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#WinnerWednesday: PCH Newbie Tangie P. Of Dunnellon, Florida Doubles Over After Winning $100,000

When Dave Sayer of Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol surprised Tangie Pate and her husband, Mike Davis, on their property in Dunnellon, Florida, Tangie doubled over and started laughing with excitement as soon as she saw the balloons and back of the Big Check worth $100,000. Tangie posed playfully with the Big Check. “Don’t I look lovely?” she asked. “This is amazing… I literally just got laid off from my job two weeks ago.” Tangie said that, although just a beginner, she was diligently playing games until one closed and the screen notification read that there was a winner in Florida. “Oh, just let it be me,” she said. “I know they’re going to drive down my driveway!”

The timing of Tangie’s win couldn’t have been better because her brother and sister-in-law are renewing their vows in Jamaica. “We had to cancel because I just lost my job and we didn’t want to spend the money,” said Tangie. “But now we’re going to Jamaica!”

What would Tangie say to people who think people don’t really win at Publishers Clearing House? “I was kind of, sort of one of those people, but I always had hope,” she said. “I believe whatever is meant for me will come to me. Someone has to win. Why not me?”

Do People Really Win Publishers Clearing House?

We get this question all the time, and the answer is a resounding YES! We give away cash and prizes just about every day of the week, and you can read the inspiring and fun stories about previous winners here on the blog. And of course – keep entering!

More Ways To Win!

Looking for more fun ways to collect tokens and enter PCH sweepstakes? If you take any of our brain-tickling, 20-question quizzes at PCHquizzes, you’ll score 200 tokens for each correct answer — that’s a whopping 4,000 tokens per quiz for answering 100% correctly! You can also peruse a short, entertaining slideshow at PCHfrontpage and, if you click through to another slideshow, you’ll bank 1,000 tokens. Pretty easy, right? You’re welcome!

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  1. Awesome win my friend. Tony from Mississippi, Last week United Furniture all together, Without no warning, lay off every one 2700 people lost their jobs in Tupelo Mississippi. I was one of them. I am in it to win it for little over two years. I enter in again and again until I win my friend, and I know I will keep on keeping on till I win. So till then my friend, I’m keeping on, entering in to win.

  2. Welcome to our PCH family Tangie! Now how’s that for beginners luck?! Congratulations Sweetie! I know God will bless you with a better job now because look how He blessed you and looked after you when you lost yours. Thank you LORD and PCH! YOU ARE THE BEST!!!