Is Publishers Clearing House Real?

Real Prize Winner Answers Question “Is Publishers Clearing House Real?”


Hello PCH Fans!

Have you ever experienced something that seemed almost too good to be true? Something so fantastic that people shake their heads and say, “No way. That never happens!”

Well, welcome to a real Publisher Clearing House winner’s life, a life I’ve happily enjoyed since my big win in August 2008! But truth be told, it started even BEFORE my big win in August of 2008. I’ve always had a little bit of a lucky streak. Whenever there was a local raffle or a contest, I would tend to win something. Then in 2008, I started entering the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes through PCHSearch&Win. After a few months, I instantly won an Amazon Gift Card. I remember turning around my laptop and showing my husband the notification and my name scrolling on the bottom of the screen. Granted, Scott knows all about my lucky streak, so it wasn’t too surprising when that happened. Later on that year, my entering really paid off when the Prize Patrol showed up in my door months later in August.

Have you seen my winning moment? If you haven’t, definitely take a look HERE. Look especially at the “Behind the Scenes” work the Prize Patrol did to find me. You’ll find them being interviewed by Toledo’s local media and getting reactions from workers from the nursing home near our local florist. Funnily enough, my husband’s grandmother was a resident of that nursing home at the time! All she knew was that someone in the area had won the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes. Can you imagine her surprise when she realized it was ME?

Fast forward to a few months after my win. Dave Sayer called me and asked if I would like to share my story officially and become PCH’s Goodwill Ambassador. I said, “OF COURSE!” and I’ve been corresponding with fans ever since. I get asked A LOT of questions, and every so often, someone questions whether it’s all real — whether I really won a $1 Million SuperPrize from Publishers Clearing House.

I’m here to assure you that that is IT IS REAL, VERY REAL! Publishers Clearing House did make me One Million Dollars richer, and it changed my whole life!

Want more proof? Check out PCH’s Winners Circle. Here you can find a list of winners from all over the country. And at PCHTV, you can watch REAL winners and their REAL reactions! Some are completely floored, others are as cool as a cucumber. How would YOU react?

So fans, if anyone ever asks you “Is Publishers Clearing House real?” please tell them YES! And please keep entering — the next real prize winner could be YOU!


Natalie Bostleman
2008 SuperPrize Winner
PCH Goodwill Ambassador

Twitter: Natalie at PCH
Facebook: Natalie Bostleman

P.S. Reminder: The Prize Patrol is awarding a big $15,000.00 prize today! Stay tuned to Danielle Lam’s PCH Prize Patrol Fan Page for clues all day long!

P.P.S. Thanks for playing our Find The Difference Game yesterday! You all did SUCH a good job with your guesses! For those of you who couldn’t find all the differences, here are the answers…

  1. Color of Danielle’s shoes
  2. Color of Dave’s pants
  3. Prize amount on Big Check
  4. Color of upper left balloon
  5. Prize Patrol Patch on Todd’s blazer
  6. Knocker on door

224 thoughts on “Is Publishers Clearing House Real?”

  1. Carla Michelle Antee says:

    We will see

  2. lynese says:

    The reason I decided to play is after going to school and working two jobs I had nothing to lose. I graduated school and now have a new position and my car is giving me havock. I will not let that block my way. I want to help myself and others that are less fortunate. Unconditional love I do believe in. That’s why I am asking if pchh is real .

  3. Kimberly weeks says:

    I plray its me!!! I want to win it all :)

  4. deborah says:

    there so may people entering the sweepstake and every one has a chance you just got to keep trying and not give up PCH has made a lot of real people happy
    do not give up

  5. Wendy Schade says:

    Don’t believe it I think its fake really only rich win if its not fake I live in a dump falling apart around me drive a piece of junk yea only the rich you can fake testimonials easy I just play to prove its fake

  6. Carla Michelle Antee says:

    Let’s see if the are real nice people the are private people

  7. San juanita says:

    Today may13 our 30th annvy.June 30 my hubby’s bday. What a surprise it would be if we won. Bless us this day o lord.

  8. Margaret Olewnik says:

    I play often and I do purchase also. Been playing, buying and hoping for several years (including my 84 year old parents playing since I was a child) and have never seen or heard of anyone even near me winning, can’t help but wonder.

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