Meet Robert Porfidio, Lucky $10,000 PCH Winner!


The Prize Patrol is used to always having a bag packed to go all over the country to surprise a lucky winner with that “big check” as seen on TV. So when we heard we had a $10,000.00 winner we were prepared to get on the road … until we noticed the location was less than an hour from PCH headquarters!  I ran down the hallway to Maryanne Carter’s office and couldn’t believe the winner was from Copiague, NY! Wow!!! So without hesitation, Howie and I began planning the surprise “winning moment” hoping we would find Robert home. Luck was on OUR side that day, as you’ll soon hear.

When Howie and I knocked on Robert’s door that beautiful fall NY morning, we  had our usual anxious moment wondering if the winner would open the door. After a few knocks we thought we were in trouble … until, just in the knick of time, a neighbor saw the camera crew, balloons and big check and realized her neighbor was about to get the surprise of a lifetime! She ran to the side door and found Robert and told him to answer the front door immediately.

Moments later, Robert opened the front door in complete shock. When he saw the “big check” he immediately said “Oh my gosh, I can’t believe it! I’ve been playing all along!” That persistence sure did pay off, in the form of a $10,000 “big check” from Publishers Clearing House!

Watch his touching winning moment now:

As luck would have it, Robert’s family was away and he decided to be the one to stay back to take care of the dogs. If he didn’t make that decision we wouldn’t have found Robert that day … AND if he didn’t make the decision to enter the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes, he never would have won at all!


What decision are YOU going to make? Enter the PCH sweepstakes and you could be making an exciting decision should YOU be our big SuperPrize winner next month. Would you choose $10,000 A Week For Life OR $10 Million All At Once? Comment below and let us know!

Danielle Lam
PCH Prize Patrol Elite

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  1. You are all wonderful you are all angles it’s beautiful for what you do for pepole I JUST PRAY THAT I GET THE chance an the honor to meet the whole prize patrol crew April 27TH or 28TH of 2017 thank for the chance at winning I pray IM picked to soon I’ve never won anything in my life I pray I get a knock at the real soon from the prize patrol crew amen I LOVE YOU all an IM one of your biggest fan ever!!!!

  2. OK so what do I do when I’m being harassed by scamers using your names… I have had over thirty friends request and instagram request in the past three weeks. I’ve reported most of them but they keep coming. How do I get it to stop because I want to delete everything and just be done with it..

    1. Hello Stephen, Thank you very much for reporting the scammers that have contacted you. Stopping them is a team effort and we are happy that you are doing your part. While it may be tempting, we don’t encourage you to interact with them any more than is minimally necessary. Simply tell them that you know they’re not the real PCH and hang up or disconnect your mode of contact with them. To stop scammers from contacting you on Facebook, check out this PCH Blog article: As a reminder, you can report scammers to PCH at this link: Be careful and stay safe everyone!

    1. Hello Ron, keep trying and don’t give up. Your entries have the same chances of winning as every other entry so don’t lose hope. Our winner selection process is completely random and unbiased; there’s no way to know who we’re going to award next.

  3. Congratulation’s Robert Lucky.. YOU this is a true sence of the Word pay Me a Visit, Like everyone else, such as myself Dreams of the Famous Prize Patrol “Envelope Openning” before ME and My Family From Any one of The PCH Prize Patrol Deputies showing Us the “BIG Check” And saying is this YOU…….YES! Sir 🙂