Monday, June 1, 2015

Giant lottery jackpots won in Pa.

Patricia Chandler of Upper Darby has finally stepped forward to claim the June 22, 2013, Powerball jackpot. She bought the winning ticket at a Philadelphia beer outlet, and claimed the cash, worth $77.4 million. It's a lot but far from the record for Pennsylvania, or even for a ticket bought in Philadelphia. Here are the top winning tickets in roughly reverse order of richness.

Giant lottery jackpots won in Pa.

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Patricia Chandler of Upper Darby has finally stepped forward to claim the June 22, 2013, Powerball jackpot. She bought the winning ticket at a Philadelphia beer outlet, and claimed the cash, worth $77.4 million.

It's a lot but far from the record for Pennsylvania, or even for a ticket bought in Philadelphia.

Here are the top winners in roughly reverse order of richness.

Not included are three jackpots that got divided by multiple tickets, resulting in shares smaller than $50 million. The biggest was a $115.5 million Super 7 jackpot won by 14 tickets on April 26, 1989.

Note the lack of Mega Millions winners. Pennsylvania began selling Mega Millions tickets in January 2010, but had yet to produce a jackpot winner as of late July 2013.

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