$400K lottery prize claimed 'just in time'
Pennsylvania winner says ticket shoved in shoebox for nearly a year
A winning Powerball lottery ticket worth $400,000 sold in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, last year was set to expire today.
But just hours before the deadline, Lottery officials announced that a winner came forward.
Two weeks ago Pennsylvania Lottery officials started asking players to check their old tickets.
Pennsylvania Lottery officials announced that the winner is Brenda Stover, of New Cumberland, who validate ...
May 28, 2009, 12:15 pm - Lottery News forum
Winning Powerball lottery ticket expiring soon
Ticket worth $400,000 purchased in Mechanicsburg, Pa.
A $400,000 winning Powerball ticket from the May 28, 2008 purchased in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania remains unclaimed.
The ticket and prize will expire on May 28 one year from the date of the drawing.
As of today, the ticket has not been claimed, said Lottery Executive Director Ed Trees. We encourage players to check their old tickets in hopes the winner of this substantial prize will come forward to claim it before time runs out in ...
May 20, 2009, 7:24 am - Lottery News forum
Two tickets will share $174M Powerball lottery jackpot
Tickets sold in Delaware, Pennsylvania
Two tickets for the Powerball game Saturday night one sold in Delaware and the other in Pennsylvania matched all five numbers plus the Powerball drawn to win a share of the top prize.
The winning tickets will share a jackpot prize of $174.4 million, or $87.2 million each.
The winning numbers 3-16-20-42-58, Powerball: 7 were drawn in Orlando, Florida last night at 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
The Power Play number was 5.
The jackpot has been build ...
Mar 1, 2009, 7:51 am - Lottery News forum
Two $1M Pennsylvania Lottery raffle jackpots claimed
Two of the four top-prize winners from the Pennsylvania Lottery's Jan. 3 Millionaire Raffle drawing have come forward to claim their $1 million prizes.
A complete list of the raffle's winning numbers is available on Lottery Post's Pennsylvania Lottery Results page (www.lotterypost.com/results/pa).
Wayne A. Smith of South Williamsport, Lycoming County, and James Kreger of Liberty, Tioga County, each won $1 million in the drawing. Smith and Kreger presented their winning tickets for validati ...
Jan 12, 2009, 5:17 pm - Lottery News forum
Pennsylvania Lottery's raffle makes 4 millionaires
The Pennsylvania Lottery's latest raffle-style game, Millionaire Raffle, was drawn Saturday, and made four instant millionaires.
The winning numbers can be found at Lottery Post's Pennsylvania Lottery Results page (http://www.lotterypost.com/results/pa)
Millionaire Raffle is a raffle game offered by the Pennsylvania Lottery, with a limited number of $20 tickets.
With only 500,000 tickets sold for the raffle, Millionaire Raffle offers the best odds for a single ticket to win $1 million o ...
Jan 4, 2009, 10:36 am - Lottery News forum
Pennsylvania Lottery's raffle tickets sold out
Drawing to be held Jan. 3
The last ticket for the Pennsylvania Lottery's Jan. 3 Millionaire Raffle was sold Saturday at 10:21 a.m. at McCunes News, 606 Central Avenue in Johnstown, Cambria County.
Sales of Millionaire Raffle tickets began on Oct. 27 and were to continue until 5 p.m. on Jan. 3, or until all 500,000 tickets were sold.
The winning raffle ticket numbers will be randomly selected at 7 p.m. on Jan. 3 when the Lottery's live drawing show will televise the selection of the four ...
Dec 28, 2008, 9:58 am - Lottery News forum
Pennsylvania Lottery declares 'foul' during Nov. 7 Cash 5 drawing
Pennsylvania Lottery officials declared a foul during the Friday, Nov. 7, Cash 5 drawing after the machine failed to drop the first numbered ball, 34, into the viewing chamber in a reasonable amount of time.
After the drawing official moved on to successfully complete the MATCH 6 lotto drawing, the Cash 5 machine resumed drawing the remaining four numbers 11, 13, 37 and 02.
After careful review of the drawing tape by Lottery officials, the volunteer senior witness and a Certified Public Ac ...
Nov 8, 2008, 6:24 pm - Lottery News forum
$58.6M Powerball lottery ticket sold in Pennsylvania
Second jackpot-winning Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania this month
Pennsylvania Lottery officials today announced that a York business sold the only winning ticket in the $58.6 million, Oct. 29, Powerball jackpot.
We are pleased to announce that Bookland sold the winning ticket from Wednesday night's drawing, said Ed Trees, executive director of the Pennsylvania Lottery. This is the second jackpot-winning Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania this month.
Bookland, 2114 S. Queen S ...
Oct 31, 2008, 12:18 pm - Lottery News forum
Pennsylvania Lottery's new Quinto game starts tomorrow
The Pennsylvania Lottery is adding Quinto, a numbers game similar to The Daily Number and BIG 4, but played with five numbers instead, to its lineup of mid-day and evening drawings.
The Pennsylvania Lottery constantly strives to provide its players with new and innovative games, said Lottery Executive Director Ed Trees. Quinto, which offers multiple ways to play and a top prize of $50,000 cash, will appeal to players who enjoy playing The Daily Number and BIG 4 games.
Quinto tickets go o ...
Aug 25, 2008, 10:09 am - Lottery News forum
Powerball lottery winner shares $42.5M with relatives
Jean Edwards went from anonymous retiree to millionaire celebrity this week.
But as far as she's concerned, not much in her life has changed.
Edwards plans to stay in her Willow Street home and maybe take a vacation to Jackson Hole, Wyo., but that's about it.
I just don't know why it would make any change in our lives, she said at a news conference Friday about her instant good fortune as a Powerball lottery winner.
We'll be able to get some things we need, but why should you have ...
Aug 11, 2008, 2:05 am - Lottery News forum