Winning Sweepstakes Prize Numbers Not Found

In a recent sweepstakes prize drawing for 18 sweepstakes winners, only 7 winning numbers were claimed and 11 sweepstakes prizes went unclaimed!

I reviewed the prize drawing report myself. Seven of these sweepstakes winners were smart enough to send back their entries and ended up receiving the good news that they had each won a cash sweepstakes prize. But, incredibly, more than half of the people who had received a winning bulletin never bothered to enter the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes and never found out that they, too, could have been one of the sweepstakes winners.

What did we do about these “unclaimed prizes”? A second chance random drawing was held to select 11 alternate sweepstakes winners from among all the people who were smart enough to send in their PCH contest entry by the deadline. Boy, were each of those entrants happy to hear they had won a cash sweepstakes prize!

That’s why we often encourage you to enter the PCH Sweepstakes each and every time you hear from us because you never know which one might be a winner … and you don’t want to be one of those “unclaimed prize” folks, especially with $5000 A Week for Life at stake!

Sincerely,

Deborah Holland

Executive Vice President

PCH Publishers Clearing House


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Lois Neely said...

I continue to enter by Postal mail and by e-mail. I keep saying, “One of these days… .”

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too.well.known. said...

I tried to ‘enter’ but need clear instructions as what I have done seems not to be correct for the PCH contest…
Like the earlier times the sent me a pkg of information…now after entering my name it seems that I have not been able todance the tune or jump the hurdles… SEEMS other have had the same problem.

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too.well.known. said...

I tried to ‘enter’ but need clear instructions as what I have done seems not to be correct for the PCH contest…
Like the earlier times the sent me a pkg of information…now after entering my name it seems that I have not been able todance the tune or jump the hurdles… SEEMS other have had the same problem.

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too.well.known. said...

HOW MANY TIMES DOES ONE HAVE TO SEND IN THEIR NAMES TO EVEN GET A NUMBER OR NUMBERS
IS THE BIG QUESTION?

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Diane Walter said...

All of this is too much trouble and confusing

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Kathie Urbanic said...

I got the message but I don’t know how to get to the numbers

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enrique romero said...

good luck everyone i need to activate and im good to go

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Ann said...

Good Morning PCH. Hope to see you soon at Nov. 26, 2013 for the $7,000 a week for life. Take care and God Bless PCH.

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Lucynda Rodriguez said...

what am I doing wrong? How come I can’t find my superprize number my individual number for myself?

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Brandon Sheldon said...

I received a notice in the mail saying that my number was exempt from forfeit yet I still get messages saying enter now or forfeit your number, sometimes I wonder if the online entry is handled by different people than the mail in entry. If so am I entered or am I not

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Mary Young said...

if I am a winner let me know

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Cindy Martin said...

add your comment here

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Cindy Martin said...

I want and need to win, come on all my good luck, angels and prayers. Can’t wait

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Does anyone "really" win ??? said...

The “SEARCH” system is very confusing to me…There are so many ads you must watch, over and over…they just repeat themselves…If I could have a dime for every ad I have watched, I guess I would be a Millionaire, you know a WINNER…like PCH.

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Teresa Dittmer said...

add your comment here

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arlyne St Germaine said...

Some time not enough Inforation on how to do some things

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Richard Hagerty said...

To Deborah Holland V P of PCH would you look into the issuing of Richard Hagerty’s 7000 a week sweepstakes number your repley is requested. Thank you R Hagerty. 11-16-13

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xiomara lopez sanchez said...

Realmente parece que no hice reclamación de números ganadores realmente he sido lo suficiente insistente y quizás no supe además mi trabajo y el horario no me ayudaron mucho y la suerte no es mía a los ganadores muchas felicidades y a los que después de este sigan jugando y tratando de ganar suerte y muchos éxitos.

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Richard Hagerty said...

Deborah could you have some check and make sure that I’am in the $7000 a week sweepstakes and if I’am not please please place me in the drawing Thank you very much. Richard Hagerty. 11/19/2013

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kenneth lucas said...

I Wan to win publishers clearing house superprize 1830,3080,nov 26th. The prize is win 5,000.00 A WEEK FOR EVER ITS A LIFE CHANGING experence thats alot of money pch it would be a great honor tom meet the
The prize team
Good luck to everybody

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Marcia Yoder said...

Do any of the winning numbers come from online entries or is the only way to win by mail? If the winning numbers are only mailed out, then what good does entering online each day do? I just find it hard to believe that out of BILLIONS of entries you guys keep saying that none matched. It’s mathematically against the odds.

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charles evans said...

that is because it is impossible to find your number to register.it keeps telling you that you must register your number then when you click it keeps sending you to product searches and never gives you a number

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Rebecca Ambrose said...

I’m claiming my prize entry for a $100,000.00 from giveaway No.3080 it will be nice to wake up a winner here in mobile,Alabama I never heard of anyone winning in this state merry Christmas

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J carrillo said...

Like everyone I’ve been trying to win for a long; if I won, I donate to cancer research! I’ve a few loved ones and friends-need to fight cancer!!

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BETTY RENSHAW said...

add your comment here

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BETTY RENSHAW said...

WE ENTER OFTEN BUT HOW DO WE KNOW IF WE ARE a WINNER BIG OR LITTLE. WHERE DO WE LOOK .? google search? ask on there if we won? hOW DO WE KEEP TRACK OF OUR ENTRIES TO PROVE WE ARE WINNER ? I dont know………………..

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Tony Gallant said...

What a blessing We all can be winner’s inside and I pray to
win the contest as well. Thanks
for everything PCH !!! Tony Gallant

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Marquita Mitchell said...

Did I win

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Dawn Baird said...

Ms. Donna, I have a quick question if PCH notifies winners by knocking on the door, why is there so many unclaimed prizes? I sign up everyday and just curious if I did win anything how would I claim my prize if I was not notified by the prize patrol? Thank you and I would love to win and hear from you. Sincerely,Dawn Baird.

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Irene Harvey said...

add your comment here

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BARBARA CAFRUNY said...

SO NICE THAT PCH KEEPS TRYING TO FIND THE WINNERS. GEEAT JOB.

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nicholas jascewsky said...

I try to claim my prize number but I keep getting told that I didn’t claim it

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Penny Tull said...

I am looking for unclaimed prizes! I would love to win a prize for me and my family! I really love playing PCH contest and would love to claim a prize!

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Autum Block said...

Can you check Autum Block to see if I have won? Thank you….

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Vickie Van Winkle said...

If you can’t find the winner like with a Post Office Box # I sure hope you check with the Post Office before you leave town some towns have no mail carriers!

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Cary Corley said...

If I entered 50 plus times why would I not be able to win the prize which entry accually is drawnthe first last or…….

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connie sutton said...

add your comment here

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connie sutton said...

Funny you say someone will win in my viewing area will win..ya right.l

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John Smith said...

Have I won any of your prizes?

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angela martinez said...

i send all my stuff in but dont know how to check on computer so i guess it should be still laget right?

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Anita McNeal said...

Please let me know if I have WON a prize…Anita McNeal…Oak Park, IL 60302-2773…Thank You;-)

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michael walczak said...

hello and i would like to win the 5,000.00 a Week for life and happy holiday from mike walczak

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william scott said...

add your comment here

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Jennifer Capaci said...

I wonder if I’m one of the people that have an unclaimed prize money for July I believe it. Can someone send me an e-mail and let me know Please. Thank You Jennifer Capaci

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donna rodriguez said...

add your comment here

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Holly said...

I guess I must me stupid. I don’t know how you know how you claim if or if you win?

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Anjanette Evans said...

How do we know if we have unclaimed money? What do I need to do??

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Leticia Bibo said...

Leticia Bibo Said…
Hello PCH’s!!!!
I’am searching to get my enter, for opportunity to win 20 Unclaimed Prizes of $3,000.00 from PCH GWY.No.4007A!
Plus, enter for a $100,000.00 A Week For Year SuperPrize from PCH GWY.No.3080. Thank You

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ZUBER RAGOW said...

MORNING DEBORAH

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kenneth lucas said...

I want to win publishers clearing house superprmoize 1830 Nov 26th travel to see my mom get a new house

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Janice Wentland said...

IT WOULD BE NICE TO WIN UN-
CLAIMED MONEY . ESPECIALLY AT THIS TIME OF THE YEAR. HOLIDAYS CAN BE
STRESSFUL!

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Judy Pritchard said...

When I play pick the numbers you tell me to check here to check to see if you won , but I can never find it. It gos back to pick more numbers. So I can see why you would have unclaimed winners.

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michael walczak said...

hello i would like to win 5,000.00 a week for life and a new car and happen holiday from mike walczak

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Penny Tull said...

I would love to claim the unclaimed prizes ! I could the funds for Christmas! I have no money to buy presents for my 2 daughters 5 grandchildren , a brother, and my 4 Bruce’s and nephews,and 3 adults! I fear there will be no presents this year! PCH please help!

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Angie LeDkoux said...

For 48 yrs I have entered to win money from pch. I won’t give up as some day I may get lucky!

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Yvonne Robare said...

I believe that if someone has won any sweepstakes then it is the company’s duty to notify the winner whether by email, mail or by phone, not everyone checks their emails daily as I do have a very busy schedule and sometimes do not have the time to check all 25 notifications weekly and to have to keep responding to them all the time! if someone wins then its only fair to make sure they are contacted and they receive what they are owed.

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Cynthia Brown said...

I have been entering for a long time. I get disgusted after each contests closes and I have not been notified of winning. But, after all is said and done, I still enter. Lol

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Craig Brawthen said...

add your comment here

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Darla Higgins said...

You just never know! It could happen.

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william obermeyer said...

add your comment here

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sonya johnson said...

We all have the opportunity to win, but I have a difficult time searching to win ,and It seems to me I try so hard too win . I play all the games, I blog, I also search and I do this daily it takes a lot out of my day but I love PCH. I want to be a winner for life and that a true fact.

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PHYLLIS WESOLOWSKI said...

I HAVE ENTERED EVERY SWEEPSTASES ENTREY THAT I GOTIN IN THE MAIL.I ORDER AS MUCH AS I CAN, WHEN I SEE THINGS THAT I LIKE AND CAN AFORD THEM .I ENJOY PCH SWEEPSTAKES AND THEIR PRODUCTS. I HOPE THAT I COULD BE LUCKY TO AND BECOME A WINNER ALSO.

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Oswald Pinder said...

IA AM SURE I ANSWERED YOUR E-MAIL
I WOULD LOVE ANOTHER CHANCE

OSWALD PINDER

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Francis Kovach said...

add your comment here

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jerricapalacios said...

Im here wanting to claim one of the 20 unclaimed prizes i got a email saying i can win one if i enter so here i am claiming ro win one thanks today is December 11,2013 let me knw if i win a cash rize

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Doris Taylor said...

Still wishing that I’ll be declared a winner. I’ve never been very lucky about winning but any it could happen, I pray it’ll be soon and before Christmas,

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Shirley Hegyes said...

PCH validate my entry for the SUPERPRIE NUMBER win $5000 A WEEK FOR LIFE at stake.

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pauline mcpherson-thomas said...

OK PCH I entered, so pls let me become our next winner…

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Violet Fry said...

add your comment here

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James George said...

I have tried to go to search engines and have not been able to register for any of the prizes.I keep trying everyday but nothing happens.I will keep trying as long as PCH keeps sending emails.

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usLee said...

How old is this blog? There is not time stamp. The first comment, though, is from 2010!!!

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PAM BENNETT said...

HELLO: I CONTINUE TO PLAY ON YOUR WEBSITE, SEARCH TO WIN, AND EVEN DOWNLOADED THE TOOLBAR. I REALLY DONT KNOW HOW MUCH MORE I CAN POSSIBLY DO TO WIN. I KNOW, I KNOW, THERE ARE MILLIONS OF PEOPLE WHO ARE DOING THIS ALSO, BUT IF YOU SEND ME ENTICING EMAILS, LIKE WITH THE ZOOM TO MY STREET ADDRESS AND IMPLY THAT SOMEONE IN MY ZIP CODE IS GOING TO WIN, IT WOULD CERTAINLY BE NICE TO OPEN THE DOOR TO THE PRIZE PATROL. LOL

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Betty Scalzo (Elizabeth) said...

I’ve received so many passwords
that I don’t know which is which on any of them.
I entered so manyof them and I guess I have them all goffed up.

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walter jones said...

Well did i win

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karen adams said...

I want to win. I need this money so very bad and I just hope and pray to God, that I win. Thank you!

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Sonya Howell said...

add your comment here

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ANNE DIEPENHORST said...

I hope I am the sweep stake,winner

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Cheri Jones said...

so where do I find the 2 prize numbers to enter?

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John Leon Guerrero Sablan said...

I play everything you posted in on my website There were win that i had than for some reason I was told
you were having problem and to come back. I did four times within 6 hrs
and still nothing. I even reply back to one of your game that was cut short on me. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
I know you have the control of the
game…

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timothy neeld said...

add your comment here

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mary wood said...

add your comment here

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Carolyn Roberts said...

Please tell me what “Your comment is awaiting moderation.”

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Carolyn Roberts said...

Sorry, I left out one word.

My question was, what does “Your comment is awaiting moderation” mean?

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Ann said...

Good Morning PCH, I hope to win Feb.28, 2014. Have a great New Year and Take care and God bless PCH.

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Marjorie Roets said...

I don’t understand what I am suppose to search for?

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Ed Boatright said...

Somewhere, sometime, Given enough time, It will happen to me!

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Ed Boatright said...

I said it once, I’ll SAY IT Again.
Somewhere, Sometime, Given enough time, It will be my turn!

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kenneth lucas said...

I want to win publishers clearing house superprize 1830,3080, 3050 feb28th so I can see my mom in Tennessee , vaccation there have fun with my wife 1,000,000 00 dollors every week for alife

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Alesha Ceranski said...

I am a winner and I tryed to enter my code and I cant to see the Prize Patrol at my door

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robin dausey said...

It would be so awesome to win!!!

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tiffney kiser said...

Dear mrs holland i am tiffney kiser of statesville nc i am receving these same emails bi only have internet access. on my phone i have a number 3080 please cantact me at 9802239706 i don’t want to lose my chance to win

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Merica Sann said...

It keep telling me to search the winning numbers on the pch search engine but I don’t know what I am supposed to search. Isn’t the drawings on February 28th?

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anthony halsted said...

add your comment here

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