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$1M Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In SW PA Could Go Unclaimed

Pennsylvania Lottery officials warn that time is running out for the owner of a million-dollar winning lottery ticket to cash it in.

    Eric Heyl , Patch Staff
Posted Fri, Dec 18, 2020 at 3:34 p m ET

HARRSBURG, PA — A potential millionaire is running out of time to become one. Pennsylvania Lottery officials are warning that a winning Powerball ticket worth $1 million that was sold in Washington County will expire in January.

The unclaimed winning ticket was sold by the Sheetz on Racetrack Road in Washington, Washington County. The ticket matched all five white balls drawn, 20-24-38-56-68, but not the red Powerball 18, to win $1 million.

A prize claim must be filed with the lottery by Jan. 18, lottery officials said.

$1M Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In SW PA Could Go Unclaimed – Pittsburgh, PA – Pennsylvania Lottery officials warn that time is running out for the owner of a million-dollar winning lottery ticket to cash it in.

Powerball Winning Numbers Dec. 12; $1 Million PA Ticket Nears Expiration

The Powerball jackpot for Saturday, Dec. 12 makes another jump to $277 million. Also, the cash value or payout is $210.8 million.

Winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, Dec. 12

Look for Powerball to hold drawings on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 11 p.m. EST. Check below for today’s winning numbers.

Winning numbers: 17 – 54 – 56 – 63 – 69 Powerball: 20

Multiplier: 2X

$1 million PA Powerball ticket nears expiration

A winning ticket worth $1 million that was sold in Washington County for the Powerball drawing on Jan. 18, 2020 is nearing expiration. In detail, the winning ticket was sold at Sheetz located at 300 Racetrack Road, Washington. The winning numbers for that drawing were 20 – 24 – 38 – 56 – 68.

Make sure to check those tickets because you have until Jan. 18, 2021 to claim the winner. Currently, all the PA Lottery offices are open but by appointment only and operating from 9:30 am until 3:30 pm.

Check and buy lottery tickets online

If you are purchasing lottery tickets from a physical retailer, you can download the PA Lottery’s official app to check for winners. However, with the PA online lottery, you can buy tickets online and be automatically notified of winners.

There are also other states that allow for online lottery ticket sales as well:

  • New York
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • Michigan
  • New Hampshire
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Virginia

No matter how you choose to play, make sure that you check your tickets. Otherwise, unclaimed and expired lottery prizes remain in the state specific lottery fund. Please make sure to play responsibly.

Check winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, Dec. 12 here after 11 p.m. ET. If you live in Pennsylvania, better check those Jan. 18 tickets! ]]>