HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Lottery reports that 50 different area players claimed prizes of $1,000 or more during the month of February.

In total, winners claimed $68,272 in prizes of $1,000 or more, according to the website. The top winners were Joseph Lutcavage, of Mount Carmel, and Brenda Spieles, of Ashland, who each claimed two prizes of $2,500 each in the Big 4 numbers game.

Winners, by town name, are:

Ashland

- James P. O'Conner, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

- Walter M. Jurgill, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

- Brenda Spieles, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

- Kenny Neumeister, $1,700, Quinto, $1 bet.

Catawissa

- Helen M. Lindenmuth, $1,005, Match 6, $1 bet.

- Richard G. Hernandez, $1,000, Lucky In Love, $5.

- Diane McCormick, $1,000, Platinum Millions, $20.

- Walter F. Kozlowski, $1,000, Snowball Bucks, $3.

- Laura S. Weaver, $1,000, The Price is Right, $5.

Coal Township

- James B. Neidig, $1,022, Match 6, $1 bet.

- Chad M. Brokenshire, $1,000, Pennsylvania Millionaires Club, $20.

- Jared Carpenter, $1,000, Pennsylvania Millionaires Club, $20.

- Robert MacMinn, $1,000, Pennsylvania Millionaires Club, $20.

- Joyce E. Schwartz, $1,000, Pennsylvania Millionaires Club, $20.

- Dolores A. Janovich, $1.000, Platinum Millions, $20.

Danville

- Albert Cihocki, $1,000, $, $5.

- Janice A. Kozlowski, $1,000, $, $5.

- Tiani K. Ritter, $1,000, $250,000 A Year for Life, $10.

- George W. Hendricks, $1,000, 10X Cash, $10.

- Joseph R. Koons, $1,000, Lucky In Love, $5.

- Christine Freeman, $1,000, Pennsylvania Millionaires Club, $20.

- William J. Handerhan, $1,000, Pennsylvania Millionaires Club, $20.

- Dominic E. Mottern, $1,000, Pennsylvania Millionaires Club, $20.

- Joseph E. Showers, three wins of $1,000, Pennsylvania Millionaires Club, $20.

- Louann Dewalt, $1,000, Platinum Millions, $20.

- Earl R. Bowersox, $1,000, Trim the Tree, $10.

Elysburg

- Earl L. Klingman, $1,000, Aces High, $5.

- Gerald E. Strausser, $1,000, Lucky In Love, $5.

Kulpmont

- Wade Smink, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

- Brett A. Kalbarchick, $1,000, Pennsylvania Millionaires Club, $20.

Locust Gap

- Marcus M. Gallagher, $1,000, $, $5.

- Beth F. Brinkash, $1,000, Pennsylvania Millionaires Club, $20.

- Victor T. Lisieski, $1,000, Pennsylvania Millionaires Club, $20.

- Michael Novotny Jr., $1,000, Pennsylvania Millionaires, $20.

Mount Carmel

- Pauline Shutt, $2,500, Cash 5, 50-cent bet.

- Joseph Lutcavage, two wins of $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

- Christine Shearn, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

- Walter F. Kozlowski, $1,000, $, $5

- George M. Mall, $1,000, $, $5.

- Kermit Steigerwalt, $1,000, Double Shot, $2.

- Richard Beierschmitt, $1,000, Pennsylvania Millionaires Club, $20.

- Susanne Fatra, $1,000, Platinum Millions, $20.

- Donna M. Kehler, $1,000, The Price is Right, $5.

Shamokin

- Raymond Zalewski, $1,012, Match 6, $1 bet.

- Robert Naylor, $1,006, Match 6, $1 bet.

- Fred Markle, $1,000, Alpha, $3.

- Jerome J. Switaj, $1,000, Extreme Green, $10.

- Paul Leasure, $1,000, Trim the Tree, $10.

Wilburton

- John Knoblis Jr., $1,027, Match 6, $1 bet.