PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Cash 5 jackpot has reached a record high.READ MORE: Pa. State Senator Doug Mastriano Hopes To Issue Election Subpoenas Within 2 Weeks
The prize is now $2.4 million, surpassing the previous all-time high of $2 million. That record was set in 2017 and tied on Thursday.READ MORE: 2 North Side Restaurants To Require Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination
In 2017, three winning tickets shared the $2 million jackpot.
The last time someone hit the Cash 5 jackpot was Feb. 22 when a winning ticket was sold in Beaver County. The jackpot was $500,000 at the time.MORE NEWS: CDC Issues Eviction Ban On Areas With 'Substantial Or High' Transmission Of COVID-19
Cash 5 is the Pennsylvania Lottery’s longest-running jackpot game, going back to 1992.