'Match 6' ticket worth 700 large sold at Lukoil in Abington
Someone purchased the May 7 jackpot-winning Match 6 lottery ticket at the Lukoil gas station at 1450 Old York Road in Abington, according to a May 8 Pennsylvania Lottery press release.
The ticket, worth $700,000, matched all six winning numbers: 22-26-30-37-39-48.
The Lukoil will get a $5,000 bonus for selling the ticket.
According to the press release, the jackpot had been growing since one ticket matched all six winning numbers on April 19.
Match 6 winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.
The Pennsylvania Lottery encourages the holder of the 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 Lottery 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.
Per the Pennsylvania Lottery’s website: Match 6 tickets cost $2 each. Players can choose six numbers from 1 to 49 or have numbers randomly selected by computer. The computer will then randomly select an additional two sets of six numbers, for three lines of six numbers each or 18 numbers total. Players can win up to four times on each ticket – once on each of three lines (base play) and by combining all 18 numbers (combined play).