Cash 5 Jackpot ticket worth $500K sold in Westmoreland County
LATROBE, Pa. —
A jackpot-winning Cash 5 ticket worth $500,000 from the Sept. 18 drawing was sold in Westmoreland County.
Lottery officials confirmed the ticket was sold at the 7-Eleven on Route 30 in Latrobe.
Two tickets correctly matched all five balls, 04-13-20-40-41, to split a jackpot of $1 million and win individual prizes of $500,000, less 25 percent federal withholding.
The other winning ticket was sold in Luzerne County.
Each retailer will receive a $500 bonus for selling a winning ticket.
Lottery officials cannot confirm the identities of the winners until the prizes are claimed and the tickets are validated. Cash 5 winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.
The Lottery encourages each holder of a winning ticket to sign the back of the ticket, call the Lottery at 717-702-8146 and file a claim at Lottery headquarters in Middletown, Dauphin County, or at any of Lottery's seven area offices.
Claims may be filed at headquarters Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at area offices.
In the 2010-11 fiscal year, in addition to awarding nearly $69.7 million and more than $72.4 million in prizes to Luzerne and Westmoreland county winners, respectively, the Pennsylvania Lottery contributed more than $39.3 million to programs that benefited older residents of Luzerne County and more than $35.7 million to programs serving Westmoreland County's older residents.