One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $225,000 was among 24,177 prize-winning tickets sold statewide for the Thursday, Oct. 24, drawing, according to the Pennsylvania Lottery website.
It correctly matched all five balls, 16-33-38-39-40, to win a jackpot of $225,000, less 25 percent federal withholding.
The retailer, Wawa, 200 Green Lane & Farragut Ave., Bristol, Bucks County, earns a $500 selling bonus.
Lottery officials cannot confirm the identity of the winner until the prize is claimed and the ticket is validated. Cash 5 winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.
The holder of the winning ticket should promptly sign the back of the ticket, call the Lottery at (717) 702-8146 and file a claim at any of Lottery’s seven area offices or at Lottery headquarters in Middletown, Dauphin County.
Claims may be filed Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at area offices and at headquarters from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
In the 2012-13 fiscal year, in addition to awarding nearly $122.2 million in prizes to Bucks County winners, the Pennsylvania Lottery contributed nearly $38.9 million to programs serving the county’s older residents.