A ticket sold at a Wawa in Montgomery County hit an $800,000 jackpot, one of several recent big prizes won by Philadelphia-area lottery players.
The lucky Montgomery County ticket matched all five numbers drawn in the Nov. 23 Cash 5 game (3, 4, 14, 18 and 24) to win the $800,000 top prize.
That ticket was sold at the Wawa at 1145 Virginia Ave. in Fort Washington, which earns a $5,000 bonus for selling the winner, lottery officials said.
In other recent lottery news:
- A Bucks County ticket won the $325,000 Cash 5 jackpot in Sunday's drawing. The ticket was sold at United Cut Rate Store, located at 19 E. Bridge St. in Morrisville and matched all five numbers: 4, 26, 28, 38 and 39. The store gets a $500 bonus.
- A ticket sold in Chester County split the $120,000 jackpot in the Nov. 23 Pennsylvania Lottery Treasure Hunt game. The ticket, sold at the Big Kmart at 3205 Lincoln Highway in Thorndale, matched all five numbers: 1, 3, 10, 12 and 29. The ticketholder will split the prize with a winner from Harrisburg; each winner gets $60,000.
- A lottery player from Philadelphia is among the winners in the Pennsylvania Lottery's second New Year's Millionaire Raffle early bird bonus drawing. The winning ticket numbers were 00065975, 00079324, and 00081171. Those winning tickets were sold at the Tobacco Outlet at 4901 Levick St. in Tacony and locations in Tioga and Butler counties. Each winner gets $50,000.
- Elsewhere in Pennsylvania, two tickets from the state won $1 million each in Saturday's Powerball drawing. The tickets were sold in Greene and Westmoreland counties.
- While South Jersey lottery players have been relatively unlucky lately compared to their southeastern Pennsylvania counterparts, a ticket sold in Atlantic City won $50,000 in the Nov. 23 Powerball game. The ticket, which matched four of the five white balls (7, 32, 41, 47 and 61), as well as the Powerball of 3, was sold at Cedar Food Market VII, located at 1125 Arctic Ave. Tickets sold in Jersey City and Manalapan also won $50,000 each in that game.
- In the major multi-state games, the Mega Million jackpot for Friday's drawing is up $30 million for the annuity, or $18 million cash, after no one won in Tuesday's game. Powerball's jackpot has reset to $40 million, or $24.2 million cash, after a Tennessee ticket hit the $421 million jackpot on Saturday.