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Does someone really win Publishers Clearing House?

Last Updated: 2nd January, 2020

People Really Do Win Prizes FromPCHSweepstakes
The good news is that Publishers ClearingHouse'ssweepstakes really are legitimate. But thePCHgiveaways are so famous and so many people enter themthat the oddsof winning are exceptionally long—about2.4 billion toone to win theSuperPrize.

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Hereof, how does PCH pick a winner?

Matching Winning Number -WinningSuperPrize numbers are selected at random. PublishersClearingHouse does not know the winning number untilgiveawayend. Throughout the life of the sweepstakes, PublishersClearingHouse assigns SuperPrize numbers tooutgoingBulletins.

Also, who was the winner of Publishers Clearing House today? PCH Publishers Clearing Housewaslive. Congratulations to PCH's newestSuperPrizewinner, Toby Moore of Columbus, OH! Howie and Daveof thePCH Prize Patrol surprised Toby at home todaywith a“Big Check!”

In this way, who won the Publishers Clearing House $5000 a week for life?

Ricky Williams won $5,000 a weekforlife.

How much taxes are taken out of PCH winnings?

Off-the-Top Taxes Part of the taxes on prize moneyyou'llpay will be handled for you, provided you win more than$5,000. TheIRS requires 25 percent to be withheld on any prize ofthat value,which means when you pick up your check, you'll see alower valuethan you'd expected.

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Rafal Suros

Professional

What happens if you're not home when PCH comes?

What Does the PCH Prize Patrol Do IfYouAre Not Home to Receive a Prize? You neverhave toworry that you will forfeit a prize if you arenothome when the PCH Prize Patrol comes tofindyou. If the winner is not home, thePCHPrize Patrol doesn't just leave and drawanotherwinner.

Thanh Bonacasa

Professional

Do PCH winners pay taxes?

Tax Withholding
If the sweepstakes prize is worth morethan$5,000, the sponsor must withhold 25 percent of theprizevalue for federal taxes and may have to withholdstatetaxes as well. You may also have to paystatewithholding up front.

Traci Ruiz De Alda

Professional

How often does PCH pick a winner?

Major prizes of at least $10,000.00 are awardednearlyevery month. PCH SuperPrizes ranging from $1 millionto $10million are awarded at least three times per year. Intotal,Publishers Clearing House awards anywhere from nearly$3million to just over $13 million in prizes annually.

Imperio Parareda

Explainer

Can PCH winners remain anonymous?

PCH does not notify winners bytelephone.You NEVER have to pay to receive your prize.

Torrie Zschischank

Explainer

How do you know if you really won a sweepstakes?

When you win instantsweepstakes,you will find out right away ifyou'vewon a prize. Either a message will pop up onyourscreen letting you know you're a winner, oryou'llreceive an email or text message within a few minutesofentering.

Haizeder Prabhath

Pundit

How does PCH make money?

Our famous prizes are funded primarily bycompanyrevenues derived from the sale of our varied merchandiseandmagazine offers. Of course no purchase is ever necessary toenteror win. Other sources of revenue for the company comefromadvertising on PCH's many onlineproperties.

Karyn Guaman

Pundit

What time does PCH announce the winner on NBC?

Start off with The NBC Nightly News withBrianWilliams. (6:30 or 5:30 PM for most viewers, but check yourlocallistings.) In a Publishers Clearing House commercial,thename of our brand new SuperPrize winner willbeannounced.

Clarivel Joelsohn

Pundit

What is the PCH winner selection list?

The Winner Selection List is theOfficialPublishers Clearing House record of all entries that areeligibleto win a prize within a particular time frame. And rightnow, whenwe use the term “Final” in Final WinnerSelectionList, it means that PCH Giveaway #8800 isending soon,on February 23rd.

Angelico Abarzuza

Pundit

What is PCH com?

Founded in 1953, Publishers Clearing House isamulti-channel direct marketer of value-based consumer productsandmagazines. The company calls attention to its products byprovidingconsumers entry for chance to win sweepstakes prizes. Nopurchaseor payment is ever necessary to enter or win.

Glaucia Borst

Pundit

Who was the last PCH winner?

Joseph Beane and his $1 Million Big Check! JohnWyllie,winner of our first-ever “Forever”Prize!“Forever” Prize winner John Wyllie'sexcitingwinning moment! PCH Prize Patrol with“Forever”Prize winner John Wyllie!

Lobna Codorniu

Teacher

Who won the PCH June 30th prize?

Retired Buffalo Police Officer Won theJune30th PCH SuperPrize! On June 30th thePublishersClearing House Prize Patrol headed to Buffalo, NYtoaward Cedric Littlejohn with the $1MillionSuperPrize.

Narciza Garcia Escribano

Teacher

Does Publishing Clearing House notify winners by phone?

The answer, of course, is NO. We NEVER notifyourmajor SuperPrize winners by telephone that they have won.Ifyou DO receive a phone call from someoneclaimingthat you've won a major prize with PublishersClearingHouse, it's a sure-fire sign that you are the victim ofascam.