Southwest Philly Tix
Hits for $494K

March 22, 2012 -

A lottery ticket worth nearly $494,000 was sold in Southwest Philadelphia for the Pennsylvania Cash 5 March 22 drawing. The ticket was sold at Philly Donut, 6508 Woodland Ave., Philadelphia.

The ticket correctly matched all five balls, 07-11-17-23-37, to win a jackpot of $493,578, less 25 percent federal withholding.

The retailer will receive a $500 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

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.

—Pennsylvania Lottery News

Written by provides information on Philadelphia-area casinos and gaming, including Atlantic City, southeast Pennsylvania and northern Delaware.

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