ADVISORY/Governor Presents PA's 1st Powerball Jackpot; Largest, One-Time Cash Prize in Lottery's History.Assignment/News Editors
ADVISORY...for Tuesday (Nov. 19)
MIDDLETOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 18, 2002
On Tuesday, November 19, 2002, Governor Mark Schweiker will present a check for $30,786,773.73 cash - less 27 percent federal withholding Withholding
Any tax that is taken directly out of an individual's wages or other income before he or she receives the funds.
In other words, these funds are "withheld" from your wages. - to the Pennsylvania Lottery's first Powerball(R) jackpot prize winner.
This is the largest, single, one-time cash winnings payment the Pennsylvania Lottery The Pennsylvania Lottery is the state lottery of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It was created by the Pennsylvania Legislature on August 26, 1971 and that October, Henry Kaplan was appointed as its first Executive Director. The Lottery premiered on March 7, 1972. has made in its 30-year history.
Governor Schweiker will present Edward Varley, 74, of Hatfield, Montgomery County Montgomery County may refer to:
Hosting the event will be Hatfield Texaco owners Shailesh Bhalala and Gutham Patel and store manager Rick Patel.
In addition to Mr. Varley's prize, Hatfield Texaco will receive a check from the Pennsylvania Lottery for $258,750 for selling the winning jackpot ticket.
The Pennsylvania Lottery remains the only state Lottery A game of chance operated by a state government.
Generally a lottery offers a person the chance to win a prize in exchange for something of lesser value. Most lotteries offer a large cash prize, and the chance to win the cash prize is typically available for one dollar. that designates its proceeds to benefit older citizens.
Since inception more than 30 years ago, the Lottery has contributed $12.9 billion to programs that have expanded to include property tax and rent rebates, free and reduced fare transit for older Pennsylvanians, a co-pay prescription drug prescription drug Prescription medication Pharmacology An FDA-approved drug which must, by federal law or regulation, be dispensed only pursuant to a prescription–eg, finished dose form and active ingredients subject to the provisos of the Federal Food, Drug, program (PACE and PACENET) and the 52 Area Agencies on Aging, including 650 full- and part-time senior centers, located throughout Pennsylvania.
Players must be 18 years of age or older.