Pennsylvania Lottery Online Prize Drawing Offers Chance to Win $1 Million and VIP Trip to NASCAR Championship Weekend™

June 9, 2023 | Lottery News
Middletown, PA (June 6, 2023) – The Pennsylvania Lottery and officials with Powerball® recently announced the Pennsylvania Lottery’s Online Prize Drawing for the NASCAR Powerball Playoff.This special Online Prize Drawing offers players the chance to win a VIP trip to Arizona to attend NASCAR Championship Weekend™ at the Phoenix Raceway. The trip will also include the opportunity to win $1 million in a special drawing that will be held on Sunday, November 5.
“The NASCAR Powerball Playoff will have race fans and lottery players alike on the edge of their seats, as this exciting new promotion will culminate in one player winning a $1 million prize at the NASCAR Cup Series Championship Race,” said Pennsylvania Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko. “Players can also feel good about the fact that, in Pennsylvania, proceeds go to help older residents with life-sustaining programs and services. While these are exciting times, we remind players to please play responsibly and always within their means.”

Now through June 14, the following Draw Games purchased online, including subscriptions, are eligible for entry: PICK 2PICK 3PICK 4PICK 5Treasure HuntMatch 6 LottoCash4Life®Powerball®, and Mega Millions®.

Including Pennsylvania, there are 24 U.S. lotteries participating in the NASCAR Powerball Playoff promotion. Here is how it will work:

  • In Pennsylvania’s Online Drawing, 45 Pennsylvania semi-finalists will be drawn to be submitted for the NASCAR Championship Weekend™ and the chance to win $1 million.
  • Each of the 45 PA Lottery semi-finalists will also receive a prize of $100 bonus money to play the PA Lottery online.
  • Sixteen semi-finalists from all of the U.S. Lotteries will then be drawn with no more than one semi-finalist per lottery advancing.
  • The 16 semi-finalists will be announced during the NASCAR Cup Series regular-season finale, the Coke Zero Sugar 400, at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, August 26.
  • Those 16 semi-finalists will then go head-to-head in a series of drawings that will coincide with the elimination rounds of the NASCAR Playoffs.
  • Four semi-finalists still in the playoffs after the fourth drawing will win a VIP trip to the NASCAR Championship Weekend™ at Phoenix Raceway, November 3-5, and advance as finalists to the $1 million drawing.

Cash prizes will be awarded to all 16 national semi-finalists based on their elimination position. For more information, please visit Follow important updates on social media: Playoff
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ABOUT THE PENNSYLVANIA LOTTERY: The Pennsylvania Lottery remains the only state lottery to direct all proceeds to programs that benefit older residents. Since ticket sales began in 1972, it has contributed more than $33.8 billion to fund property tax and rent rebates, transportation, care services, prescription assistance, and local services including senior centers and meals.

Players must be 18 or older. Please play responsibly. Call 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) for help with a compulsive gambling problem.

Visit for winning numbers, rules, chances of winning, and to join the VIP Players Club to play online or enter for second chances to win. Install our Official Mobile App, like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Twitter @PALottery. Use the hashtag #palottery to share your messages with us.

ABOUT NASCAR: Celebrating its 75th Anniversary in 2023, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, LLC (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series™), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series™, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour™), one local grassroots series (NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series™) and three international series (NASCAR Pinty’s Series™, NASCAR Mexico Series™, NASCAR Whelen Euro Series™). The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics, and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit and, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).

ABOUT POWERBALL: Powerball® holds the current world record for largest national lottery jackpot at $2.04 billion. Powerball celebrated its 30th anniversary last year, and since its first drawing in 1992, the game has helped generate more than $28 billion for good causes supported by U.S. lotteries. More than half of all proceeds from the sale of a Powerball ticket remain in the jurisdiction where the ticket was sold. Powerball tickets are $2 per play. Tickets are sold in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Powerball drawings are broadcast live every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. ET from the Florida Lottery draw studio in Tallahassee. Powerball drawings are also live streamed on

SOURCE: The Pennsylvania Lottery.
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