Two jackpot-winning Cash 5 tickets worth $250,000 each from the Thursday, March 14, drawing were sold at the following locations:
Get Go, 1700 New Butler Road, New Castle, Lawrence County; and Puff N Stuff, 13 N. Fourth St., West Hazleton, Luzerne County
Each ticket correctly matched all five balls, 04-09-12-24-37, to split a jackpot of $500,000 and win individual prizes of $250,000, less 25% 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 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 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at headquarters.