MOUNTAIN TOP — One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $225,000 was among 26,186 prize-winning tickets sold statewide for the Friday drawing, according to a news release from the lottery.
The ticket correctly matched all five balls, 13-18-21-30-40, to win a jackpot of $225,000, minus 25 percent federal withholding.
The retailer, Turkey Hill, along North Mountain Boulevard in Mountain Top, is to receive a $500 selling bonus.
Prizes must be claimed and tickets validated before lottery officials can identify winners. Cash 5 winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.
The winning ticket holder 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 Pennsylvania Lottery headquarters in Middletown, Dauphin County, lottery officials say.
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 more than $82.2 million in prizes to Luzerne County winners, the Pennsylvania Lottery contributed more than $39.7 million to programs serving older residents in the county.
The Cash 5 jackpot also was hit on Saturday and Sunday. The jackpot for each drawing was $125,000.