Pennsylvania Lottery Information
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Pennsylvania has a variety of exciting draw games, and you can view all the results at a glance below to find out if you've won a prize. For more details on a game, head over to its dedicated page for information on how to play, prizes and odds of winning.
Powerball features three draws a week, on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. A Double Play add-on offering a $10 million grand prize costs $1 more.
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Pennsylvania Lottery players have plenty of awesome games to choose from - below you'll find a quick rundown, with a link to each game's dedicated page for more information.
Powerball is drawn on Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 pm ET. Mega Millions drawings take place every Tuesday and Friday at 11:00 pm ET. All Pennsylvania in-state games have draws every day. Visit the draw schedulepage for the current live drawing days and times for all games, and when ticket sales close.
Add the Wild Ball option to the Pick 2, 3, 4, or 5 games to create more potential winning combos. Before each main draw, a Wild Ball number is randomly selected by the lottery. Use the Wild Ball number to replace one of the lottery's numbers in the main draw for more chances to win.
Pick two numbers and you could win a top prize of $50, with draws seven days a week at 1:35 pm and 6:59 pm ET. The Wild Ball add-on gives you extra chances to win.
Visit the Pick 2 page to learn more.
Choose three numbers for the chance to win a $500 top prize to be won twice daily at 1:35 pm and 6:59 pm ET. With a variety of fun bet styles, you can play your way. Add Wild Ball for even more winning combinations.
Visit the Pick 3 dedicated page for more information.
Four lucky numbers could win you a $5,000 jackpot. Draws are held twice every day at 1:35 pm and 6:59 pm ET. A range of play types means you'll never get bored and the Wild Ball add-on delivers extra cash prize combos.
Visit the Pick 4 page for all the details.
Pick your favorite five numbers and get a shot at a sweet $50,000 top prize twice every day at 1:35 pm and 6:59 pm ET. Add Wild Ball for extra chances to win.
Visit the Pick 5 page to learn more.
An awesome cash jackpot often grows to hundreds of thousands of dollars. It just takes the right five numbers to win! The draw is held seven days a week at 6:59 pm ET. There's no annuity option, so you can take the whole top prize home all at once.
Visit the Cash 5 dedicated page for more details.
Match 6 Lotto
Features a rolling jackpot with no cap that starts at $500,000 - and you can win up to four prizes in every game. Draws take place daily at 6:59 pm ET.
Visit the Match 6 Lotto game page for more information.
A fun game with a pirate theme and a $10,000 starting top prize that keeps growing until someone wins it. Draws are held every afternoon at 1:35 pm.
Visit the Treasure Hunt page for more information.
If you don't feel like waiting for the next draw for the chance to win a cash prize, pick up a Pennsylvania Lottery instant win scratch-off ticket. Games print from the terminal whenever you're ready for a little excitement. Tickets cost between $1 and $20 per play, with the higher amounts offering bigger prizes, up to $1 million.
How to Claim Pennsylvania Lottery Prizes
Prizes of all amounts can be claimed by mail. Retailers may also be able to cash winning tickets worth up to $2,500.
Prizes expire, so make sure to claim before the deadline:
- Wins on Pennsylvania Lottery draw games, Powerball, and Mega Millions must be claimed within one year of the winning draw.
- Scratch-off / instant win tickets have a claim deadline of one year after sales for the game close.
- Fast Play prizes are valid for one year from the purchase date.
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Biggest Pennsylvania Lottery Winners
The lucky folks on this list have hit the largest-ever Pennsylvania Lottery prizes! Will you be the next big winner?
- March 17, 2018 - The Emerald Legacy Trust won the $456,700,000 Powerball jackpot and opted for the cash prize of $273,959,698. The winning ticket was purchased at Speedway in Manheim, Lancaster County.
- July 21, 2015 - Steven Peloquin of Mechanicsville, VA won a $153,000,000 Mega Millions jackpot with a ticket bought in Milton, Pennsylvania. He opted for the cash payout of $91,800,000. Peloquin purchased the winning ticket at the Penn 80/Flying J Travel Plaza in Milton, Northumberland County.
- May 20, 2014 - Carl Szott of Pittsburgh was the first Pennsylvania Lottery player to hit the Mega Millions jackpot when he scooped the $149,000,000 top prize. The lucky winner chose the cash option of $86,700,000. He bought his ticket at the White Oak Gas and Grocery in Allegheny County.
- June 22, 2013 - Patricia Chandler of Upper Darby in Delaware County won the $131,500,000 Powerball top prize and chose the cash option of $77,412,904.79. Chandler purchased her ticket at Federal Beer in Philadelphia.
- December 5, 2012 - Roger Custer of Levittown in Bucks County won the $50,000,000 Powerball jackpot; he chose the cash option of $33,134,526.18. The winning ticket was sold at Levittown News & Tobacco in Fairless Hills.
- April 25, 2012 - The "SEPTA 48" group from the Philadelphia area hit the $172,700,000 Powerball jackpot after buying the winning ticket at the Newsstand at the Gallery in Philadelphia. The SEPTA employees selected the cash option of $107,533,278.77.
- November 19, 2011 - Steven Lloyd of Harding in Luzerne County won a Powerball top prize of $59,900,000; he chose the cash payout of $37,622,580.20. He purchased the ticket at the Turkey Hill in Exeter, Luzerne County.
- February 28, 2009 - Palmira Nicolo of Wyndmoor in Montgomery County split the $174,400,000 Powerball jackpot with an anonymous player in Delaware. Nicolo opted for the cash lump sum and received $46,600,000. She purchased the winning ticket at the Plymouth Meeting Mall Customer Service Center in Plymouth Meeting, Montgomery County.
- October 29, 2008 - Myrna and Thomas Shearer of York won the Powerball grand prize of $58,600,000 and opted for the cash payout of $30,207,012.05. The ticket was sold at the Brookland gift shop in York.
- October 4, 2008 - The "Lucky 22" group of postal workers from southeastern Pennsylvania split the $20,000,000 Powerball jackpot and chose the one-time cash payment of $10,282,776.35. The ticket was sold at the Lansdowne Restaurant in Lansdowne, Delaware County.
- August 2, 2008 - 14 Edwards and Funk family members shared the $86,300,000 Powerball jackpot. They selected the $42,529,765.37 cash lump sum. One of the family members bought the winning ticket at the Turkey Hill on Willow Street, Lancaster County.
- March 16, 2005 - Bob and Patty Maczura of Cranberry Township, Butler County, scooped a $18,700,000 Powerball top prize and chose the $10,166.550.04 cash payout.
- January 22, 2005 - Kathleen Fitzgerald, Karen Rodgers & Janet Bigler of Pittsburgh hit the $26,400,000 Powerball jackpot and took the $14,734,333.80 cash amount.
- December 22, 2004 - Joseph Petto & Family of Philadelphia enjoyed an amazing Christmas present, sharing the $30,900,000 Powerball jackpot with Tim Sindel of Arizona and Steven Herber of Nebraska. The winners opted to split the $16,988,664.60 cash payment.
- December 8, 2004 - The WLT Trust won a fantastic early Christmas gift, a $171,400,000 Powerball top prize, selecting the cash option of $93,428,155.06. The winning ticket was sold in New Castle, Lawrence County.
- May 29, 2004 - Brothers Jim Hare of Philadelphia and Tom Hare of Drexel Hill won the $52,000,000 Powerball jackpot and chose the cash lump sum of $26,934,553.39.
- May 8, 2004 - Steve and Kristine White of Skillman, New Jersey won a Powerball jackpot of $213,200,000 and opted for a lump sum payout of $110,230,721.16.
- December 31, 2003 - Lisa Ensor of York received a wonderful New Year's Eve surprise when she split the $221,500,00 Powerball top prize with Norman and DeAnne Shue of South Carolina. The winners divided the cash option of $120,299,502.97.
- July 9, 2003 - Scott and Marian Calligan of Cranberry Township, Butler County, split the Powerball jackpot of $261,300,000 with William and Claudia Walkenbach of Missouri. The winners opted to divide the cash amount of $147,283,580.10.
History of the Pennsylvania Lottery
Since it was established on August 26, 1971, the Pennsylvania Lottery has contributed over $30 billion to programs benefiting the state's older residents. It is the only state lottery that contributes all proceeds to supporting senior citizens.
When players buy a Pennsylvania Lottery ticket, they are assisting programs including senior centers, meals, prescription assistance, free and reduced-fare travel, and rebates on property taxes and rent.
Pennsylvania Lottery Rules
You'll need to be at least 18 years old to purchase lottery tickets or redeem prizes in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Lottery prizes are subject to federal tax withholdings of 25 percent on all wins over $5,000, in addition to state taxes of 3.07 percent.^Top