What’s In A Name? The Initials Contest Explained!

Someone with YOUR initials will definitely WIN CASH!

Centuries ago, William Shakespeare brought these famous words to the lips of a young, lovelorn Juliet Capulet…

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet.”

In other words, you could call a rose a steamboat, a turkey, a sneaker, and that wouldn’t take away from the value of it. Basically what Shakespeare was saying was that the value of a rose is not in its name, but in its essence – in the case of the rose, its scent.

Well, sorry Shakespeare, but at Publishers Clearing House, our Initials Contest does NOT work that way. For this contest, it’s all about what’s in a name, specifically, the initials that start your first and last name. Because someone with YOUR set of initials will definitely WIN CASH!

Here’s the “essence” of this particular giveaway: Publishers Clearing House GUARANTEES to announce a winner of $100.00 with the same set of initials as your first and last name. Prizes of $100.00 will be awarded at random from among eligible entrants with a set of initials that match each of the 676 unique combinations of two letters in the alphabet.

How will we do it? At the end of the giveaway, we’ll take all the timely entries and divide them up according to their two-letter initial combination…AA, AB, AC, AD…you get the idea! Then, we’ll hold a random drawing for each combination of initials in order to select a winner for each.

Let’s use my initials as a hypothetical. If I entered on time (and if I didn’t work here!), my entry would be combined with the rest of the entrants whose initials match mine and, with a little luck, I could be the “F.L.” chosen in the random drawing to win cash! And the same goes for your set of initials!

That’s a whole lot of prizes, and a whole lot of cash — a total of $67,600.00 to be exact! It’s true! Take the amount of the award ($100.00) and multiply it by the 676 unique combinations of two letters in the alphabet and you get: $67,600.00!

Publishers Clearing House really is all about making as MANY WINNERS as possible?! Let me count the ways… 676 in just this Initials Contest alone!

Oh, and speaking of What’s In a Name… Remember, the “Initials Contest” (Giveaway #2231), is NOT part of the August 31st “Forever” Prize Event (Giveaway #1830). Different name, different giveaways! But BOTH great opportunities to WIN!

Have you entered for the Initials Contest yet through our PCH mailings or e-mails? If not, you can sign up to receive them at pch.com. Enter today!

Good Luck,

Francine L.
PCH Creative

P.S. TODAY is the LAST DAY of the PCHGames Practice Rounds! Tomorrow is the Mah Jongg Tournament where over $2,300.00 in prizes is GUARANTEED to be awarded! Two Tournament Players will win $150.00 just for playing

 


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Shirley Hegyes said...

Validate my Initials for SH to win GWY. NO. 2231 win $100.00on Feburary 28th 2014

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marie Sworen said...

happy New Year to all at PCH. Please validate my initials MS for giveaway 2231.

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Nancy Fredette said...

I COULD USE $100.00

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Annette. Miller said...

add your comment here

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Annette. Miller said...

Hope to win

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eb said...

add your comment here

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Yuret Chang said...

My name is Yuret Chang.
Honestly, winning anything would be nice so I can offer to my first born daughter(1 month of age).
Thank you.

Initials Y.C.

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MELANIE SIMPSON said...

add your comment here

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naheed khan said...

i want to win i have lot of some hidden problem that can not be express include the utility bills and my kids education is on risk by the burden so please enter my name .

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naheed khan said...

my initials are NK please note my initials and enter for draw.thanks

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August Gautside said...

My great gran daughter got into this computer when I got back please I love pch ihave been playing along time.thank you

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August Gautside said...

I for got to click the little got box. I would love to keep playing

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michael walczak said...

hello pch and i would like to win the 100.00 cash from gwy number 2231 and i like to win 100,000.00 a week for a year from the gwy number 3600 and i would like to win the 1,000.000.00 a year for life from gwy number 3080 and happen holiday from mike walczak

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Barbara said...

HAPPY NEW YEAR MY INITIALS IS BM YES :)

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Kristy Mayfield said...

Email received for KM PCH GWY #2231.
KM as a part of PCH Giveaway No. 2231

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James Morton said...

Iiiiii have tried to find my initials but had no luck so what do I do to find them

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M B said...

My initials areMB

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naheed khan said...

prize is a prize when it will be awarded from pch that is big for me

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Kenneth Phillips said...

I was told that someone with my set of initials would be winning $100 today.

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elizabeth dever said...

a rose is call is a variously colored fragrant flowers and my initials are E.D

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ZUBER RAGOW said...

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ZUBER RAGOW said...

HELLO PCH PLEASE Z.R INITIALS COULD BE THE WINNER

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ivan scheu said...

i hope to win thanks for the suggestions.

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Lisa Looper said...

Caiming my initials and all other chances there may be to win’

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Mark Reed said...

M.R. would “Like” to claim his entry for the “New Ford Explorer” worth over $32,000.00!

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roxann howerton said...

rh here to win p.c.h. I`m on time/

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Eric said...

Winning this prize would change my my hardship, and would make me feel born again.. I pray I win pch!

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Tomas Gonzalez Vigo Jr. said...

To all my friends that share wi me on facebook that have not participated in Publishers Clearance House should do so. The excitement is great even if you don,t win.

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Eric Provosty said...

call on me E.P.

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Patricia Nichols said...

I found my intuials but they are on every page PN. Patrcia Nicholsfor one, For two Pn for Play Now is that a winner?

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Tonya Smuth said...

Plus, a $1OO.OO Cash prize is reserved for someone with the initials TS as part of PCH Giveaway No. 3818. Since your initials are TS, make sure you search now to enter.

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Edward Walmer said...

PCH.GWY.NO.3818 THE INITIALS CONTEST SOMEONE WITH YOUR INITIALS E.W.WILL DEFINITELY WIN $100.00 CASH PRIZE MY HOUSE TAXS AND HOME HAS MY NAME Edward WALMER —E.W. SIGN ON THE HOME I OWEN AND PAY TAXS ON WILL THIS WORK FOR THE INITIALS CONTEST THANK YOU THE COURT HOUSE IN ANN ARBOR MI. HAS MY INITIALS

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steve chick said...

Please activate initial selection data report gwy 3818and 30380 thank you.

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Eric Provosty said...

No.1 is DL
No.2 is TS
No.3 is DS

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Eric Provosty said...

1-DC Daniell Lam 2- TS-Todd Slone 3-DS Dave Sayer My inicials Are EP my name is Eric Provosty

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michael mcdonald said...

i michael mcdonald wood love to win the $100.00

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Eric Provosty said...

mt iniyials are E P

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Eric Provosty said...

dl to 1
ds to 2
ts to 3
ep to 4 (me)

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Eric Provosty said...

I think it would be very cool if the initials are mine…EP

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darnellcarr said...

i would like to be your winner for this year wite pch.gwy.no.2231or 3818. thank you for the change

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Sheila R. Wager said...

I have been a struggling single mother of 3 since when my youngest was 5(now 20). No support from the worthless father what so ever….he didn’t even bother seeing his wonder children…his loss. So to when anything would make my day. Sheila

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Frances Hashimoto said...

What’s in a Name! My initials F. H. N those ROSES, BALLONS N TV CREW, THAT’S THE MEANING TO ; WHAT ‘S IN A NAME! PCH IMA’WANNA B A MILLIONAIRE, PO BOX 724 HONAUNAU HI ON THE BIG ISLAND OF KONA! NEVER EVER HEARD OF ANYONE BEING A WINNER! PCH I BELIEVE ALL GOOD THINGS HAPPENS FOR A REASON. Lol, I WATCH YOUR VIDEOS N CLOSE MY EYES TO WISH ON MY LUCK STAR! One day! Mahalo, PCH FOR ALL THAT U DO! Aloha, fanny….!

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medardo said...

m.f set of initial stqnd for mrdardo florez secure and claim full eligibility pch gwy v-3080

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Carolyn Cannon said...

Good Morning My Initial IS CC Wishing All Good Luck At PCH

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Delorse Montgomery said...

every little bit help. i hope my initials win. thank for the opportunity,pch.

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Robbin Perry said...

My initial is RP

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Robbin Perry said...

My initial is RP. MY NAME IS ROBBIN PERRY.

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Linda Edelstein said...

Please validate my Initials for LE to win the “Initials Contest” (Giveaway #2231), and is NOT part of the August 31st “Forever” Prize Event (Giveaway #1830). I understand that there are two different giveaways! But BOTH are great opportunities to WIN!. Possible my initials will randomly drawn from among eligible entrants with a set of initials that match each of the 676 unique combinations of two letters in the alphabet.

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Robin Doss said...

Searching for my initials to win the Money????

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Frances Hashimoto said...

Wats in a name! My initials F.H.! Rhymes wit
To be is not to be! U ask me I want to be the next
Super millionaire n I believe by entering every day
Would bring me closer to becoming a Millionaire! THANK U PCH FOR MAKING ME FEEL GOOD
ABOUT MYSELF! Wishing Everyone who’s into PCH
Good LUCK! Aloha, Hawaii n Proud, Aloha, Fanny!

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Sidney Beech said...

add your comment here My iniatials are S.B. Thanks

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Paul Elorreaga said...

Have been unable to sign in on PCHserach&win with the password I have on the TOKEN account. Could you plese let me have a tempory password to be able to log in.

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Frances Hashimoto said...

My name F.H. For; FRANCES HASHIMOTO !

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Louise Pete said...

I need to win because my home is falling apart it would be a god send if you all stop by i am praying very hard i could really use it to fix my house.

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dora tucker said...

l pray i win everything thank you pch

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Louise Pete said...

A name is what ever you want it to be .MY NAME MAKE ME SPECIAL BECAUSE I AM SPECIAL IF I AM RICH OR POOR I AM STILL SPECIAL THAT’S WHAT MY NAME MAKE ME VERY SPECIAL.NO BRAG JUST FACT.MY MOM GAVE IT TO ME .I DON’T LIKE MY NAME BUT I LOVE MY MOM SO I WILL KEEP IT.

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John Adebisi said...

I love to be a winner today.

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William said...

Ok, who won?

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SR said...

Hi PCH, I do hope my entry is in for the initials win entry. PCH, I am wishing myself good luck in advance.

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Stephanie Carlisle said...

Is it in intials My is S.C for $ 100.00 ?

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dora tucker said...

my name dora tucker does it match

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Regina Rodarte said...

R R are my initials. My name is Regina Rodarte I hope I can win This I’m not a money person but I could really use it or some of it just get ahead

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Angela Mason said...

Hi my name Angela Mason I would love to win. HOW DO I KNOW IF I AM THE WINNER. On August 31 sure hope to win.

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Sidney Beech said...

add your comment here Will my initials S.B. win. Thanks

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Margaret McQueen said...

my letters are MM I want to win 100.00 dollars

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Martha Garriott said...

My number is 2231 so can I get the $150 to me

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Margaret McQueen said...

Margaret McQueen I want to win the 1000.00 dolars MM

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Bonnie McCrady said...

Just wanted say. I hope i win wether its $100 or 100 million. I really gladly accept. I could use it no matter amount every little or big amount will be appreciated. Thank you.

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Martha Garriott said...

My name is Martha Garriott and my Giveaway #2231. I would very much like to get the money

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Frances Hashimoto said...

What’s In A Name Of Which Is A Rosé?
Well my name is FRANCES Hashimoto , N
I’m waiting n entering every day to C my
Roses, BALLONS n that Big Check ready to
Start my FUTURE! I Love PCH!aloha, Fanny….!

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Frances Hashimoto said...

I LOVE PCH, MAKE ME A MILLIONAIRE !

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Frances Hashimoto said...

Thank U PCH for having such a beautiful mine
N giving to everyone around tis Globe.
N mostly making a Big Life Change in everyone’s
Life! May God Bess n yours in every way possible!
ThankU.aloha!

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Martha Garriott said...

My name is M G Giveaway #2231 and I would love to get the $5,000

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Donna McCasline said...

my name is Donna McCasline did I win?

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Doris Hutchins said...

Here My Initials is DH
and here My answer for the questions?
1. DANIELLE LAM
2. TODD SOLANE
3. DAVE SAYER

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Glenda Perez said...

My Initial is G.P let me win $7,000.00 a week for life on April 30th,I be here in California please PCH knock my door I need you too much as soon

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Pat Page said...

last year PCH said someone with the initials PP would be winning something (the person was to live in the Phila area so who was that person ???????? thank you Pat

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Patricia Nichols said...

Would I like to put my initials PN Patricia Nichols for $100.00

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Bonnie Bowen said...

My guest is-BIG CHECK!
Those are the initials I see!
B C
Bonnie Bowen
B.B.

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Angela Mason said...

MY INITIAL IS A M please let me win big.

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dora tucker said...

i fill out all your entry and play all games for pch it takes 5hrs every morning

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Donna McCasline said...

Happy Easter Every one. It would wonderful to win!

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john limon said...

Rosa or rose

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john limon said...

John Limon initials are J.L.

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