Has anyone won the lottery in Pennsylvania?

Can you remain anonymous if you win the Lottery in PA?

No. Pennsylvania Lottery winners cannot remain anonymous. Only certain claimant information can be released. This assures the public that Lottery winners are real people and that the Lottery operates with integrity and transparency.

Has anyone in Pennsylvania ever won the Powerball?

Powerball® Jackpot Winners. The Emerald Legacy Trust claimed a Powerball® jackpot with a cash prize of $273.9 million from the March 17, 2018, drawing. The winning ticket was sold at Speedway in Manheim, Lancaster County.

Where was winning ticket sold in PA?

A winning Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball ticket worth $2 million for the Saturday, Sept. 11 drawing, was sold in Pottstown, Chester County. The ticket, which did have a Power Play option, matched five of the white balls drawn, 20-31-38-40-49, to win $2 million.

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Has anyone ever won the Lottery in Philadelphia?

(WHTM) — Pennsylvania Lottery officials announced the largest jackpot ever won in Pennsylvania on Friday with an annuity value of $516 million. … The winners live in small communities in eastern Pennsylvania and desire to keep their lives as normal as possible. Maintaining anonymity is key to ensuring that normalcy.

How much tax do you pay on a $1000 lottery ticket in PA?

Your winnings are subject to the Commonwealth’s 3.07 percent state personal income tax and federal taxes, 24 percent. The Pennsylvania Lottery automatically withholds taxes for winnings more than $5,000.

Can a trust accept lottery winnings in Pennsylvania?

State Laws About Trusts

A few states, including Pennsylvania, prohibit blind trusts from claiming lottery winnings, but they permit other trusts to do so. This is good news because even if your state prohibits blind trusts, you can still use another form of trust to help manage your large windfall of cash.

Has anyone ever won the cash for life in PA?

A Pennsylvania Lottery Cash4Life ticket sold in Westmoreland County for the Monday, May 21, drawing won a prize of $1,000 a week for life, or $1 million cash. … Cash4Life winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.

How much tax is deducted from lottery winnings in PA?

Winnings are subject to both federal and state taxes. One small consolation is PA’s 3.07% state tax on lottery winnings is less than half than neighboring states such as New York (8.82%), New Jersey (8.0%) and West Virginia (6.5%).

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Who won the Pennsylvania Powerball in 2008?

October 29, 2008 – Myrna and Thomas Shearer of York win Pennsylvania’s 12th Powerball jackpot and choose the cash option for $30.2 million.

How much is the Powerball?

Powerball® costs $2 per play. Select five numbers from 1 to 69 for the white balls; then select one number from 1 to 26 for the red Powerball. Choose your numbers on a play slip or let the lottery terminal randomly pick your numbers.

Where was the winning Match 6 ticket sold last night?

The ticket sold in Pittston matched all six winning numbers. PITTSTON, Pa. — A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Match 6 Lotto ticket worth $1.52 million from the Thursday, November 18 drawing was sold in Luzerne County.

How much is the Powerball in Pennsylvania?

How to Play Powerball. Visit your PA Lottery retailer and pick up a Powerball playslip or Buy Now Online! Each game is just $2. For an additional dollar, you can select the Power Play® add-on.

Has anyone in Pa ever won Mega Millions?


A lucky group of Pennsylvanians has claimed the winning ticket for a massive $516 million jackpot in the Mega Millions lottery game. The ticket from the May 21 drawing was sold at a 7-Eleven store in Levittown, Bucks County.

What lotto ticket wins the most?

Here’s a look at the 10 largest jackpots that have been won and the states where the winning tickets were sold:

  • $1.586 billion, Powerball, Jan. …
  • $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, Oct. …
  • $1.05 billion, Mega Millions, Jan. …
  • $768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019 (one ticket, from Wisconsin)
  • $758.7 million, Powerball, Aug.
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Do Pennsylvania Lottery tickets expire?

According to the Pennsylvania Lottery Commission: Draw game prizes, like Mega-Millions, expire one year from the game’s draw date. Scratch-Offs prize expire one year after the game’s end-sale date listed at palottery.com.