Meet Crystal Crawford, Our Newest “Forever” Prize Winner

Everyone asks us, “What if the winner isn’t home when the Prize Patrol arrives?” Well, if you were watching coverage of PCH Pay Day on the PCH Fan Page on Facebook on February 28th, you saw the answer! We find that winner! Knocking on the door of a 5th floor apartment in Queens, NY, the […]

Meet Howard Hickman, Our Newest Million Dollar SuperPrize Winner!

Who knew that a house that looked so quiet on February 5 at 2:30 PM could – just a few minutes later – be the scene of life-changing excitement?  Well, that’s what happens when the PCH Prize Patrol comes to call.  For a retired accountant, that ordinary day suddenly turned into a euphoric experience never […]

Meet Eddie Hargraves, Our Newest Million Dollar SuperPrize Winner

When we surprised Eddie Hargraves of Oklahoma City, OK, on January 14 we must have knocked his socks off.  Not just because we were delivering a Big Check worth $1 Million, but because he came to the door barefoot — in a t-shirt and shorts ready to take a nap. “How ya doin’ today?” we […]

Meet Judy Tschantz, Our Newest Million Dollar SuperPrize Winner

“No, no, no!” exclaimed Judy Tschantz at the front door of her home near Ann Arbor, Michigan. There stood the PCH Prize Patrol — with roses, balloons and a Big Check with her name on it!  Yes, yes, yes!  “This is your lucky day” we assured her as we declared Judy the newest winner of […]

A Debate Between Santa and the Prize Patrol

As Christmas approaches I always remember a long-form TV commercial idea that some advertising colleagues cooked up for PCH but which we never produced. It parodied the debates seen on “crossfire” talk shows and featured me – as head of the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol arguing with Santa Claus as to who has the better job. The […]

Meet Doug Butcher, Our Newest “Forever” Prize Winner

On yet another wonderful “PCH Pay Day” (October 26) the PCH Prize Patrol was on Florida’s east coast to award our new “Forever” Prize Winner Douglas Butcher.  With a little help, we tracked him down in a wooded park a few blocks from the modest apartment complex where he rents a single room.  There he […]