation...

2013-05-28 12:23:30

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A $1 million Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 jackpot from the May 25 drawing will be split by the holders of two winning tickets sold in Berks and Westmoreland counties. The jackpot-winning Cash 5 tickets were sold at: Sunoco Birdsboro Convenience Store, 235 N. Furnace St., Birdsboro, Berks County; and All Aboard Express, 221 S. Broadway St., Scottdale, Westmoreland County. Each ticket correctly matched all five balls,...

2013-05-15 12:27:16

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 tickets sold at the same Lehigh Valley store will split a $500,000 jackpot. The jackpot-winning Cash 5 tickets for the May 14 drawing were sold at Tom's Tobacco Shop, 1880 Stefko Blvd., Bethlehem, Northampton County. Each ticket correctly matched all five balls, 10-19-23-27-43, to win individual prizes of $250,000, less 25 percent federal withholding. The retailer will receive selling bonuses totaling...

2013-05-13 12:26:28

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A $500,000 Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 jackpot will be split and shared by winners on opposite sides of the state. The jackpot-winning Cash 5 tickets for the May 10 drawing were sold at: Ford City Tobacco, 1400 Fifth Ave., Ford City, Armstrong County; and Revere General Store, 8789 Easton Road, Revere, Bucks County. Each ticket correctly matched all five balls, 01-07-17-28-33, to win individual prizes of $250,000, less 25 percent...

2013-05-01 16:24:43

Burns to preserve unique barrens habitat STATE COLLEGE, Pa., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission tomorrow plans to resume controlled burns on the Scotia Barrens on State Game Land 176 in Patton, Ferguson and Halfmoon townships, Centre County, to improve habitat conditions within this unique ecosystem. Depending on conditions, the Game Commission plans to burn one to two units totaling 136 acres. The purpose is to restore the pitch pine/scrub oak...

2013-04-24 16:23:02

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A surprise Double Draw was held for the Pennsylvania Lottery's mid-day Quinto game on Wednesday, April 24.  A total of 26 winners received $19,750 for the two draws. The Quinto Mid-day Drawing winning numbers were: 9-2-8-2-8. The Quinto Mid-day Double Draw winning numbers were: 3-7-1-3-9. Double Draw is a surprise second drawing for The Daily Number, BIG 4 or Quinto mid-day or evening drawings. Double Draws are not...

2013-04-15 16:23:44

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A surprise Double Draw was held for the Pennsylvania Lottery's mid-day BIG 4 game on Monday, April 15. A total of 292 winners received $109,000 for the two draws. The mid-day BIG 4 winning numbers were: 4-3-0-4. The mid-day BIG 4 Double Draw winning numbers were: 3-7-3-4. Double Draw is a surprise second drawing for The Daily Number, BIG 4 or Quinto mid-day or evening drawings. Double Draws are not publicized in...

2013-04-12 12:23:13

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Match 6 Lotto and Cash 5 tickets from the April 11 drawing - worth a combined total of more than $1 million - were sold in Allegheny County. They were among more than 113,000 prize-winning tickets sold statewide for both games. Smoker Friendly, 5325 Route 8, Gibsonia, sold a jackpot-winning Match 6 Lotto ticket worth $750,000, less 25 percent federal withholding. The ticket correctly matched all...