Publishers Clearing House and McDonald’s – Millionaires in Common!

Unemployed and out of luck – Publishers Clearing House Winners in all types of financial situations have relished in receiving that big check worth anything from $5,000 to $1,000,000. Similarly, there was a recent story about Jonathan Kehoe; a local Wisconsin man who become a “MCMillionaire.” He inherited the title after winning a McDonalds sweepstakes where he scored $1,000,000, – a prize very similar to the Publishers Clearing House SuperPrize!

Kehoe said it was his nephew and limited budget that lead him to McDonalds where he would pick up a snack, and unbeknownst to him, the Million Dollar Prize. If hunger brought that sweepstakes winner to McDonalds, then what brings people to Publishers Clearing House and their online sweepstakes? Current PCHers may have first noticed Publishers Clearing House from the TV commercials, which most recently advertise the PCH sweepstakes prize as $1 Million a year for life (you can enter to win that now, as a matter of fact). Or they could have heard of PCH as a child; maybe while watching other family members “sweeping” through the mail.

Another similarity PCH winners have with the McDonalds sweepstakes is their location! In fact, PCHSearchandWin’s very own Online Marketing Development Coordinator, Danielle Bertellotti, has been to Wisconsin as part of the famous Prize Patrol! She manned the PCH van and travelled with the other members of The Prize Patrol team to deliver a “Big Check” to one of the many lucky winners.

Do you live in Wisconsin or want to see other PCH Winners from Wisconsin? Check out the following PCH Winners:

Diana Lamoreaux Bayfield, WI $10,000.00 Nov-2009

Mrs Linda Shapiro Manitowoc, WI $10,000.00 Nov-2009

Ms Dolores E Terry Salem, WI $10,000.00 Nov-2009

And if you want to see how Diana Lamoreaux of Bayfield, Wisconsin reacted to the beloved Prize Patrol, check out the YouTube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qR6EOwIXTf8 .

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Maureen Sousa said...

Although I could not access the youtube thru your site.. I did watch that one & others & each time giving me MORE faith that People DO win!!

I was led to PCH thru my MOM who constantly filled out her mailings while she was alive, always hoping one day to win.to help with her financial woes at the time…we would help her with all the stickers etc.when we were kids.
She never won, but would buy some nice inspirational things along the way every now & then, as I also did..

My sister & I carried on that tradition ever since her passing… my sister still does the mailing..as I did also for many years..

Just a few months ago I saw your commercial on TV ( 5 thousand-a-week for life) & relized that you were now on the web..
I Searched you out & now have been entering this way ever since..

So I guess you could say that my MOM’s spirit & high hopes of winning led us to PCH.

Maureen

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Michael Rolle said...

what do PCH, have in Common with McDonald’s they both Serves up BIG MAC’S and a Smile? :)

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Eilleen Kennedy said...

Hello
i am out of luck and jobless
and i play MacDonald games and publishers clearing house games who know why? B cause they both have the big checks.
eilltherbangor maine

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tonya moore-reditt said...

ROSES ARE RED VIOLETS ARE BLUE, PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE IS COMING TO SEE SOMEONE TO MAKE THEM A MILLIONAIRE FOR LIFE, I WONDER WHO?

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Valenda Johnson said...

I guess I can say I am in the boat of hard times like so many others…(jobless, house issues, too and money is really, really tight… so I read these blogs from PCH… to keep my hope alive…I like the idea that McDonalds and Publisher’s Clearinghouse make dreams happen for alot of people…why who knows you might even come and deliver the 10-million or the 1-million-4-life checks and find me with a “Big Mac, fries and shake”… Aaw heck… let’s just order up a round for the whole PCH-Prize Patrol.. la,la,la…Publisher’s Clearinghouse the house where dreams comes true… I just love that jingle!!!! I see you real soon!

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gail block said...

OMG playing pchgames and did the wheel spin like i always do to win tokens or money i spinned the wheel what happens it stops what looks like on the line between 50 tokens and 500.00 dollars what do i get the 50 tokens come on r u kidding me that should of been another spin i have so many tokens never win highest rating on there but on the line i looked as big as i could get it i am sooooooooo pissed off

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hi Gail,

    Please note that the spinning wheel is for illustrative purposes only. It does not represent the actual odds of winning. You may view the odds of winning by clicking the “Sweepstakes Facts” link in the box where the wheel is shown. Sorry for any concern!

    Regards,
    Rebecca @ PCH

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Vickie Plasterer said...

AH BUT.. McDONALD”s has but ONE Million Dollar Winner, where as

PUBLISHER’S CLEARING HOUSE HAS

MULTIPLE MILLION DOLLAR
WINNERE,
SOME FOR LIFE…..AND
LEAST WE FORGET THE:

TWENTY-FIVE
THOUSAND DOLLAR WINNERS, AND

FIFTEEN
THOUSNAD DOLLAR WINNERS AND

TEN
THOUSAND DOLLAR WINNERS, AND
HELLO WISCONSIN

FIVE
THOUSAND DOLLAR WINNERS AND

ONE
THOUSAND DOLLAR WINNERS,AND

AND, AND, AND, AND, AND, AND,

$95 DOLLAR WINNERSs
(INCLUDING ME !!!!!
JUST YESTERDAY I WON
$70.00 Dollars AND THEN I WON ANOTHER $25 !!!

AND
$10, $5, AND Movie Tckets,
BIG SCREEN TV’s, CARS,TRUCKS, SUV’s, AND THREE MILLION DOLLAR HOUSES, AND
the
LIST
KEEPS
GROWING !!!

WISCONSIN AGAIN ? I THINK NOT
THIS TIME. NOPE ! IT IS RIGHT HERE In INDIANA ON MORSE ST.
I JUST KNOW iT !!
(or at least I DREAM IT

ANYWAY !! We don’t have a Mickey Dees anywhere around
us, SO I’LL SERVE the ENTIRE NEIGHBORHOOD the BEST
CAJUN BURGER INDIANA HAS EVBR TASTED with the WORKS !!
MY EXCITEMENT IS GROWING

JUST 43 DAYS, 43 DAYS 43 DAYS

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gail block said...

Well i read the odds just that it should be able to give another spin if it looks like or lands on the line. I was just like OMG i knew it would go the 50 coins one. Maybe i need to move to WI MO or NC TX Fl MI VA KY ID maybe the luck will be better I can put in 100,000 tokens on one giveaway and didn’t win that is why i just play the games

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Vickie Plasterer said...

Gail, Gail, Gail..
Brighten up girl.. Smile and the world will smile with you.

Yes, You have a lot on your plate, so do most of us, but it is NOT helping you to get so upset. Remember the WHEEL really has NOTHING to do with who wins. LINES or NO LINEs it is NOT IMPORTANT.
Now, had you NOT received your tokens, then all you would have needed to do is to e-mail customer service and POLITELY let them know what happened and they WILL MAKE iT RIGHT.

ABout the games. WINNING TIMES are RANDOMLEY SELECTED, just like EVERY GAME PRIZE . (not the games you play at pchgames, but on the BIG WHEEL and ‘you’ spin. If you CHOOSE NOT to enter sweepstakes, this is ok, and is completely your choice.

But REMEMBER, there is NO WAY to WIN, at all ever, If you Do NOT ENTER. There is NOTHING GOING ON to prevent you from winning.

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YOUR PIC OR WHATEVER THEY CALL IT ON THE WEB TODAY said...

well said Vickie, !!!

You have to have a positive attitude with ANY of this or anything in LIFE!!!!

There are A LOT of people just like you that enter things & do not win .. but the thing to remember is to KEEP the Faith & KEEP hopeing…& keep ENTERING..

iS THAT NOT WHAT fAITH & HOPE IS ALL ABOUT??
tHE PIC THAT YOU HAVE ( OR WHATEVER THEY CALL IT ON THE WEB TODAY… IT KIND OF SHOWS THROUGH WITH YOUR E-MAILS.. YOU LYING UNDER THE COVERS…
yOU HAVE TO GET OUT FROM UNDER THOSE COVERS( OR THE THINGS THAT GET YOU DOWN)

Remember the Wizard of Oz??? I was brought up on that .. but am NOW again showing my age… “think lovely thoughts & lovely things can happen..”

oR AT LEAST THAT IS WHAT i WAS TAUGHT..BY MY mOM..
iT NEVER HAPPENED IN OUR LIVES GROWING UP BUT SHE INSTILLED IN ME THAT FAITH..

Maureen

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Lori Erickson said...

Thanks for the smile PCH! Here in Wisconsin we have our Packers, Our McDonald’s Millionaire, Our Lottery winners and PCH winners! Looks like Wisconsin is a lucky place to be. :)

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YOUR PIC OR WHATEVER THEY CALL IT ON THE WEB TODAY said...

Hi Gail,
After thinking things over again I Just want to re-write what I said to you..

I know that you are young & I know that you have previously said that all that win are old..

But again I say to you, as I say to my own sons who are 33+ 39.

I was brought up in an time that things were tough, just as they are again today… but I still at 62 years old go back to my memories of ALL that was GOOD when I was a child… Like I said before ” the Wizard of OZ… Jimminy Crickey wishing on a star… WHATEVER it takes to try & keep me hopeing, praying & wishhing for things better in my life..

My Mom taught me that, even though my Dad disagreed.. He would alwaly say she looked at the world through rose colored glasses..

He did NOT..

I have learned through many bad times in my life, that I FEEL better living what my Mother tought me rather than my Dad.. It was a tough road to travel growing up.. & although I totally respected my Dad.. I to this day respect what my MOM was tring to teach me also..even if she did not know it.

You are YOUNGER, as I can see from you mail.. as my boys, you expect instant gratification..

ALL us oldies know what this is all about..

Patience, fortitude, Faith.

Keep the Faith Gail, but get out from under those covers!!!
(or change your avitar)

Maureen

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James Garnett said...

Yes I remember my mother playing PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE when I was a little boy that is when I was introduced,I was born in “1967″ when it all started and I don’t know anyone that has won but maybe just maybe I can be the first person I know to win anything big. Have a good day PCHers

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Debi Wall said...

YES, I WANT TO WIN AND PCH’S NEWEST MILLIONAIRE!!!!!! I REMEMBER THE FIRST TIME I ENTERED PCH’S MILLIONAIRE SWEEPSTAKES. I THINK I WAS OUT ON MY OWN I JUST TURNED 18. I APPLIED FOR A SHOT TO WIN ANYTHING. I SENT IT IN AND LOW-AND-BEHOLD I DIDN’T WIN BUT I KEPT SUBMITTING PCH’S SWEEPSTAKES. I’M PRAYIN FOR THE WIN. IT’S MY TURN TO WIN…..I’M 56 NOW THE TIME FOR ME TO WIN. I HOPE AND PRAY.

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hey Debi,

    Our mailings are opportunities for a chance to win, and provide clear information that the recipient has not yet won any prize, must enter by the deadline, and must be chosen to win. In order to win an entry must be selected by random drawing or match the winning number selected. Please remember that while we receive entries from all across the land only one individual can actually win each giveaway. To view the estimated odds of winning, please go to http://www.pch.com and click ‘Sweepstakes Facts’ at the top right hand corner.

    Best of luck!
    Alanna @ PCH

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bouchra benzari said...

i been with pch for years always enter never miss any entry for years i never give up hoping and keep hoping maybe the only hope i had even i was not moving from my bed after my surgery i keeped hoping even when they put my house for auction even i never won nothing from pch or lotto i keep hoping…….

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karla reynolds said...

I hope and pray i win on 2/28/2011.I have a 16 year old son who is diabled and the state we live in has cut all services that could have helped him.I have no income i have been out of work.I would buy a small home where my son could have a dog for theropy.My son is the greatest even with all the challenges he faces everyday he still smiles.But our lives would be so much better if i was chosen.I pray everyday.God Bless,K

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robert e. rogers said...

i love eating at mc d’s. i love pch.

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