Robert Slusaw, 77, of Emmaus claimed the Cash 5 lottery ticket worth $496,018 that was sold at the Hess Express at 4002 Chestnut St. in Upper Milford, according to a story in the Express-Times.
Patch asked Slusaw for an interview but he declined. So now we're asking you - what would you do with that much money if you were the lucky winner? Tell us in the comments section below.
Slusaw will net about $372,014 after taxes, according to lottery officials. Hess Express receives a $500 bonus for selling the winning Pennsylvania Lottery ticket.
The winning numbers were: 5-7-23-35-43.
Lottery officials said that Lehigh County players won $42.2 million in state prizes in fiscal 2010-11. The Pennsylvania Lottery also contributed more than $25.8 million to programs serving the county's older residents.