What Is A Publishers Clearing House Giveaway Number?

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Our PCH friends are very important to us! So, when we noticed that some of you were asking the question ― what is a Publishers Clearing House Giveaway Number? ― we wanted to clear things up right away!

The first thing I did was track down our Sweepstakes Manager, Maryann Carter. If anyone can explain the ins and outs of PCH Giveaway Numbers, she can! Maryann responded, “Please tell your readers that the process of assigning the numbers is actually quite simple. When we start a new Giveaway here at Publishers Clearing House, it is assigned a Giveaway Number.

Maryann continued, “These numbers are assigned consecutively and help us to easily identify and distinguish the promotions from each other. Right now, there are dozens of sweepstakes promotions of various amounts being promoted by Publishers Clearing House and they each have their own unique Giveaway Number.”

Then, I asked Maryann to explain more about our current ongoing SuperPrize Giveaway ― Giveaway Number 1830.

She explained, “Sometimes our friends might get a little confused because they see different upfront prize amounts associated with Giveaway Number 1830 in our promotions. But, the fact is, Giveaway No. 1830 can be promoted with different prize amounts. For example, our recent February 28th prize event was $5,000.00 A Week “Forever”. Now, the current SuperPrize Promotion is $1 Million Every Year For Life. Both of these SuperPrize promotions are under Giveaway Number 1830.”

She continued, “Whenever we take a “Special Early Look” for a winner, we’re prepared to award the prize as offered to an entrant with a matching winning number.” She added, “If a matching winning number is not found, we’re often approved to hold a second chance drawing for an alternate prize. You see, all of our Giveaways have end dates. But since our Executive Team is all about winning, they often authorize a number of ‘Special Early Look Events,’ where we take a look for a Millionaire winner before a Giveaway officially ends.”

Here are some of our winners from Giveaway Number 1830:

Elise Gutierrez of La Place, LA won $1 Million won February 28, 2013.
Rory Bellamy of Cleveland, OH won $1 Million on November 30, 2012.
John Wyllie of White City, OR won $5,000 A Week “Forever” on August 31, 2012.

And, friends, just so you know, Maryann explained that whenever a Millionaire-Making SuperPrize is awarded, the funds are replenished so Giveaway No. 1830 can continue.

Well, I hope that cleared up the question of ― What Is A Publishers Clearing House Giveaway Number?

Remember, we’re always here to answer WHATEVER questions you may have about PCH! So if you have any other questions, please comment below and let us know!

All the best,

Elaina R.
PCH Online Creative


733 thoughts on “What Is A Publishers Clearing House Giveaway Number?”

  1. Congrats to Greg Garsia Lucky Guy another New winner From Pch I’m Very Happy for AllGod Bless and God Bless your Family Greg Garsia

  2. Rubakhalid says:

    Congrats All march winners.I m so happy for all good luck.i wish i win some day.i enterd daily and would love to win just say LOVE LOVE LOVE PCH.I M THE BIG FAN OF PCH ♥ MY # IS 1830

  3. Robert Kiss says:

    Like always I would like to thank PCH for being so help full again. I am so honored to know such a awesome Company where all the employees are welling to help each and every one of us. Thank you all for an out standing job you are doing for all of us. May the good Lord bless each and every one of you at PCH. Thank you again for the information we just received.

  4. deborah says:

    Good information!:}

  5. Jorge Ramirez says:

    gosh, just dreaming on what that would do to my life.. hahaha but its fun to have a chance and dreaming of the chances you have and its FREE! but there’s been a lot of people getting mad for not wining and my advice keep trying you guys , you just never know!

  6. Ricardo W. says:

    Is the promotion for $100,000 a week for a year Real? Or the $10 million sweepstakes with the two payout options, is that real?

    1. PCH Staff PCH Staff says:

      Hi Ricardo, PCH is a legitimate sweepstakes company. Over the years, Publishers Clearing House has awarded over $237 Million in prizes to people all over the United States and Canada. To see some of those winning moments, visit http://www.pchtv.com. PCH Sweepstakes winners are chosen at random, and each entry has the same chance of winning. You never know who will become the next BIG winner, so don’t lose hope!

      - Jussie W. at PCH

  7. Jorge Ramirez says:

    thanks a lot for clearing things up with the prize number issue there were at points i didn’t get what they all meant but now i do :] little information helps but overall good job guys you guys are on a roll today :]

  8. Michelle Eaton says:

    I was to win so I can redo or build us a new home

  9. sherry perotto says:

    how do you choose the winners?

    1. PCH Staff PCH Staff says:

      Hi Sherry, winners are selected randomly. All Giveaways are conducted by Giveaway Supervisors and overseen by independent auditors. We have no idea, in advance, who the winners might be. You can read more about this process on our blog here: http://blog.pch.com/blog/2011/02/24/how-is-the-pch-superprize-winner-selected/

      - Jussie W. at PCH

  10. Karen Shelton says:

    Congrats to Greg Garcia, another new winner from PCH. I am very HAPPY for you and your family.

    Thanks PCH for making another family happy.

    Enjoy your winnings.

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