Pennsylvania Lottery

01/14/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/14/2021 11:05

Cash4Life® Awards $1,000 a Week For Life in Allegheny County

The Cash4Life® winning-ticket worth $1,000 a week for life, or $1 million cash, was sold in Allegheny County for the Wednesday, January 13 drawing. The ticket correctly matched all five balls drawn, 05-12-13-14-26, but not the green Cash Ball, 4, to win an annuity prize valued at $52,000 a year for life, or a cash prize of $1 million, less applicable tax withholding. The selling retailer, Giant Eagle in McIntyre Square, 8050 McKnight Road, Pittsburgh, earns a $5,000 bonus. More than 7,000 other Cash4Life® tickets in Pennsylvania also won prizes in the drawing. Players should check every ticket, every time. Lower-tier prizes may be claimed at a Lottery retailer. PA Lottery Headquarters in Middletown remains closed to the public at this time. Currently, all PA Lottery Area Offices are open to the public between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., by appointment only. Learn how to make an appointment by visiting palottery.com or by calling 1-800-692-7481. In Pennsylvania, since 2015 Cash4Life® has generated more than $143 million in sales and players have won more than $53.5 million in prizes. Cash4Life® is also played in surrounding states, including New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia. Prizes must be claimed and tickets validated before winners can be identified. Cash4Life® winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes. The holder of any annuity prize-winning ticket should immediately sign the back of the ticket and call the Lottery at 1-800-692-7481 to learn how to file a claim. More information is available on palottery.com.
How to play Cash4Life: Each play costs $2. Players choose five numbers from 1-60 and one number from 1-4, the green Cash Ball. Players may choose their own numbers using a playslip or opt for computer-selected Quick Pick numbers. Cash4Life offers a top prize of $1,000 a day for life, a second prize of $1,000 a week for life, plus seven other ways to win. Drawings are held every night at 9 p.m. and tickets can be purchased up to 10 draws in advance. Approximate chances of winning: top prize: 1 in 21.8 million; second prize: 1 in 7.3 million; overall/any prize: 1 in 8. As with any multi-state game, Cash4Life® prizes must be cashed in the state where the winning ticket was sold.

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