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Do People Tell You PCH Is Fake?

Publishers Clearing House has given away millions in prizes, so don’t pay attention to the laughing skeptics who tell you PCH is fake!

Mark Johnson PCH Winner

When recent Million Dollar SuperPrize winner Mark Johnson told us that some friends scoffed at him for entering the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes almost every day, I couldn’t help but think of that old song “They All Laughed.”

The song lyric goes …

“They all laughed at Christopher Columbus when he said the earth was round.

They all laughed when Edison recorded sound.

They all laughed at Wilbur [Wright] and his brother when they said that man could fly …”

The lyric continues to cite various myths that were happily proven wrong, then ends with …

“Ha ha ha: Who’s got the last laugh now!”

Well, I can’t tell you exactly how many PCH Sweepstakes winners have had “the last laugh.”  But I know I’ve met hundreds of them.  And – ha ha ha! — they couldn’t wait to show their skeptical friends The Big Check and the PCH video of their “winning moments.”

Believe me, those Big Checks – worth thousands, even millions of dollars! — have a way of converting those skeptics into faithful PCH Sweepstakes entrants mighty fast.

I know that you blog readers don’t need proof that real people really win; but I also know that from time to time you could use some encouragement to “keep the faith” and keep entering.  The best advice I can give you is to quote Elizabeth Warfield, our May 7 winner of $20,000.00:

“Don’t give up! Enter every day – like I did.”

Elizabeth Warfield PCH Winner

Good luck, and here’s hoping you have “the last laugh.”

Dave Sayer 
PCH Prize Patrol Ambassador

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    1. Hi Rebecca! Just so you know, you never have to pay a fee to claim a prize you may have won from PCH, for any reason. It’s important to know also that PCH does not contact winners of a major prize privately via phone, text, email, mail, or on Social Media. If anyone asks you for money for any reason to claim a prize, you can be sure they’re a scammer. Please don’t give them any money, or any personal information! You can read more about these kinds of scams here: If you do have a scammer contact you please report them to us at this link: Have a great day, and stay safe!