Pennsylvania Lottery Millionaire Raffle winnersThursday January 7th 2010
Many lottery games all over the world have opted to add a raffle type game to their structure over the festive period and sometime on a more regular basis. Little information has been available about winners of these lottery raffle games. However, details of the Pennsylvania Lottery Millionaire Raffle winners have been released and it is great news to be able to give you some information on the winners, a married couple from Altoona, who won $1 million on this game from the Pennsylvania Lottery which was drawn on 2nd January.
Shawn Benton and his wife are one of four winning raffle ticket holders in the Pennsylvania lottery to become millionaires in this draw. Buying their lottery ticket from the Sheetz convenience store, the couple discovered their ticket was a winner by checking online. They plan to use their lottery win to pay off some debts and set up some college funds for their three children.
The couple are only occasional Pennsylvania Lottery players but always buy lottery tickets for the Millionaire Raffle game which plays twice a year and has 500,000 tickets available for each draw. This lottery game offers players a one in 125,000 chance of winning a $1 million prize. The Millionaire Raffle game from the Pennsylvania lottery also has four different prize tiers, offering lottery players more chance of winning a prize.
The store that sold the winning ticket to the Benton’s for this Millionaire Raffle will also receive a $5,000 bonus, one which many retailers and businesses would be grateful to receive considering their constant struggle in the current economic climate.