April 12, 2013
Jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Match 6 Lotto and Cash 5 tickets from the
drawing – worth a combined total of more than
– were sold in
They were among more than 113,000 prize-winning tickets sold statewide for both games.
Smoker Friendly, 5325 Route 8,
, sold a jackpot-winning Match 6 Lotto ticket worth
, less 25 percent federal withholding. The ticket correctly matched all six winning numbers, 04-15-16-33-37-38. The retailer will receive a
bonus for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.
The Match 6 Lotto jackpot had been growing since one ticket matched all six winning numbers in the
drawing. More than 61,800 prize-winning Match 6 Lotto tickets were sold statewide for the
A Cash 5 ticket worth
was sold at 7-Eleven, 1 Bigelow Square,
. It correctly matched all five balls, 08-10-13-16-26, to win a jackpot of
, less 25 percent federal withholding. The retailer will receive a
More than 51,200 prize-winning Cash 5 tickets were sold statewide for the
Lottery officials cannot confirm the identity of winners until prizes are claimed and tickets are validated. For both games, winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.
The Lottery encourages holders of winning tickets to sign the back of the tickets, call the Lottery at 717-702-8146 and file a claim at any of Lottery's seven area offices or at Lottery headquarters in
Claims may be filed Monday through Friday from
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
at area offices and from
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at Lottery headquarters.
In the 2011-12 fiscal year, in addition to awarding nearly
in prizes to
winners, the Pennsylvania Lottery contributed nearly
to programs serving the county's older residents.
How to Play Match 6 Lotto
: Match 6 tickets cost
each. Players can choose six numbers from 1 to 49 or have numbers randomly selected by computer. The computer will then randomly select an additional two sets of six numbers, for three lines of six numbers each or 18 numbers total. Players can win up to four times on each ticket – once on each of three lines (base play) and by combining all 18 numbers (combined play).
Match 6 Lotto drawings are held on Monday and Thursday evenings.