Now that the month of May has ended, the Pennsylvania lottery is here to share details around the wins claimed in the last month. The PA lottery is excited to announce results for the month of May for the scratch-off games.
The Pennsylvania lottery is one of the largest lottery operators in the United States. On a monthly basis, the PA lottery gives out millions of dollars worth of prizes to the lottery players. The prizes are distributed among the new, old, one-time, and regular lottery players alike.
This time around, the Pennsylvania Lottery has revealed that the total prizes given out in the month of May for scratch-off games are less than the ones claimed in the month of April.
Throughout the month of May, a total of $237,078,550 worth of lottery prizes were given out to players playing the scratch-off games.
Out of the total prizes, the top prizes won for the scratch-off games were for $3 million each, which were three in number. The players who claimed the $3 million prizes playing the scratch-off games were from Montgomery, Lehigh, and Fayette counties.
On top of that, there were two top prizes given out for $1 million each. The first prize for $1 million was claimed by a player from Allegheny County and the second prize for $1 million was claimed by a player from Cumberland County.
The particular stores that sold that $3 million prize-winning tickets were awarded $10,000 each as bonus commission. On the other hand, the stores selling the $1 million prize-winning ticket awarded with a $5,000 bonus commission.
The name of the first store selling the $3 million prize is Sweet Pea’s, which is located at 732 Morgantown Road, Uniontown, Fayette County.
The name of the second store selling the $3 million prize is Whitpain Beverage, which is located at 16647 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, Montgomery County.
The name of the third store selling the $3 million prize is 7-Eleven, which is located at 651 West Main Street, Lansdale, Montgomery County.
Then there are stores that sold that $1 million prize-winning tickets. The name of the first store is UMPC Mercy Gift Shop. The particular store can be located at 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County.
The name of the second store that sold the $1 million prize-winning ticket is A to Z Mart. The particular store is located at 38 Erford Road, Camp Hill, Cumberland County.
Apart from the above, there were three prizes for $500,000, three prizes for $300,000, thirteen prizes for $250,000, and six prizes for $100,000.
The Pennsylvania lottery team has not included the count of the lottery winners that have won prizes worth $1,000 or less.