PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A lot of money is on the line in Thursday night’s Cash 5 lottery drawing.READ MORE: Thomas Rhett Bringing 'Bringing The Bar To You' Tour To Star Lake
Pennsylvania Lottery officials say the $2 million prize is tied for the largest in the game’s nearly 27-year history.
The last $2 million Cash 5 jackpot was shared between three winning tickets back in January of 2017.
Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko said in a press release: “It’s been more than two years since the Cash 5 jackpot has approached this level. Regardless of the jackpot size, we always remind players to please play responsibly.”READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Cold Starts, Not Much Snow Rounds Out The Week
The winning numbers for Thursday’s drawing are: 18-20-21-27-43
The jackpot has been growing since Feb. 22.
That’s when someone in Beaver County matched all five numbers to win a $500,000 jackpot.MORE NEWS: The Impacts Of Freezing Temperatures, Bitter Blast Of Cold Air On At-Home COVID-19 Testing Kits
Cash 5 is the Pennsylvania Lottery’s longest-running jackpot game, going back to 1992.