MIDDLETOWN, Pa., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Lotteryofficials conducted a second MATCH 6 lotto drawing Tuesday evening after theydiscovered that the number "36" ball was broken during the live 6:59 p.m.official drawing.
The first set of MATCH 6 lotto winning numbers is 13-18-27-29-32-33; thesecond set of winning numbers is 04-11-12-19-21-27. The Lottery will paywinning tickets for both the first and the second set of MATCH 6 lotto numbersdrawn on May 1 for all prize tiers.
The broken "36" ball was detected during the routine post drawings. Aftercareful review of the drawing tapes by Lottery drawing officials, thevolunteer senior witness, and the independent Certified Public Accountant,along with studio personnel, it was determined that the number "36" ball wasbroken when the live MATCH 6 lotto drawing took place.
The Lottery regrets any inconvenience resulting from this incident.During the live Lottery drawing on March 24, 2002, a similar incident occurredduring the CASH 5 drawing when one of the balls cracked.
How to play MATCH 6 lotto: Players receive three plays for $2. Playersselect six numbers from 1 to 49, or they may elect the quick-pick, computer-selection method for the first line of play. The PA Lottery quick-picks anadditional two sets of six numbers from one to 49, for each play. This giveseach player three lines of six numbers each, for a total of 18 numbers. MATCH6 players can match winning numbers on one line or a combination of lines anyof 11 different ways to win cash prizes. To win the jackpot - which starts at$500,000 and grows until it is hit - players must match all six numbers drawnin a single, horizontal line of play. Odds of winning the jackpot prize are1-in-4,661,272.3; overall odds of winning any prize are 1-in-5.9. Live,televised MATCH 6 drawings are conducted every Tuesday and Friday at 7 p.m.,along with The Daily Number, BIG 4, and CASH 5.
About the Pennsylvania Lottery: The Pennsylvania Lottery remains the onlystate lottery that designates all its proceeds to programs that benefit olderresidents. Since its inception 35 years ago, the Pennsylvania Lottery hascontributed more than $16.5 billion to programs that include property tax andrent rebates; free and reduced-fare transit; the low-cost prescription drugprograms PACE and PACENET; and the 52 Area Agencies on Aging, including 650full- and part-time senior centers throughout the state. The PennsylvaniaLottery reminds its players to play responsibly. Players must be 18 or older.
For more information on the Pennsylvania Lottery, visit www.palottery.com.
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