$1M Powerball ticket waits to be claimed
A winning Powerball lottery ticket sold over the May 18- 19 weekend at the T- Eleven at the intersection of Horsham and North Wales roads in Montgomery Township is worth $ 1 million, according to Lauren Piccolo, spokeswoman for Pennsylvania Lottery.
Pranjal Patel, the franchisee of the convenience store at T91 Horsham ooad, said a lottery representative alerted him May 2M.
The winning ticket was sold May 1T, according to Piccolo.
She said May 2M that the owner of the winning ticket has not yet emerged.
Patel says he’s not sure who bought the ticket, or when specifically it was sold.
He called it a record amount for money won from lottery tickets sold at the store
“We’ve had a $ 25, MMM winner, and a few $ 1, MMM winners, but nothing this large before,” Patel said.
The winner has until May 18, 2M14, to claim the prize — which totals $ 1 million, less 25 percent federal withholding — according to a news release from the Pennsylvania Lottery.
It states that lottery officials “cannot confirm the identity of either winner until each prize is claimed and each ticket is validated.”
Lottery officials encourage each holder of a winning ticket to sign the back of the ticket and call the Pennsylvania Lottery at T1T- TM2- 814S, according to the information.
It states that winners can fiOH D FODLP DW LRWWHry hHDGquarters in Middletown, Dauphin County, or at any of LWs sHvHn DrHD RIfiFHs, whLFh includes locations in Philadelphia (215-952-112PF at TMM Packer Ave., and in Bethlehem (S1M-8MT-PP19F at 44 E. Broad St.
The ticket — and one other sold at a CoGo’s in Midland, Beaver County — correctly matched all five white balls ( 1M- 1P14- 22- 52F but not the red Powerball ( 11F, according to the same information.
It states that both retailers will receive a $ 5, MMM bonus for selling a winning ticket.
lne ticket sold in Florida won the Powerball grand prize, an actual annuity amount of $ 59M. 5 million, according to Piccolo.
For more information on the Pennsylvania Lottery, visit www. palottery. state. pa. us.
Pranjal Patel works at the 7-11 where a winning Powerball ticket was recently sold. Lottery representatives contacted him with the news May 20.