Jackpot-winning Cash 5 ticket sold in Wilkes-Barre

By Travis Kellar - tkellar@timesleader.com | January 5th, 2016 7:23 am

WILKES-BARRE — A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $450,000 from Saturday’s drawing was sold at the Pantry Quik on Carey Avenue in Wilkes-Barre.

The ticket correctly matched all five balls, 07-13-21-31-33, to win $450,000, less applicable tax withholding. The retailer will receive a $500 bonus for selling this winning ticket.

Prizes must be claimed and tickets validated before winners can be identified. Cash 5 winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.

The holder of any jackpot-winning ticket should immediately 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.


By Travis Kellar