MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Lottery retailers in Cumberland, Jefferson, Lycoming and Northampton counties sold the four $1 million top-prize winning tickets from the Jan. 5 Millionaire Raffle drawing.
Top-prize winning tickets were sold at these locations:
- Giant Food Store, 5301 Simpson Ferry Road, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County;
- Uni Mart, 501 E. Main St., Reynoldsville, Jefferson County;
- Wegman's Food Market, 201 Williams St., Williamsport, Lycoming County; and
- Exxon Ikes, 201 S. Wood Ave., Easton, Northampton 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. 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 00023446, 00075876, 00158528 and 00222718. The four $100,000 second-tier prize raffle ticket numbers selected were 00025999, 00055244, 00312400 and 00441075. A total of 6,000 prizes were selected from a pool of 500,000 tickets that were sold between Nov. 16 and Dec. 30, when the game sold out. In fiscal year 2011-12, the Pennsylvania Lottery awarded nearly $103.9 million to winners in Cumberland, Jefferson, Lycoming and Northampton counties. The Lottery also contributed nearly $54 million to programs that benefited older residents of those 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 more than $22.6 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.