How is the PCH SuperPrize Winner Selected?

The PCH SuperPrize winner will be announced in just a few days and some folks are wondering how the winner is selected.

Maryann Carter, Manager PCH Contest Department

I’m Maryann Carter, Manager of the Publishers Clearing House Contest Department. You may recognize my name from some of the PCH Bulletins. I’m responsible for overseeing contest planning, processing and integrity, including the coordination of all sweepstakes drawings and prize awards. My staff is a specially trained group that registers the sweepstakes, keeps track of all the giveaway details, writes the Official Rules, issues processing instructions and makes sure the winners receive their prize awards in a timely fashion.

This past week has been incredibly busy for us because of all the winner selections going on. With random drawings for the 211 “Short List” DMA contest and an online-only $10,000 prize in Giveaway 1804, plus the Matching Winning Number Sneak Peek for Giveaway 1830, and a Matching Winning Number drawing for Giveaway 1831, 214 winners were selected!

In a random drawing, such as the 211 Short List and online-only $10,000 prize, the computer randomly selects a winner from among all eligible entries. Matching Winning Number drawings have a different winner selection process.

In preparation for a Matching Winning Number drawing such as the recent Sneak Peek for $1 Million A Year For Life, the Contest Department compiles the total participating universe of numbers for the giveaway and defines the eligible SuperPrize Number range for the Sneak Peek event, as well as all other promotional entry information pertaining to the giveaway. This information is distributed to an independent auditor, the PCH Board of Officials, our internal control department, prize award underwriters and the contest programmers in our PCH IT Department. This information is then loaded into the mainframe computer to run PCH’s Winning Number Generator Program. Once a winning number is randomly selected from the participating universe, we check to see if it’s from the Sneak Peek eligible range and if an eligible matching winning number was returned. If so, then we have a winner of the big SuperPrize! If not, then we go to a second chance random drawing to select a winner of a base prize, as advertised. In the case of this Giveaway 1830 drawing, a base prize of $1 Million was advertised.

Everyone involved in the prize drawings works very hard to ensure accuracy and security in how the winner is selected. Records are double- and triple-checked by many sets of eyes. When a PCH SuperPrize winner is finally determined, we all smile, because we know some lucky person’s life is about to be changed!

I’ve been in the PCH Contest Department for 16 years and I really enjoy my job. Even though it’s a lot of work, I still get a thrill every time I see the excitement on a new winner’s face when surprised by the Prize Patrol. My team and I know that we helped, from behind the scenes, to contribute to the happiness in each winning moment. With over $225 Million in prizes awarded since the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes began in 1967, that’s a lot of happiness!

Good luck to all of our PCH Blog readers and sweepstakes entrants!

Maryann Carter

Manager, PCH Contest Department


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Latonya Bailey said...

Thanks for the info!

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robert kelly, jr. said...

awesome! pretty exciting for loads of people i’m sure. haha

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Kathiusca B said...

Good luck to everyone! :)

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Debbie Haynes said...

Goodmorning, Maryann Carter

May God keep blessing you many more years to come makeing more people happy, Also one day I hope to see publishers clearing house at my door.

Have A Nice Day!
Debbie

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cheryl koch said...

cheryl

what is the latest day you can receive the letter before the big super prize event.

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hey Cheryl,

    The letters have already been sent and should have been received by the winners on 02/22/11.

    Regards,
    Rebecca @ PCH

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      Marilyn Malinen said...

      In a reply to an earlier post was “Yes, the letters were sent out on February 22, 2011″

      Is this a real paper letter, or an email? One post looked like it said a letter was returned by a certain date, but since it was online there was no way to know if you got it. So, I’m confused.

      I really appreciate the computer. It makes entering so much easier!

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        Victoria At PCH said...

        Hi Marilyn,

        The letters referred to in that post are real paper letters that would be sent to the address that you use to enter, even if you do enter using the computer. Good luck!

        Victoria At PCH

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Maureen Sousa said...

Thanks Maryann,

This blog gives a better understanding of how your contests work! & how winners are selected !!

Now I am STILL anxiously Dreaming & Waiting for Monday!!!

I will tell my friend Lou today at work that we still have a chance to see those balloons & Mr. Lucky coming our way..

I keep joking with him saying that if he does not see me at work next Tuesday it is because The Prize Patrol came to my door!!!!

I know what his reaction will be.. “that I am just a crazy Dreamer” but at least it makes for a happy day at work & makes the day go by!!!

Thanks again,

Maureen

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Claudia Deniston said...

man I have been entering for over 10 yrs. and still nothing.

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Linda Giannone said...

Hello Maryann Carter,
You have a tough job! I am sure it is very exciting too!
I would like to know how many numbers needs to be matched to win the Super Prize? Is it 3, 5, 10 or more? I was just curious.
Thank you,
Linda G.

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hey Linda,

    A SuperPrize Number is one number, composed of many digits. Each digit would need to match identically to be selected as the winner.

    Good luck!

    Regards,
    Rebecca @ PCH

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selena camp said...

my mom sighned up for the 1 million 4 life…. i hope we win ,it would truly change our lives.

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Lisa N. said...

Hi all!
& Hellllo Maryann! thanks fyi & for your post!
Sounds good 2 me!hehe.
I’m entered 4 sure! PCH pls come enlighten me?

May I ask u, how’s that cutie pie of yours Izzy doing?!
I love that window perch! we need1 too LOL.

GOOD LUCK 2 ALL who’ve actually entered!

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    Deborah Holland said...

    Hi Lisa, I asked Maryann about Izzy. She said he’s just as feisty as ever! In fact, this morning he took a nip out of her hand when she was trying to put him back in his cage for the day, before leaving for work. So, Izzy’s fine, but Maryann’s walking around with a band-aid on her hand today! :)
    Deborah @ PCH

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Debby Morales said...

It was very interesting and informative on how the PCH winner is chosen, May God Bless you guys for many years of doing this work, because I know that who ever wins will be very Blessed!!!

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Debby Morales said...

Hello MaryAnn Carter,

Your job is most definitely an Exciting one!! I was just curious as well, for this 1 Million Dollar for Life, Does your company give the winner parts of the money like for 30 years or do they give them the whole thing? Just curious.

Thanks.

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    Deborah Holland said...

    The prize payouts are described in the Official Rules included with each promotion. In the case of a $1 Million A Year For Life SuperPrize, it would be paid out $1 Million in year 1, year 2, year 3, etc., for the lifetime of a winner, with no cap. A $1 Million SuperPrize is paid out over 30 years.
    Deborah @ PCH

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      Debby Morales said...

      Hi Ms. Deborah Holland,

      Thank you so much for answering my question, I was very surprised to see the answer, was like WOW!! I hope and pray to see the PCH Van in front of my house. I’ve been entering PCH Sweepstakes over, I believe, 25 years!! I’ve never given up!!!! You guys are doing a great job, over there!!! Oh man I hope I win, Again Thanks!!! :-)

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Tisha Johnson said...

So if you didn’t get a letter on 2/22/11, you have no chance to win the SuperPrize?

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phylicia boner said...

I H0PE T0 SEE THE BIG CHECK AND PRIZE PATROL AT MY D0OR 0N MY BDAY (FEB 28). ME AND MY M0M HAVE BEEN ENTERING F0R YEARS AND WE HAVNT WON ANYTHANG YET BUT STIL T0 THIS DAY WE KEEP PRAYING AND WISHIN THAT 0NE DAY WE WILL GET THE PRIVILAGE OF THE PRIZE PATROL AND THE BIG CHECK AT 0UR D0OR. H0PEFULY IT WILL BE ME AND MY FAMILY BECAUSE IT W0ULD TREMENDUSLY CHANGE 0UR LIVES F0R THE BETTER. MAY PEACE AND L0VE BE WITH Y0U MY DEAR FRIENDS.

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sandra easterly said...

Good Luck Everyone and God Bless The Winner.Lucky Even If I Don’t win I’ll Only Be Hurt Not To Of Met You.Please Let Lucky Be Front seat Driver in Prize Patrols Car,Even If I Don’t PLEASE,God Bless Everyone That Makes Another Dream Come True FACT.

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Tisha Johnson said...

Oh well, I didn’t get a short list letter, so that cuts me out of the running for the $1 million a year for life. Thanks for the info

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Lisa N. said...

Tisha, Rebecca, ahh now I’m a bit confused!?lol are u speaking about the $1 mil/yr for life or not?

just got an AWESome PCHscratch /entry in the mail!! tk/y tk/y PCH!
I’m assuming that this is not the same thing?

thanks.

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hi Lisa,

    We are having an early look to award $1 Million a Year for Life from Gwy# 1830 on February 28, 2011 and in the event there is no matching winning number they will do a second chance drawing and a guaranteed $1 Million will be awarded. Hope this helps!

    Regards,
    Rod @ PCH

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Lisa N. said...

Dear Maryann,
I’m so very glad & happy to hear that u do enjoy your employ w/PCH!
I’m sort of jealous!lol jealousy’s not good though I need 2 stop that!?
not much that’s easy is rewarding as well though huh?

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Lisa N. said...

..having a parrot isn’t easy..LOL

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MICHAEL.R said...

Thank you? Mrs Maryann Carter, We all Could’nt have done it withOut your Entire Teams Support @ PCH as a Entrant I Would hope to have Made your job More easier to select a lucky Winner On february28th. am sure the Winner’s would Surprizedly Understands Why PCHDreams do Come True. it is definitely a endless Possibility worth, Entering for. but Until that Big day One can Only Hope feb28* that “LUCKY fAMILY PERSON” is them. am thankful to have had this Opportunity to Participated in these Sweepstakes, to everyone Who have timely Entered. Good Luck!

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Tina Freeman said...

First Day IN A LONG Time That I Haven’t Seen GINA SAPORITI ETERNAL DREAMER Post A Blog On Here?????? Gina U have been posting & posting over & over everyday……What’s UP !!!!! Did You make it on the short list????? Just Saying!!!!! Hope U did……. NO LETTER FOR ME :( !!!!!…..ITS OVER OVER OVER,WELL AT LEAST I NO NOW!!!.. I guess as the old saying goes U win some U loose some !!!….I guess they needed it more!!!!Thanks.

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Valenda Johnson said...

Maryann Carter – Manager, PCH-Cont.Depart.
Thank you for taking the time out of your very, very busy schedule to write this piece to further inform all of us as it may have been needed! You all at PCH sure do know how to get the adrenalin, heart, lungs, blood really movin’… that is almost better that a regular physical check up to make sure we are alive… LoL! Anyway, I sure hope that I see you guys on Feb. 28th… I get a sneaky feeling that you snagged “Conan” and there is a PCH prank of excitement on the way!!! Gee, I can’t wait for it all to go down!!! :) <3 :) <3 :) <3 :) <3 :) <3 lots of smilin' and joy/love in the air for PCH… Best to all PCHers out there… where dreams do come true! When you explain the "short list" can you tell me what does "DMA" acronym represent?

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    Deborah Holland said...

    DMA means “Designated Market Area” as defined by Nielsen Market Research. It stands for the local TV-viewing area. All the zip codes in the country are clustered into 210 DMAs.
    Deborah @ PCH

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Anita Nichols said...

To whoever Mr. James Worthy, the President and CEO of PCH is – be aware of a scam regarding your sweepstakes program. I received a letter today, from Mr. Worthy, regarding a third place win of $650,000 and to contact Mr. Jim Higgins, agent in charge at 1-604-600-3045. This “person” wanted my age, birthdate, if I have a credit card, if I owned my house, if so how much was the house payments were and the lending agent. Understand I didn’t answer any of the questions except for my age – “old lady”. But this isn’t what I was excepting from this company. So everyone beware – SCAMS are even here at PCH.

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    Deborah Holland said...

    Anita, The contact you described is NOT the REAL Publishers Clearing House. It sounds like a scam pretending to be Publishers Clearing House. PCH does not notify winners by phone. We do not ask the kind of personal information you described and there is no purchase or fee necessary to enter and win or to collect your prize. We’re glad you didn’t give the caller any personal information. To learn more about how to avoid scams, please visit our Sweepstakes Tips at the following link: http://info.pch.com/sweepstakes/tips-warning-signs .
    Deborah @ PCH

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kayla taylor said...

Is it possible that the short list letter came to a registered email address….because I think I got one……(fingers crossed)

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GINA SAPORITI ETERNAL DREAMER said...

so much for dreams

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    Maureen Sousa said...

    Gina, Gina< Gina!!!

    You have taught me through this blog to HOLD onto your Dreams!!! What has happened to you???? You were an inspiration to me!!!!!
    I am Much older than you & have been doing this for much longer a time than you!!!!
    If we did not make it now … Do like my Mom did.. just keep entering!!!!

    What has happenened to YOU the eternal DREAMER???

    Keep dreaming Gina, as I will too…
    Sure.. it hurts if you have not won it this time, as it hurts me also,

    just as so many times before it has happened to me… But were you not the one that said it takes faith, determination,persitence etc. to achieve anything????

    Keep the Faith etc. Gina!! As I am trying to keep mine…

    I am still praying for you Mom & hope things are going well for her..

    Maureen

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    Maureen Sousa said...

    Another note GIna,

    KEEP entering!!!

    As with you , the same as me… there is always that NEXT TIME!!!!

    My Best,
    Maureen

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    Maureen Sousa said...

    Gina,
    After reading all these posts… You & I could still have a chance at the 1 million for life!!! ( I think!!??)
    I still do not totally understand the whole process of how these sweepstakes work??…

    But KEEP your hopes up!!

    And as you said… ONly time will tell!!! Good Luck to ALL!!!

    Maureen

    P.S. BOY!!! is this getting intense!!! I can’t wait to see who wins!!!!! ( still hoping it is me… but wishing all the best to EVERYONE!!!!)

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      PCH Customer Service said...

      Hi Maureen,

      Your best source to follow is the Official Rules/Sweepstakes Facts found with every entry processed. As for Giveaway 1830, keep in mind, the official end date is 02/28/15. So there will be other opportunities! Good Luck!

      Regards,
      Addison @ PCH

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Cindy Bonneau said...

Gina-It is always good to have a DREAM! And if you had been my daughter I would have been so proud of what you were trying to do for me. Don’t ever take Dreams for granted…
Ever since I got a divorce I have used the quote “Everything happens for a reason we may not not know why at the time but in the end we will get an answer.” Onto the nexxt day-
BRAVO, Gina! You tried with good intentions-keep that in your heart and go on..
always “KEEP DREAMS ALIVE!” The other quote that has keep me going for all these years..
“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next.
Delicious Ambiguity.”
— Gilda Radner
As I always tell my children just because one dream didn’t come true reach for another.. and you will do that too!
“REACH FOR THE STARS GINA!!” and keep *smiling*

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clearly crystal said...

{smiling}

Thank you Mrs Maryann Carter, and your staff for all you do. thanks for making it a little more clear to us how you guys really labor to get the job done. {a quick nod at ya}…I gotta lot of respect for all the hands involved.

anyways…just wanna give my thanks to everyone.

{shaking your hand}…Thank goodness for the countless Angels “SEEN & UNSEEN!”

Big-Time Blessings to all the PCH Dream-MOVERS!

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cheryl koch said...

cheryl

Is it still possible to get a letter if you were not home on the 22nd and the ups was not able to deliver the letter you said they would try three times then leave a not on door were to pick it up if you were not home.

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hi Cheryl,

    The names for the 211 “Short List” DMA contest will be posted onto our website http://www.pch.com on February 28,2011. If you find your name on there and you did not receive a letter, please call us at 1-800-645-9242 Monday – Friday between 8:30 AM and 8:30 PM EST so that we can assist you further.

    Regards,
    Rod @ PCH

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cheryl koch said...

cheryl

i just want to know if i still have a chance to win the big super prize event. i called customer service and they said i do so do i

thanks

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tonya moore-reditt said...

WELL I DIDN’T GET A SHORT LIST LETTER SO THAT MEANS I WON’T BE ABLE TO HELP OTHERS, I GUESS IT’S JUST NOT MY TIME.

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Kathiusca B said...

Hi were the letters mailed onthe 22nd ?

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kathiusca b said...

Thanks rod!

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K M S said...

The responses from the 2/23 blog says only 210 were sent for a $1000 win. What happened to the 211th letter, did it not go out? Is that the person that could win the million for life or does all 211 have a equal chance of winning even though the received $1000 letters?

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hi Kimberly,

    The list includes the 210 people that won $1,000 from the Local Awards Giveway #1670. So the short list includes the Local Award winners plus the Million dollar winner which makes it 211 people on the list. The letter does not say who won the grand prize though. On February 28th, one person on this list of 211 will receive a surprise visit from the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol, with the good news that he or she is the $1 Million SuperPrize winner. This announcement will be broadcast during the NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. Hope this helps!

    Regards,
    Rod @ PCH

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BONNIE Andrews said...

Hi to everyone i wish a good Lucto All thank youPCH

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K M S said...

Thanks for explaining Rod.

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dana s said...

So if I didnt receive a letter :( I could still be the Big winner if one of my SuperPrize Number matches the one that is drawn?

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hey Dana,

    If you didn’t receive a letter for Gwy 1670 indicating you’ve won at least $1,000, then not to worry! You are still eligible to be the winner of Gwy 1830 – $1 Million A Year For Life.

    Best of luck!
    Alanna @ PCH

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DeLayne Perry said...

Thank you, Maryann! It is really amazing all that goes on to select the winner. Every procedure is so involved and it is comforting to know that actual ‘human’ eyes check and double and triple check for accuracy. The outside world has no idea of all that is involved. Again, Thank you for taking the time to enlighten us all on the internal and complex workings of the selection process. It was very kind of you to take the time. I’m sure that is not part of the job requirement.. ;D I can only hope and pray that I get a piece of the pie.. DVP

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dana s said...

Nevermind, after re-reading the blog it does indeed look like there is a chance for me and all those who entered before the 2-15 deadline to win the SuperPrize Sneak peak for #1830 .
“So you are saying there’s a chance!?!”

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hi Dana,

    Each Giveaway has an official end date. For example, Giveaway 1400 will officially end on 02/29/12. We will try to award this prize at an earlier date through Sneek Peek Events or Special Early Look draws.

    As for Giveaway 1830, this is a Special Early Look event for February 28 that is taking place. However, the official end date is 02/28/15.

    Regards,
    Addison @ PCH

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Amber Brooks said...

Keeping the Faith . Hope to prove everyone who doesn’t believe. PCH is REAL! A Miracle can Happen even to me .I have to Let Go & Let God !

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Vickie Plasterer said...

Finally, I made it in time (I think) to BLOG to my hearts content.
Ok, so some of us did not make it.
It is NOT the end of the world.

We are all still around to talk about it, AND we are all still around to KEEP ENTERING for the MULTITUDE of SWEEPSTAKES that PCH will CONTINUE to present for YEARS to COME; as long as we all remember to support PCH companies, not just at sweepstakes time, but all year long when we need gifts for EVERY OCCASION. We have seen that SHOPAndWIN is carrying a variety of Household, Jewelry, Pet, Electronics etc to SATISFY virtually everyone AND THEY WILL ADD MORE. You should remember that SHOPandWIN is a new DIVISION. Of course we cannot overlook PCHMerchandise.com, all of the mail entries, Lotto and PCH GAMES enteries. Everywhere you look these days, you can find a ‘PCH’ WEB site for something.
Remember to keep your purchasing ‘REAL’; buy GIFTS and HOUSEHOLD items, BOOKS and MAGAZINES as you USUALLY do; as gifts for others or items for yourself. A couple of people worried me in the blog, when they stated they were buying every chance they got.

DON’T BUY to WIN and get yourself in financial hot water.
PCH has made it PERFECTLY CLEAR that No PURCHASE is NECESSARY TO WIN. ALl I am asking is that if we want PCH PRIZE PATROL AROUND to give out Sweepstakes prizes, then do your usual shopping with PCH. Help to SUPPORT the BUSINESS that gives back to it’s customers so generously.

OH WELL, My living room is sparkling in hopes of entertaining the Prize Patrol; so I suppose I will invite friends over for a little get together, maybe in time to see the NBC NIGHTLY NEWS when the BIG Prize is awarded, and make it a happy, fun night with Friends.

I’ll use my new Deep Fryer and make some great treats and then I will whip up a SPECIAL (dare I mention it, an alcohol based Concoction and serve it in my New Double Highball Crystalware.

I make a KILLER, New Orleans Famous, HURRICANE , which was first served at PAT O’Brian’s Piano Club (Bar) located in the French Quarter in New Orleans.

Heck, YOUR ALL INVITED (LOL)

Vickie P
Markle, IN

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GINA SAPORITI ETERNAL DREAMER said...

No short list letter..

ah well..

that’s life for ya!

dreams..

ya right!!!

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Vickie Plasterer said...

ONE MORE THING: VERY IMPORTANT

TODAY being NATIONAL CHILI DAY,
I feel it only appropriate to share the CHILI recipe which President Franklin D Roosevelt not only CRAVED, but decided to Onserve this day as NCD.

The CHili that was proclaimed the BEST in the WORLD (or at least the United States of America), was ‘invented’ by Chasen’s Restaurant in Hollywood California. It is said that Elizabeth Taylor Loved this Chasen Chili so much that she would sneek over to Chasen’s, during a filming production, Holding up the crew and losing DAYS at a time,of course costing hundreds of thousand sof dollars.
HERE is the recpe for:

CHASEN’s HOLLYWOOD Nostalgia CHILI

Ingredients & Cooking instructions follow:
Servings: Servings Size 12

1/2 lb dried pinto bean
1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes, with juice
2 tablespoons oil
1 large green bell pepper, chopped
3 cups onions, coarsley chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1/2 cup parsley, chopped
1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
2 lbs center cut beef chuck, trimmed of fat, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
1 lb pork shoulder, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
1/3 cup gebhardt chili powder
1 tablespoon salt
black pepper, to taste
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
Change Measurements: US | Metric

Directions:
Prep Time: 30 mins

Total Time: 2 hrs
1 Cook dry beans according to package directions.
2 Stir the tomatoes with juice into the cooked beans, and simmer 5 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.
3 Heat the oil in a large skillet and saute the bell pepper for 5 minutes.
4 Add the onion, reduce the heat to low, and cook about 15 minutes until tender, stirring frequently.
5 Stir in the garlic and parsley; add this mixture to the beans.
6 Using the same skillet, melt the butter and saute the beef and pork, in two batches, if necessary, until browned. Drain.
7 Add meat to the bean mixture along with the chili powder, salt, pepper to taste and cumin.
8 Simmer mixture, covered, for about an hour.
9 Uncover and cook to the desired consistency, about 5 minutes.
10 The chili should not be too thick.
11 Skim off excess fat and serve.

HAPPY NATIONAL CHILI DAY EVERYONE.

Vickie P
Markle, IN

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deayreus pointer said...

so if you didnt get a email concerning a list of winners on the 22nd you dont qualify? i really dont understand…

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hey Deayreus,

    If you did not receive a letter from UPS indiciating you’ve won $1,000 and maybe more, then you aren’t a winner for Gwy. 1670.

    Best of luck for Gwy 1830,
    Alanna @ PCH

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colette wallace said...

Whoever the lucky winner is , means he or she needs it more than anybody else . Also I am sure she or he deserves it. I wish Monday the 28th comes so the excitement and the hoopla will be over and entrants will be ready for the next giveaways.It is normal to hope and get excited but not over anxious nor be obsessed. I like to be a winner but I am also a good sport. You can win them all. Just FOOD FOR THOUGHT, As long as GREED IS NOT THE MOTIVE WE ALL HAVE AN EQUAL CHANCE NOW,TODAY TOMORROW. SOMETIME, NEXT TIME OR ANYTIME.

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colette wallace said...

By the way, who owns PCH? Is it own by the officers, executives and chair man of the company. Does the staff own some stocks in the company?

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    Deborah Holland said...

    Publishers Clearing House is a privately owned company. Our founders are deceased. The owners are charitable trusts set up by our generous founders, and a few individuals who were related in some way to the founders. Over 40% of our profits go to the benefit of charities that support the arts, environmental protection and human rights. You can read more about the ownership of PCH at this link: http://info.pch.com/about/ownership-charitable-trusts
    Deborah @ PCH

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      Maureen Sousa said...

      With that I LIKE the whole concept of the company..
      It gives me more confidence to WANT to do do business with them!!

      As i truly think that that is the way for the new way of business.. for the ” GOOD of the WHOLE”

      I have always been an advocate for that.( before anyone talked about it).. but along the times that I have worked for others.. I do not think that was their philosophy..

      Thanks for the info..

      Maureen

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Kyle Browning said...

Where on pch.com will the short list be located? Also I want to take a moment to thank you guys for all the hard work! I know that even if I don’t win this time someone totally deserving will have an amazingly positive change in their life. That kind of positivity should never breed any negative feelings so, if its me I’ll dance and celebrate, and if its not I’ll dance and celebrate and be ready for winning the 10 million :)

Thanks again.

Love to everyone who enters and everyone who dreams.

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Shalane Read said...

Can you get something in the email?? i got an email on the 22d saying i was in the area but i never got anything through my actual mail??

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Estacia Simpson said...

Hi,
I have gotten emails that that PCH will be in my TV area on the 28th of February if I’m picked, I recieved a Prize Elite Seal notice in my email does this mean I have a chance for the grand prize? it said I’m eligible

Thank you

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hi Estacia,

    A “short list” of 212 winners was randomly selected from all entries received. Of these winners, 211 are Local Award recipients of $1000.00 and are picked from local TV viewing areas as specified by Nielsen Media Research. These are the winners in your area.

    The final winner was the winner of the grand prize of $1,000,000.00 for Life or the “second chance” prize if the winning number selected was not matched. All of these winners were sent a notification that they had won at least $1000.00 and could be our grand prize winner in this “Advanced Look” drawing.

    In the event of an “Advanced Look”, a SuperPrize number is drawn and, if the winning entry has been returned, the prize is awarded. If the winning number was not returned, the prize rolls over to the next draw date. If the prize is not awarded on any of the “Advanced Look” draw dates, the prize will be awarded on the end date specified in the Sweepstakes Facts.

    In this case, the winning number was not matched and the second chance prize of $1,000,000.00 was awarded to Karen Anderson of Bella Vista, Arkansas .

    The latest 211 Local Awards recipients can be viewed at http://www.pch.com under the “Winners Circle” link at the bottom.

    The direct link is: http://www.pch.com/winnerscircle/2011-February-localarea.aspx

    Regards,
    Chris @ PCH

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Lisa N. said...

tk goodness I came back 2 this post! hi everybody.

tk u Deborah for answering!
I’m sry.. I won’t make u a messenger again! tks for letting me know what Izzy has been up to!

awwe Maryann! I’m sorry to hear about that & sry that happened:(
hope you’ve been putting ointment or something to help w any healing?!

sadly my Conure has been a bit fussy & demanding lately! I have a few marks on my hands too! not proud.
lol know what? not that n e 1 wants to know- or cares? just found out that it’s a boy! let’s just say the natural way;)

Deborah may I ask if u have a family pet?
any interest in having an upcoming blog post on your/ our pets? I enjoyed reading the 1 over the summer about Maryann’s Izzy! or is it Izzy’s Maryann?uh o lol

ok anyways.. I’m so exhausted!
anyone else suffer from chronic fatigue?! I should take this to another more appropriate post?if 1 ever comes?;)lol
hmm..
wonder if PCH employs disabled persons? or how about persons w medical issues?
u must b an eoe?lol
k I’m done:) night everyone!
tks PCH!!!!

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ANNAH WILLIE said...

WELL DIDNT GET A LETTER OR EVEN A NOTE SO I GESS I DONT HAFT TOSTAY HOME AND WONDER SO I GESS I WILL SEE ABOUT NEXT TIME. YOUR FRIEND

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Cheryl Barnett said...

How will you be notified if you have been evicted?

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hello Cheryl,

    In the event our winner has been evicted from their residence, the Prize Patrol will still make every effort to find them. We haven’t had a situation in over 30 years of awarding prizes where we could not locate our winners. The Prize Patrol would work directly with the Postal Service to locate the owner of the P.O. Box if necessary. We have had winners who live in big cities, small towns, trailer parks, high rise apartments and even the Alaskan tundra and the Prize Patrol has always located the winner.

    Good luck!
    Alanna @ PCH

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edna wilson said...

hi my name is edna wilson from Fort Smith Arkansas,as a child i watch my mom and dad trying to winn pch they would order things, i couldnt wail until i was 18 to do the same thing they pass not long ago mom and dad dad was last to go and he gave me his last drawing said made u have better luck before u die.i laugh at the matter, not thinking he was going to die that some cause doctors had gave him six months to live but he left me sooner.well i notice you come to fort smth arkansas and u pick only the white person never no blacks well come pick me so i can tell arkansas black persons we are notice than u edna wilson

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hello Edna,

    Our winners are as varied as the faces you see in our famous television commercials coming from all walks of life, ages, ethnic backgrounds and regions. We have had winners who live in big cities, small towns, trailer parks, high rise apartments and even the Alaskan tundra. You can view our latest winners at http://www.pch.com and clicking on the “Winners Circle” link provided near the bottom of the home page.

    We would also like to mention for your privacy, please do not post personal information. Therefore, we removed part of the information you provided.

    Regards,
    Addison @ PCH

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Darnell Curah said...

How am I to know what is my superprize number when I enter and if I did not get it, will I still win if I dont know it?

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hi Darnell,

    When entering online, once your entry is transmitted to PCH Headquarters, it will be assigned a SuperPrize Number. You will not recieve it online. Your name and number is kept on file at headquarters until Giveaway end. If you are a winner, it is not required to show your superprize number. Hope this helps! Best of luck!

    Regards,
    Rod @ PCH

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Laguerre Nunley said...

When do you get the money if you want people to win don’t gas up people’s heads thinking that there going to get the money and turn around and say that your just a random winner of the PCH, it’s just wrong to set people up. So if you want customers to win actually give the money away for real and stop playing games with it. Because people has bills to pay not mess around and wait for it, make it real.

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hi Laguerre,

    Please keep in mind that 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.

    Please be assured, if you are one of our lucky winners you will definitely be notified. If you are picked as a winner of a prize of $10,000 or more, you will be notified in person by the Prize Patrol. Prizes of under $10,000 are notified by certified mail or by courier. These awards are done as soon as all winning entries and prizes are matched. Our most recent winners can be found on the top of our web site on the scrolling bar and under the “Winners Circle” link. You may also view some of our winning moments at: http://www.pchtv.com.

    And remember, at Publishers Clearing House no purchase is ever necessary to enter or win!

    Best of luck in the sweepstakes!
    Jodi @ PCH

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Marilyn Joan Hadey said...

Sure I would love to tripple my chances for the PCH SWEEPSTAKES FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 30TH, 2011, YOU KNOW i HAVE BEEN PLAYING FOR QUITE SOMETIME AND AND EVERYDAY & EVERYNIGHT i AM ALWAYS TAKING MY CHANCES, ON PLAYING YOUR PCH SWEEPSTAKES. aNOTHER REASON i WOULD LOVE TO PLAY IS IF i WIN i COULD HELP MY BOYFRIEND PAY ALL THE BILLS AND THEN BOOK A PLANE FOR THE THREE OF US (KENNY,BINGO,MY DOG AND OF CAUSE MYSELF), AND WE COULD LIVE A LIFE OF LUXURY, WHO WOULD NOT LIKE TO LIVE A LIFE OF LUXURY, YOU KNOW PEOPLE ALWAYS SAY DREAMS COME TRUE, WELL I HOPE MINE DOES ONE OF THESE DAYS. THANKYOU YOUR FRIEND marilynh89

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BONNIE Andrews said...

YOU play and hope to win we take a chance in life every day but pch give us hope and i thank you for thatso you have to be in to win it good luck and GOD BLESS

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JON COOK said...

If one receives an affidavit of eligibility, did they win a ‘major prize’?OR IS IT DUE TO WINNING OVER 600.00? Will winner see a separate W2 form too? ThANK YOU !

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hey Jon,

    Please note that this particular giveaway has passed. However, in the event that you are a winner, you will definitely be notified. If you are picked as a winner of a prize of $10,000 or more, you will be notified in person by the Prize Patrol. Prizes of under $10,000 are notified by certified mail or by courier. These awards are done as soon as all winning entries and prizes are matched. Our most recent winners can be found on the top of our web site on the scrolling bar and under the “Winners Circle” link. You may also view some of our winning moments at: http://www.pchtv.com.

    Best of luck!
    Alanna @ PCH

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beverly galan- griffith said...

I pray that I will winwin pch so I can help my two daughters

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Marilyn Joan Hadey said...

I am hoping that one day I will win and that I will be able to achieve my DREAM, GOAL, & PLAN that I have for Ken & I in our life

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Tamika Reid said...

I am so sorry for the error…
My comment is just that I hope I win. I want to give my family a better life. I dream of taking my children to Disney world one day. I would love to afford a SUV for my kids along with the financial stability to maintain it and take them to and fro places they never been before like ballet classes for my girls, and music lessons for my boys. A nice house even if it’s a rental, with a beautiful yard too.

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Keith Hobbs said...

Does pch ever give people who live in apts the supersweepstake

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Belinda Jackson said...

Sorry but I don’t believe it is “random”. Why do you never see some that needs money win? You always see someone with a nice house and a brand new car in the drive way. Only if I won then I would believe it, but since I need money and live in a converted old country store I doubt I would win.

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    PCH Customer Service said...

    Hello Belinda,

    Winners are chosen randomly. We do not know who the next winner is and everyone “does” have an equal opportunity in winning. However, there can only be one winner for the major prize. Good Luck!

    Regards,
    Addison @ PCH

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    Brennan Francois said...

    Do you know how ridiculously SELFISH you sound? Only if YOU won, you would believe this contest is real? That greedy spirit is exactly why people like you don’t win. Why would God bless someone like that? Just think about it.

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sharo.n fisher said...

Hello everyone!Thank you pch for another winning opportunity like #1967A, #1400 or $10million or $5000. a week for life or $1million a year for life.Yes I want to win!Yes winning would change our lives for the better…Looking for the prize patrol !

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Isiah Parker said...

Hello everyone, is they gonna annouce the winner on television?

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sarah keen said...

thank you for all the info i have been wondering if it was a scam for awhile but with my disability son and 4yr old son and two daughters i talk to them and tell them one day we win big for out family…

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Joyce Grigsby said...

Good morning all, as it is getting closer to Aug. 31st it is also getting nerve racking trying to make sure you’re doing everything right. Im to the point I can’t remember what all to search for but im not going to quit now. I love pch the things they offer and love the games, I don’t know much about the computer but the basics but its fun. Best Luck to each of us and waiting for the big day event.
Joyce Grigsby

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Marilyn Hadey said...

I am really hopeing that I am 1 of those 214 Winners on that list. It sure would be such a Great Honor in meeting all of the Prize Patrolers on August 31st, 2011. I sure will have our 5Gallon Pitcher filled with nice clod Ice Tea & our Champaigne Glasses ready for that Nice Sparkling Bottle of that Champaigne that you people always carry with you. We will be listening for either the KNOCK ON OUR DOOR, OR THE RINGING OF OUR DOORBELL. THANKYOU & YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT WEDNESDAY. FROM YOUR BIG FAN & FRIEND marilynhadey28

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Debby Morales said...

Good Evening Everyone,
Question for Natalie Bostelman
When do they start mailing this letter in reference to this short list letter, is it a week before the 31st or is 2 weeks? Does it come by regular mail or certified by Fed Ex?

Thank you,

Hope to see the Prize Patrol soon on that special Day!!!

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Keith Bernabo said...

Publishers Clearing House Prize patrol still waiting for you to knock on my door and waiting on that miracle to happen on august 31st. My grandpa is not doing good right now his heart was hurting last night. I had a job interview today and got a job at Cabela’s so with my money, I am going to help my aunt out with things she has lost in the fire. I really hope PCH and Prize patrol make this miracle happen! God blessed you and everyone at Publishers Clearing House. I would like to meet Danielle Lam Todd Sloan; Dave Sayer at my door knocking or visiting me at work letting me know my miracle has happen so I can help my aunt out with her new home that she has lost in the fire also help her get things she has lost in the fire. This is what means a lot to my family and me also I would like to help my dad get a new car because he cannot afford to buy one right now and his car is not working. Publishers Clearing House and Prize patrol have a blessed week and hope to see you people soon. God Bless!

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BEVERLY GARDNER said...

HI PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE AND PRIZE PATROL I’M STILL WAITING FOR THE BLESSINGS AND THE MIRACLES, I HOPE I WIN THE $5,0000.00 DOLLARS A WEEK FOR LIFE TOMORROW, IT WOULD BE A VERY SPECIAL DAYS TO ME AND I WILL TREASURE THIS UNTIL THE REST OF MY LIFE UNTIL THE END OF LIFES. IT’S GONNA BE A TOTALY BLESSINGS TO ME IF I WIN THE $5,000.00 DOLLARS A WEEK FOR LIFE IF I WIN TOMORROW IN AUGUST 31,2011. BECAUSE IT’S ALSO MY LATE R.I.P. MOMMY RAMONA’S BIRTHDAY TOMORROW AUGUST 31. BOTH OF MY PARENTS DIED, AND THEY BOTH PASS AWAY TOGETHER ALREADY SENCE I WAS A VERY YOUNG AGE, I HOPE PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE AND PRIZE PATROL AND PCH STAFF WILL MAKE MY DREAMS COMES TRUE. THANK YOU SOO MUCH AND MAY GOD BLESSED YOU ALL AND ALWAYS.

I REALLY NEED THIS BLESSINGS I WANNA BE THE ONE TO HOLD THE BIG CHECK NEXT IN THE PICTURES WITH ALL THE PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE AND PRIZE PATROL AND ALL THE PCH STAFF, PLEASE COME KNOKING MY DOOR HERE IN HONOLULU HAWAII, I REALLY NEED THIS BLESSINGS FROM THE PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE, I CAN’T WAIT TO MEET YOU ALL PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE AND PRIZE PATROL, I HOPE MY NAME NAME WILL GET SELECTED A WINNER AND ALL MY DREAMS WILL COMES TRUE FROM PUBLISHES CLEARING HOUSE, THANK YOU SOO MUCH AND GOD BLESSED

P.S. I REALLY NEED THIS BLESSINGS $5,000.00 DOLLARS FROM PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE AND PRIZE PATROL. IF I WIN MY WHOLE ENTIRED FAMILY WELL BE BLESSED ALSO. I WELL BE ABLE TO HELP ALL OF MY FAMILY HERE IN THE U.S.A. AND EPECIALLY IN OVERSEAS IN THE PHILIPPINES AND HELP MY HANDICAP BROTHER JOSE AND MY SISTER ROSEMARIE AND HER 7 KIDS HELP FOOD AND CLOTHES MY SOME OF MY SIBBLINGS IN OVERSEAS IN THE PHILIPPINES ARE HARDLY EVER EAT 3+ ADAY EVER SENCE MY PARENTS PASS AWAY I BECAME A MOM AND DAD TO SOME OF MY SIBLINGS, AND I’M THE ONLY ONE THAT ALWAYS SEND SOME MONEY FOR FOODS TO SOME OF MY SIBBLINGS IN THE PHILLIPINES BECAUSE THEY REALLY NEEDED SOME FOOD TO EAT AND EVEN IF I HAVE MY LAST CENTS OF MONEY I HAVE TO SENT IT OUT TO MY HANDICAP BROTHER JOSE AND MY SISTER ROSEMARIE BECAUSE THEY ALL RELY ON ME FOR THIERE FOODS, I REALLY REALLY REALLY NEED THIS BLESSINGS FROM PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE AND PRIZE PATROL AND TO ALL THE PCH STAFF, PLEASE….. PLEASE …..PLEASE….. PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE AND PRIZE PAROL PLEASE… COME AND KNOCK MY DOOR. I WANNA BE THE ONE NEXT THATS HOLDING THE BIG SUPERPRIZE CHECK IN THE VIDEO’s AND PICTURES, ALONG WITH ALL THE FAMOUS PEOPLE IN THE WHOLE WORLD THE PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE AND PRIZE PATROL AND TO ALL PCH STAFF. I AM READY TO WIN PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE AND PRIZE PATROL.. I CAN’T WAIT TO MEET YOU ALL PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE AND PRIZE PATROL AND TO ALL THE PCH STAFF THANK YOU SOOO MUCH AND GOD BLESSED US ALL AND ALWAYS AND FOR-EVER MORE!.

P.S. I HAVE BEEN WINNING THE PCHGAMES EVERYDAY AND MY NAME IS ALWAYS ON TOP OF THE LEADERBOARD TOURNAMENT, I’M ALWAYS IN #1 ON PCHGAMES TOURNAMENT AND MY NAME IS ALWAYS ON THE TOP OF THE LEADERBOARD. I REALLY HOPE I WIN PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE AND PRIZE PATROL I REALLY+2 NEED THIS BLESSINGS FROM PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE AND PRIZE PATROL, PLEASE… MAKE MY DREAMS COMES TRUE… THANK YOU ALL AND YOU ALL HAVE A BLESSED DAY… I LOVE YOU PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE AND PRIZE PATROL.

AM PRAYING EVERYDAY THAT I WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN. PLEASE MAKE MY PRAYERS AND MY DREAMS AND ALL DAYDREAMS COMES TRUE RIGHT HERE ON PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE,

WITH THIS MONEY $5,000.00 DOLLARS A WEEK FOR LIFE I CAN HEL ALOT OF PEOPLE… TOO MANY HOMELESS PEOPLE IN THE WORLD INCLUDING MY FAMILY OVERSEAS IN THE PHILIPPINES.

GOD KNOWS MY NEEDS, I JUST PRAY THAT THIS MONEY IS IN HIS WILL FOR ME, THANK YOU ALL AND MAY GOD BLESSED YOU ALL AND ALWAYS

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nina wininger said...

Hi i have been trying for about 4yrs.now no luck yet but i belive God will bless me and my husband soon we have big planes when he does.I have a question if your not home. Would the prize protal come to your job to give you the prize or do you loose your chance.Cause i work during the day and i don’t wnat to miss my chance. So if it chould happen to me and iam not home i work at the only convent store in Lake City AR just ask for NINA they all know who iam thanks for your time get back to me when you can.Good luck to all who is in the same boat iam in.

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robin audain said...

I don’t think ochre is true ormaybe just not bias…I PLAY PLAY PLAY ORDER ..EVERYTHING. STILL NOTHING..AND LETS JUSST SAY. IM NOT THE RIGHT SHADE…I WATCHED MY MOM DO THE SAME AS I GREW UP…NEVER SEEN HER WIN EITHER.. TIRED OF MAKING FOOL OF SELF PCH..THNX FOR NOTHING ..GOD BLESS ALL THAT WORK THERE..HE HAS TO BLESS YOU ALL…HOW DO YOU LOOK IN MIRROR?

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    Victoria At PCH said...

    Hi Robin,

    Winners of the PCH Sweepstakes are chosen completely by random. The lucky individuals who have won our sweepstakes are in many ways reflective of the wide diversity of those who receive our mailings: white, black, young, old, male, female, rich, poor and of varied ethnic and regional backgrounds.

    Victoria At PCH

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Marilyn Hadey said...

HELLO VICTORIA, IT IS SO NICE TO MEET YOU. IT SURE WOULD BE A BLESSET HONOR IF I COULD WIN THE $5,000.00 Every Week For Life!. YOU SEE I HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO FIND A JOB SINCE MARCH OF THIS YEAR. NO ONE IS HIRING HERE IN ORANGE COUNTY NY. I HAVE TO KEEP ASKING MY BOYFRIEND KEN TO HELP ME PAY MY BILLS WHERE HE HAS ENOUGH OF HIS OWN. I AM IN SO MUCH DEPT, IF ONLY YOU NEW. IT ALL MAKES MY HEAD SPIN. MY DATE OF BIRTH IS 11/26/1962. ON NOVEMBER 30TH, 2011 THAT WOULD BE SUCH A GREAT BIRTHDAY & CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR ME WHERE I WOULD BE OUT OF DEPT BEFORE THE NEW YEAR 2012. WHO KNOWS MAYBE THEN I COULD RETIRE AT AN EARLY AGE, 48. WELL I THINK THAT YOU HAVE HURD ENOUGH. I WILL GO NOW. HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND & DRIVE SAFELY. REMEMBER T WARE YOUR SEATBELT & NO TEXTING OR TALKING ON YOUR CEL AS YOU ARE DRIVING. IT IS ALSO FOR THE SAFETY OF OTHER PEOPLE. THANKYOU, FROM YOUR BIG FAN & FRIEND marilynhadey28

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Beverly Johnson said...

I have been playing for years and I am just wondering how many numers are you looking for? You keep sending me emails and when I apply I see other people win. I need cash right now. Hurry up and get my numbers.

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christina drydale said...

how do you know what your number is

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    Victoria At PCH said...

    Hi Christina,

    If you enter online, your entry will be assigned a number after it is processed by PCH. Please be assured that if you saw the entry confirmation message that your entry will be processed properly. If you enter through the mail, your entry number will be marked on your mailing.

    I hope this helps!
    Victoria At PCH

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sharon milton said...

will i received a letter if my name is on the short list of peoples that made it though the last stage before you take that early look for the winner, if so when can i exspect this letter,and will it come by ups, post office or fedex.for the october 31 drawing

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Emmanuel Green said...

do you have to have a email address to enter in the publisher clearing house contest, because a friend of mines does not deal with computers.

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    Victoria At PCH said...

    Hi Emmanuel,

    You do not need to have an email address to enter. You can enter by phone 1-800-645-9242 or write to us at 101 Winners Circle; Port Washington, NY 11050.

    Best Wishes,
    Victoria At PCH

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sharon milton said...

thank u, victoria for that answer, question if i participated in the imminet winning number selection what comes next.will i receive notic in the mail before the october drawing date ,what if i am not at home .what happen to the mail from that point.

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sharon milton said...

how many days or weeks before i get this notice in the mail

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sharon milton said...

victoria is there a special tlme for the prizes patrol to arrive at the person home on the drawing day,mornings,afternoon or late evenings

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    Victoria At PCH said...

    Sharon,

    The Prize Patrol has no way of knowing when they will arrive at the winner’s house due to travel times. But if the winner is not home, the Prize Patrol members do whatever they can to find him or her.

    Victoria At PCH

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Shirley. Serena said...

Hi, I know you’re out there helping every one that you can. The economy is so bad that everyone needs you. I don’t care what I win. I just want to be able to help my dad and my boys. Thank you for all you do for everyone. Bless you,and be safe !

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Linda M. Bivalacqua said...

Linda Bivalacqua:

I’m not quite sure how this works; but I sure can use the money. I’m on disability and I’m having problems keeping up my bills and my house note.

I wish I could work but I’m not able between my back and meck problems. Plus taking all the medicine I’m on I have a problem remembering things. I have trouble working, sitting and doing manual things around the house.

God Bless everyone entering the contest, I’m sure you need the money just as much as I do. Good luck to everyone and God Bless you.

Linda Bivalacqua

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    Victoria At PCH said...

    Hi Linda,

    You can become a PCHsuperfan exclusively on the PCH Fan page on Facebook. Registered PCHsuperfans will receive double of any PCH prize they may win that is between $10,000.00 and $1,000,000.00.

    I hope this helps,
    Victoria

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Mrs R. Myers said...

Hi, I Have been entering publishing Clearing House Sweepstakes Since 1964. I have not won anything as of this date 10/13/2011. I am still trying. Sure hope the prize patrol comes a knocking on my door someday.Sure would be a wonderful surprize.Mrs. R. Myers

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charlie lucero said...

i would love to win and i would get the home i never had and a vehical i always wanted and enjoy with my friends all the love they have ment to me

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Janet Rose said...

What happens to the prize if the winner is not home on the date you arrive at their home? Do they not receive their winnings? Since people work or may be out of town at the time.

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    Victoria At PCH said...

    Hello Janet,

    If the winner is not home when the Prize Patrol goes to deliver the prize, then the Prize Patrol team will use all of their resources to locate the winner.

    Victoria At PCH

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Janet Rose said...

You said that they use all their resources to locate the winner. How long will they try to find the winner? Say I was out of town on the day they arrive and no one at home, would I then lose the prize. If I arrived home the very next day,would I still receive my prize? This may sound crazy, but I know that I will not be home that day, I want to win like everyone else.

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    Victoria At PCH said...

    Hi Janet,

    The longest the Prize Patrol ever needed to wait for the winner was a whole weekend! But they made sure that the winner received their prize! The Prize Patrol makes sure that PCH winners are notified.

    Victoria At PCH

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melissa menendez said...

I was wondering if I could bother you about a question I have, I’de like to know if you are disqualified if you hit all the highlighted links in the email to confirm your entry? I always make sure to process every one because i figured why are they highlighted if I’m not supposed to. Also, it says you can enter as much as you want, but in some it says you can only enter once a day for 1400 prize? If you guys send me the multiple entries, I can enter all in response to the email and not get disqualified, and if so am I able to still go to the official website to enter seprately? thankyou I wouldnt want to be wasting my time each day if its a result of getting disqualified. Thankyou very much for your time, and have a blessed day! melissa m.

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sharon milton said...

it is 10-31-2011 can you tell me if a winner has been choosen,and who is this person,i have been waiting for the pch crew to knock on my door.the time is 1.35 pm.

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sharon milton said...

thanks for that answer,i did not see the vedio.question i receivede enail stating that my number was was on the immenint winning section for the october 31 drawing, and my number had a chance to be selected as a winner what happen,i confrimed that i wanted to win.did she win the 2011 mks lincolon,allso i received a letter statjng that my name was on the short list for the november drawing ,am i to beleived that allso

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    Victoria At PCH said...

    Hi Sharon,

    Each entry has the same chance of winning. The email you received was not a notification that you had won. Wendy Gould from Attleboro, MA won $10,000.00 yesterday from our October 31st draw. There will not be a Short List for the November 30th drawing this year.

    Victoria At PCH

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sharon milton said...

so did anyone win the million,if this young lady only won 10.000.00.then i still have a chance from what the email said that i am on the short list for the november drawing i received a letters in the mail two weeks ago.now will i receive a final notice in the mail from ups before the drawing,what about the winner in my area to win 1000.00 who won that.

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    Victoria At PCH said...

    Hello Sharon,

    The October 31st draw was a special early look draw for a $1,000,000.00. Since there was no matching winning number drawn, we awarded an alternate prize of $10,000.00 to Wendy Gould. On November 30th, we will be giving away $1,000,000.00 plus $5,000.00 A Week For Life. You can enter until November 18th. To see who won $1,000.00 prize in your local area, please contact us via our Ask Us page found here: http://pch.custhelp.com/app/ask so that we can protect your privacy as you will need to share your address with us.

    Victoria At PCH

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shawn murphy said...

i got a letter saying i was 1 of 211 for nov 30th draw also? but there is no short list? hey sharon our initals are the same lol! :)

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shawn murphy said...

i got one too it said it was a deposit slip for the final list #1400 Nov 30,2011 I was told to call the customer help line from the facebook page and i did but Kathy was not able to answer my question but did confirm there was no short list for the nov,30 draw? i did return it befor the 11/14 return date.hope you got it seems now that i have an actual entry number in my hand there is no way for me to tell if you got it back now it seems like its a online entry hope it made it? Hey sharon and I have the same initals.lol!

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Brittney Brown said...

I’m dreaming big. In my heart. <3 good luck to all

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Sharon Letourneau said...

Ithink that if i had the chance to win the 5000.00 for life i would pay off my house still work becouse i love my job and the people i work with and i would finish fixing up my house i put on an addition so i could addopt a couple of children an i did that but now i would like to give them the life they never had.

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Kathy Kalpakoff said...

I would love to win! Single mom of three kids! Woohoo! Plus help those less fortunate. What a blessing! I am thrilled that others are blessed with this opportunity though. I have been entering off and on for about 10 years now. Hope my name gets drawn someday! Thank you!

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Bobby Matthews said...

Good luck to every one and may god us all

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Liselle Morning said...

I recieved alot of emails I am hoping in my heart its me I wish everyone the best this is a chance in a lifetime thanks PCH many blessings back for changing peoples lives

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Liselle Morning said...

Thanks so much for all you do i recieve mails and i am trying to be the winner but hoping all the best for everyone i am so excited but do understand this is random thanks for having this blog

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