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#WinnerWednesday: Archie J. Becomes A $25,000 Winner And A True PCH Believer

Dave Sayer of Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol suspected retiree Archie Joseph would be at his modest home in Southfield, Michigan as he crept up to the door with roses and balloons in hand. Oh, and a Big Check for $25,000 from PCH and Club Vegas – Real Vegas Slots!

When he beckoned Archie to come out, Archie was speechless. As with all PCH prize winners, Archie was not notified in advance that Dave was about to show up on his doorstep. “Oh my goodness, my goodness,” he repeated, holding his hand over his heart in astonishment. “I’ve been playing a long time, every day, and keeping my fingers crossed.” He was thrilled at the sight of the Big Check, even declaring he would go so far as to display it on the porch “to advertise that this is REAL, believe me.”

“We know you’ve been playing a long time, and it paid off!” said Dave. “Some people don’t believe this really happens. What would you say to them?”

Answered Archie, “Believe me it is real. In capital letters, THIS IS REAL.”

“You have to believe,” he continued. “You have to have trust. You have to have faith. To me, this is a total shock. But today, you’ve made me a true, true believer.”

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!

So Many 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. Oh yes, it’s true!!! I’ve seen it with my own eyes! A neighbor up the street from me did! So happy for her! I was very surprised to see them in my neighborhood!