Winning Cash 5 ticket is sold in Slatington
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $225,000 was among 22,892 prize-winning tickets sold statewide for the Monday, Sept. 2 drawing.
The jackpot-winning ticket was sold at Turkey Hill, 610 Main St., Slatington, Lehigh County.
It correctly matched all five balls, 27-28-31-34-40, to win a jackpot of $225,000, less 25 percent federal withholding.
The retailer will receive a $500 bonus for selling the winning ticket.
Lottery officials cannot confirm the identity of the winner until the prize is claimed and the ticket is validated. Cash 5 winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.
The Lottery encourages the holder of the winning ticket to 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 at headquarters from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
In the 2011-12 fiscal year, in addition to awarding nearly $39.8 million in prizes to Lehigh County winners, the Pennsylvania Lottery contributed more than $25.1 million to programs serving the county's older residents.