The “Big Check” – every PCH fan knows what it is and hopes to receive one. It’s so well known that we named it “Lucky.” I hear being on the road with “Lucky” is an interesting adventure, so I’m going to share three things you didn’t know about traveling with a “Big Check.”
Recently I spoke with Matt the Stats Man, who is also a PCH Prize Patrol member, and he told me a few interesting anecdotes about our famous “Big Check,” and what it’s like to be on the road with it. I was surprised, and I think you will be too!
It’s wrapped up in a big envelope and sent to wherever the Prize Patrol is landing.
We store it in a special closet at the front of the plane! The flight staff is always more than accommodating with this request. But don’t worry, it’s in a large protective envelope to protect it and help keep the winner’s name a secret!
We have a high-resolution file that we can email to a local printing house near the winner’s location so that we can have a copy made right then and there. In those rare cases, the PCH Prize Patrol writes in the winner’s name by hand. We don’t want anyone to know who the winner is until the very last moment!
Pretty neat, right? Did you guys know any of those fun facts? Have you heard others? Well, one thing everyone knows is that if you see the Prize Patrol van driving around your neighborhood, there’s probably a “Big Check” with them.
And if you see them on February 28, 2020, they’ll be awarding $5,000.00 A Week “Forever!” That means $5,000.00 A Week for the winner’s lifetime, and then after that, $5,000.00 A Week for a chosen beneficiary’s lifetime! There’s still time to enter, so make sure you’re in to win!