Two jackpot-winning Cash 5 tickets worth $250,000 each from the Friday, Oct. 19 drawing were sold in Luzerne and Lehigh Counties.
One ticket was sold at the Uni Mart on 639 N. Main Street.in Plains Township, Luzerne County; and at Galio's Market on 43 S. Walnut Street. in Slatington, Lehigh County.
Each ticket correctly matched all five balls, 01-13-22-27-30, to split a jackpot of $500,000 and win individual prizes of $250,000, less 25 percent federal withholding.
Each retailer will receive a $500 bonus for selling a winning ticket.
Lottery officials cannot confirm the identities of the winners until the prizes are claimed and the tickets are validated. Cash 5 winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.
The Lottery encourages each holder of a winning ticket to sign the back of the ticket, call the Lottery at 717-702-8146 and file a claim at Lottery headquarters in Middletown, Dauphin County, or at any of Lottery's seven area offices