Friday, December 30, 2016

Winning Cash 5 Jackpot Ticket Sold in Schuylkill County

A winning Cash 5 Jackpot Lottery Ticket was sold in Schuylkill County.

One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $225,000 from the Thursday, December 29, drawing was sold at Boyer’s Food Markets, 150 E. Centre St., Ashland, Schuylkill County.

The ticket correctly matched all five balls drawn, 09-16-28-34-35, to win $225,000, less applicable tax withholding. The retailer will receive $500 bonus for selling this winning ticket.

Prizes must be claimed and tickets validated before winners can be identified. Cash 5 winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.

The holder of any jackpot-winning ticket should immediately sign the back of the ticket, call the Lottery at 717-702-8146 and file a claim at any of Lottery’s seven area offices or at Lottery headquarters in Middletown, Dauphin County.

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 headquarters.

More than 22,900 other Cash 5 tickets won prizes of various amounts in the drawing, creating “Winners, winners – everywhere!” Players should check every ticket, every time, and immediately sign winning tickets. Lower-tier winners may be claimed at a Lottery retailer.

In the 2015-16 fiscal year, in addition to awarding more than $46.1 million in prizes to winners in Schuylkill County, the Pennsylvania Lottery contributed more than $19.2 million to programs serving the county’s older residents.