Cranberry Shop ‘n Save Sells Lottery Ticket Worth $1 Million

The winner has not yet claimed the ticket.

There could be a new millionaire living in the Cranberry area.

The Pennsylvania Lottery confirmed one Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold Friday at the on Freedom Road. As of Tuesday morning, store manager John Barley said no one has stepped forward yet to claim the winning ticket.

“We’re all anxious to see who it is,” said Barley, who added he hopes it is one of the grocer’s regular customers.

The numbers on the ticket, 05-06-13-36-50, correctly matched all five white balls, but not the red Powerball 13, for a $1 million second-tier prize.

The store, which is owned by the Sorbara family, also will receive a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. 

Lottery officials cannot confirm the identity of the winner until the prize is claimed and the ticket is validated. Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes. 

The holder of the winning ticket is encouraged 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 the Lottery’s seven area offices. 

Until the ticket is claimed, Barley said Shop ‘n Save employees are trying to guess the winner’s identity.

“We can’t wait till the person walks in,” he said. “They may not even know yet.”

This isn’t the first time the store has had a big winner. In May, the store sold an instant ticket worth $10,000 to a regular customer.

“We’re on a roll here,” he said.

This story originally appeared on Cranberry Patch.


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