MIDDLETOWN - Two jackpot-winning Cash 5 tickets worth $500,000 each from the Sept. 18 drawing were sold in Luzerne and Westmoreland counties.
The tickets were sold at the Convenient Food Mart, 51 W. Juniper St., Hazleton and the 7-Eleven, 3608 Route 30, Latrobe, Westmoreland County.
Each ticket correctly matched all five balls, 04-13-20-40-41, to split a jackpot of $1 million and win individual prizes of $500,000, less 25 percent federal withholding.
Each retailer will receive a $500 bonus for selling a winning ticket.
Lottery officials cannot confirm the identities of the winners until the prizes are claimed and the tickets are validated. Cash 5 winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.
The Lottery encourages each holder of a winning ticket to sign the back of the ticket, call the Lottery at 717-702-8146 and file a claim at Lottery headquarters in Middletown, Dauphin County, or at any of Lottery‚??s seven area offices.
Claims may be filed at headquarters Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at area offices.