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Scratch-Off Lottery Ticket Worth $3 Million Sold in Philadelphia

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A scratch-off lottery ticket worth $3 million was sold in the Crescentville section of Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Lottery announced Thursday.

The “$3 Million Diamonds and Gold” scratch-off was sold at the L & P Express at 5520 Whitaker Avenue, which will get a $10,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket, the lotto agency said in a release.

The “$3 Million Diamonds and Gold” is a $30 game that offers a top prize of $3 million. Scratch-off prizes expire one year from the game’s end-sale date, the lottery states.

The Pennsylvania Lottery says winners should immediately sign the back of their ticket and call the Lottery at 1-800-692-7481.

Philadelphia has a few other lottery winners, as well.

Three Powerball tickets worth $100,000, meaning they matched four numbers and the red Powerball with the Power Play option, were sold in the city, the Pennsylvania Lottery reported:

  • Wawa, 2600 Penrose Avenue
  • ShopRite, 6901 Ridge Avenue
  • Eddie’s General Store, 2849 Holme Avenue

Nobody won the top $1.2 billion jackpot. It now grows to $1.5 billion for Saturday's drawing.

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