Amid all the news about the massive Powerball lottery comes more news about two winning PA lottery tickets sold in Philadelphia that are about to expire with no one claiming the prizes after one year, according to a news release from the Pennsylvania lottery, who is urging the winners to sign the back of their tickets and call the Lottery immediately at 717-702-8146 to claim their prizes before the one-year expiration dates are reached.
According to PA Lottery officials, the winning tickets sold in Philadelphia are a Treasure Hunt ticket that’s worth $84,436. That particular PA Lottery winning ticket was attributable to the February 18, 2014, drawing and was purchased at the 7-Eleven located on 4201 Walnut St. in Philadelphia. All five numbers were drawn for that game, which were 02-04-06-11-21. The claim’s deadline is Wednesday, February 18.
The second PA Lottery ticket that needs to be claimed by Thursday, March 5, was a winning Quinto evening drawing ticket that’s worth a cool $50,000 — once the winning party claims the prize. That Quinto ticket was purchased at the 7-Eleven located at 1501 Cecil B. Moore Avenue in Philadelphia, and is attributable to the March 5, 2014, drawing. Those winning numbers were 7-2-2-5-4, with all five numbers being matched in the winning ticket. PA Lottery ticket-holders that still have access to their tickets can use the self-scanners in PA lottery retail outlets to see if they hold the winning tickets.
Unlike the PA lottery, who resorted to issuing press releases to try and find winning ticket holders, the NJ lottery had another problem on their hands when more than 50,000 people searched for “NJ lottery” on Thursday due to the wrong numbers being published on the lottery website, as reported by the Inquisitr. A recent alert informed players that the wrong NJ lottery numbers were posted Wednesday night, according to Asbury Park Press. That error wasn’t regarding the massive Powerball jackpot winning numbers — but the NJ “Jersey Cash 5” winning numbers from the February 11 evening drawing that were published incorrectly on the lottery website.
Despite missing winners in PA and incorrect numbers published in New Jersey, most folks are focused on the three winning $564M Powerball jackpot tickets and the plenty of others who also gained money in lesser amounts, reports USA Today about the winners of not only the grand prize for the third-largest Powerball in history — with the main winning tickets sold in North Carolina, Texas, and Puerto Rico — but also the lesser winners as well.
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