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September 23, 2018

NY Lottery Awards $34,641 Prize To Pennellville Take Five Winner


SCHENECTADY, NY – The New York Lottery today announced the name of a Pennellville Take Five player who won $34,641 in the drawing held on Feb. 27.

The winner, Bonnie Earnshaw, purchased the winning ticket at the Nice N Easy at 485 Main St in Phoenix.

Lottery prizes up to $600 may be cashed at any of the Lottery’s 16,000 licensed retailers statewide.

Lottery prizes valued at $601 to $999,999 may be claimed at any of the Lottery’s stand-alone Customer Service Centers located in Buffalo; Rochester; Syracuse; Schenectady; Fishkill; Manhattan; and Garden City, and within any of the Lottery’s gaming facilities.

Prizes of $1,000,000 or more must be claimed at one of the Lottery’s stand-alone offices listed above.

The New York Lottery continues to be North America’s largest and most profitable Lottery, contributing over $3 billion in fiscal year 2010-2011 to help support education in New York State. The Lottery’s aid represents over 15 percent of total state education funding to local school districts.

Lottery revenue is distributed to local school districts by the same statutory formula used to distribute other state aid to education. It takes into account both a school district’s size and its income level; larger, lower-income school districts receive proportionately larger shares of Lottery school funding.

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