HARRISBURG - Area lottery players took home a total of $55,066 in February of prizes of $1,000 or more, according to records released by the Pennsylvania Lottery and the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue.

The list shows 35 different area players won $1,000 in cash prizes from instant scratch-off tickets. The biggest winner of the month was John Mudry, of Shamokin, winning three prizes of $2,500 each in Big 4 drawings.

For the year, lottery winners have claimed $125,466 in prizes of $1,000 or more.

Winners, by town name, are:

Ashland

- John Dubosky, $1,000, $1 Million Spectacular, $20 ticket.

- Kevin Fidler, $1,000, Gold Rush, $3.

- Christopher Evans, $1,000, Holiday Gifts, $5.

- David Rainis, $1,000, Max-A-Million, $20.

- Barbara Petrousky, $1,000, Max-A-Million, $20.

- Shawn Jogo, $1,000, Pyramid Riches, $3.

- Richard Yeager, $1,000, Three Million, $30.

- James Dwyer, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

Catawissa

- Dipakumar Patel, $1,000, Pyramid Riches, $3.

Coal Township

- Jesse Kosmer, $1,000, $1 Million Spectacular, $20.

- Jennifer Dumond, $1,000, $1 Million Spectacular, $20.

- Curt Martin, $1,000, Bingo Star, $5.

- Jesse James, $1,000, Crazy Wild Ca$h, $10.

- Dennis Myers, $1,000, Crazy Wild Ca$h, $10.

- John Barnes, $1,000, Cro$$word 5x, $3.

- Marlene Lukoskie, $1,000, Dublin Dollars, $2.

- Katie Weikel, $1,000, Max-A-Million, $20.

- Kathy Zenuck, $1,000, Win Win Win, $10.

Danville

- Matthew Reedy, $1,000, $10,000 a Month for Life, $5.

- Mark Davis, $1,000, Hot Million, $20.

- Travis Shaffer, $1,000, Max-A-Million, $20.

- Matthew Shultz, $1,000, Three Million, $30.

- Joseph Diehl, $1,010, Match 6, $1.

Elysburg

- Robert Leffler, $1,000, $1,000,000 Diamond Dazzler, $20.

- Brian Derk, $1,000, Max-A-Million, $20.

- Kathy Madara, $1,000, Max-A-Million, $20.

Kulpmont

- Edward Nolter, $1,000, Gold Rush, $3.

- Dennis Hummel, $1,000, Neon 9s, $10.

- Peter Lentini, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

- Sharon Puddy, $1,034, Match 6, $1 bet.

- Barbara Deromedi, $1,022, Match 6, $1 bet.

Marion Heights

- Michael Boyer, $1,000, Max-A-Million, $20.

- John Yakin, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

Mount Carmel

- Frank Mostik, $1,000, Aces and 8s, $5.

- Margaret Troutman, $1,000, Three Million, $30.

- Adam Poeth, $1,000, Bingo Star, $5.

- Anthony Purpura, $1,000, Max-A-Million, $20.

- Ronald Halcovich, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

Shamokin

- David Marcheski, $1,000, $10,000 a Month for Life, $5.

- Janet Phillips, $1,000, Crossword Time, $3.

- Robert Mayton, $1,000, Three Million, $30.

- Jessica Wilk, $1,000, Three Million, $30.

- John Mudry, three wins of $2,500, Big 4 (night), 50-cent bet.