NEARBY: $500K Winning Lotto Ticket Sold

A customer makes a purchase at the 7-Eleven that sold a winning lottery ticket.  Credit: Tom Sofield/

A customer makes a purchase at the 7-Eleven that sold a winning lottery ticket.
Credit: Tom Sofield/

A winning Cash 5 lottery ticket worth $500,000 was sold at the t 7-Eleven in the 3600 block of Hulmeville Road in Bensalem this week.

The lottery said in a press release that the ticket correctly matched all five balls – 02-03-11-21-26 – to win a jackpot of $500,000, less 25 percent federal withholding.

State lottery officials said the ticket was among 52,550 prizing-winning tickets sold across the state for Thursday’s drawing.

The 7-Eleven will receive a $500 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

Information from officials on how to claim the prize:

Lottery officials cannot confirm the identity of the winner until the prize is claimed and the ticket is validated. Cash 5 winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.

The holder of the winning ticket 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 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 at headquarters from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Pennsylvania Lottery awarded a total of more than $122.1 million in prizes to winners across Bucks County last year.

Tom Sofield

Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for three years for both newspaper and online publications. In 2012, Tom was honored at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation's Keystone Press Awards for his coverage of President Obama's visit to Falls Township in 2011. When he's not covering news in the area, Tom enjoys checking out the newest restaurants and bars, exploring forgotten places of industry in the area, going to local parks and spending time with his friends and family. If there's one thing you should know about Tom, he is a local news junkie through and through. Email: Phone: 215-431-1001


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