Did I Really Win From Publishers Clearing House?

Did I Win

One of the most thrilling things about winning a Publishers Clearing House SuperPrize (besides the HUGE windfall) is a surprise visit from the world-famous PCH Prize Patrol.  It’s a huge, unforgettable event. So, if you’ve received some sort of notification that you’re a Big PCH Winner, but you’re left wondering, “Did I really win from Publishers Clearing House,” you may be the intended victim of a scammer pretending to be from PCH. Don’t let that happen!

You see, notifying SuperPrize winners in person has been a PCH tradition for decades.  Real “Winning Moments” are the hallmark of our nationally-televised commercial campaigns. While there is no typical “Winning Moment,” a SuperPrize winner could expect a knock at the door to find the PCH Prize Patrol ready to present them with flowers, balloons, champagne, and of course, the “Big Check,” with the cameras rolling to capture their reaction!

Because Publishers Clearing House is a reputable sweepstakes company that awards all prizes as offered, scammers often use our good name to attempt to rip off unsuspecting people.  Here are three important things to keep in mind to help you protect yourself and answer the question, “Did I really win from Publishers Clearing House?”

Publishers Clearing House Never Contacts Winners By Telephone, Email or Facebook. The famous Prize Patrol loves to surprise our SuperPrize winners in person! In fact, most PCH prizes over $10,000 are awarded by the Prize Patrol. Other big PCH Prizes are awarded either by certified or express letter.

You NEVER Have To Pay To Win. Publishers Clearing House will never ask you to pay a cent to receive a prize. PCH Sweepstakes (and all other legitimate sweepstakes) are absolutely free, that’s the law! So, if you’re asked to wire money, send a prepaid credit card, or provide a credit card number in order to claim a prize, you have not heard from the real Publishers Clearing House.

Still Not Sure? Contact PCH Directly! Unfortunately scammers can be very convincing. Don’t be fooled. If you’re still unsure if you’ve won from Publishers Clearing House, please fill out a Scam Incident Report.

As you may have gathered, if you have to wonder if you really won from Publishers Clearing House, you probably didn’t. We at PCH take Publishers Clearing House scams very seriously and actively work with law enforcement to stop scammers. We hope you’ll do your part to keep yourself informed and stay safe!

All the best,

Elaina R.
PCH Online Creative

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257 thoughts on “Did I Really Win From Publishers Clearing House?”

  1. Douglas Rogers says:

    I will send my son to college I will start my own business and I will see after that I don’t know.

  2. Marcia says:

    I received a phone call from 876-459-4110 (Jamaica) telling me I had won and would receive payment when I sent them $450. I refused thinking it was a scam. I would like very much to win the money, but I just didn’t want to be scammed!!!

  3. I shardai Washington want to win everything

  4. Debby Richardson says:

    I’ve been playing for 38 years now still have not won anything. Starting to think this is a hoax but i continue to play all sweepstakes, lottos, searches and send in the mail entries in hopes i wouls win which would be a God send.
    I came down with cancer last september and the chemo and hospital bills are astrinomical.
    On top of playing catch up on my normal bills now. I dream of being debt free and move into a safer home in a quieter neighborhood but unless my long lifes dream of winning pch comes true, i can forget about the other dreams and becoming debt free for it will take me the rest of my life to get out of the financial hole i now am in.
    Please pch i pray that i win soon. I’m not getting any younger here.w

    1. PCH Staff PCH Staff says:

      Hi Debby, we are ecstatic that you are so dedicated and determined to win BIG with PCH! We want everyone to enjoy their PCH experience, keep in mind the sweepstakes are to be a fun and exciting thing to participate in during your leisure time! We all can understand that the sweepstakes can feel discouraging at times – no doubt! During those times it is pertinent to remind oneself that PCH receives millions of entries – and DAILY at that. With all that said, PCH prides themselves on running a fair and honest sweepstakes. To ensure this they have implemented a 100% random and unbiased winners selection, this helps in creating a level playing field for all participants involved. So don’t lose hope, keep on entering in for a chance to make your dreams a reality! To see all the options one has for submitting their free daily entries, click here: http://bit.ly/Enter-A-PCH-Sweeps. Best of luck to all who enter!

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