Pennsylvania Lottery Winners Claimed More Than $191 Million In Scratch-Off Prizes In August

September 10, 2023 | Lottery News
Middletown, PA (September 7, 2023) – Pennsylvania Lottery Scratch-Off winners claimed $191,793,342 in prizes during August, including one top prize worth $5 million claimed by a player from Allegheny County. Two top prizes worth $1 million each were claimed by players from Lackawanna, and Clarion counties. Additionally, there was one $1 million top prize that was shared by three players from Union and Chester counties.

Congratulations to the retailer who earned a $10,000 bonus for selling the $5 million-winning ticket, and to the retailers who each earned a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning Scratch-Off tickets worth $1 million. They are:

  • The Meadows Racetrack & Casino, 210 Racetrack Road, Washington, Washington County ($10,000 bonus);
  • M Kumar P Inc., 914 Dunmore St., Throop, Lackawanna County ($5,000);
  • GIANT Food Stores, 224 Hardwood Drive, Lewisburg, Union County ($5,000); and
  • Sheetz, 1281 East Main St., Clarion, Clarion County ($5,000).

Across Pennsylvania, other big prizes claimed during August included:

  • Six prizes of $500,000;
  • Two prizes of $300,000;
  • Nine prizes of $200,000; and
  • Seven prizes of $100,000.

The monthly winner list is posted in the Winners section of Not included on that list are the many Scratch-Off players who won prizes of less than $1,000.

Scratch-Off games currently offer prizes ranging from a free ticket to $5 million. Before playing any game, players should read and understand the rules, remaining prizes and specific chances of winning at Check tickets promptly and immediately claim winnings. Prizes expire one year from a Scratch-Off game’s end-sale date, which is posted on are distributed at random, meaning the Pennsylvania Lottery and its retailers do not know where winning tickets will be sold. The Lottery learns where winning tickets are sold only after a prize has been claimed.

The overall chances of winning any prize, printed on the back of each ticket, is stated across all tickets produced in a game, not by consecutive tickets sold per pack. Random distribution ensures the Pennsylvania Lottery and retailers do not know where winning tickets will be sold.

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SOURCE: The Pennsylvania Lottery.
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