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Publishers Clearing House
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Publishers Clearing House and National Magazine Exchange Overview

Total reviews
1687
208
Company responses
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Issues resolved
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Publishers Clearing House and National Magazine Exchange Consumer Ratings

Rank
22 out of 288 in PR and Marketing category
159 out of 488 in Periodicals & Publishing category
Website
26 in category
143 in category
Customer service
18 in category
112 in category
Product or Service Quality
16 in category
128 in category
Diversity of Products or Services
18 in category
144 in category

Publishers Clearing House and National Magazine Exchange Rating Details

Website
2.6 (461 reviews)
1.7 (34 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...money on PCH many times, entering a contest to win big, and even for the $100 prize of being 1st on the 24 Hour a Day KENO Leaderboard Contest at their Game Website,, playing what PCH calls KENO for 24 hours straight, the whole day with the highest game score, playing the same game that all the players are playing at the same time, (there is no brain needed to play the game or knowledge needed, they are actually all playing the same so-called Keno Games unless they slip up and miss one game or one...

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I told the advertiser/representative that called me I didn't want the service so we continued on with conversation. Finally I gave him a credit card number that I knew wasn't going to allow him to get anything more than what he stated that day which $4.95. That amount went went through but he tried...

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Customer service
2.5 (433 reviews)
1.5 (41 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Lotto, Slots, Instant Win, Scratch and Win and last Sweepstakes are all not running and prompt to log-in again never ends ! 14 times is ridiculous ! Your customer service is useless ; complain and get a survey instead. I don't want a survey ; I want to play my games. Your last update has screwed up my...

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...PayPal ruled in their favor and now they have my money ad are claiming that they cancelled and that they don't have my money! EXTRAORDINARILY RUDE customer service..

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Product or Service Quality
2.4 (432 reviews)
1.6 (42 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

What they offer is generally low quality merchandise if you shop around you can find many of the same items at other vendors for as good or better prices and either low cost or free shipping. The only good thing I can say about them is when I received one item broken in shipping a couple of years...

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...my 2 cents: only way to stop these economic terrorists is to very politely decline to give out your info, (the key is to play them along and not lose your temper) and then cheerfully say something like "You know, I have some older friends who'd LOVE your product: here's their phone numbers"..

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Diversity of Products or Services
2.7 (418 reviews)
1.7 (39 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Publisher clearing house never paid me any of the super prizes they offered me, but they got a lot of money from me just over 20,000 dollars paid for their products they send in the mail me and my girlfriend played never won anything. I am a pch vip for years I have 337,638,370 tokens I have earned...

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I read the reviews and complaints about National Magazine Exchange. But I decided to call anyway. No sooner then the representative asked for my name and ID number. I flat out told him I read your company take and sale people information is that true?? That was the end of the call. His response was...

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Publishers Clearing House and National Magazine Exchange Pros and Cons

Pros
  • No comment
  • All the fun
  • Ability to enter to win
  • Nice reading
  • Great customer service
Cons
  • Unethical
  • False claims of winning
  • Ability to enter to win
  • Customer service
  • Refused to listen to the word no
  • Refused the no word

Publishers Clearing House and National Magazine Exchange Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

Upon entering instant scratch offs site said contact pch and type "too many redirects"

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5

Just had to say it. Looks scandalous to me torn and round filed. Thanks for the input yoaall. My things go well in...

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5

Why can't I play PCHLOTTO? For the past several days now its not allowing me to summit my numbers. What gives...

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5

They call you these teleamarkaters and they nag at you to buy magazines that you have no use for then they call some...

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Publishers Clearing House and National Magazine Exchange Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

Ok Iv won in games now were is my money!??????

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1

Got a call from National Renewal Exchange to renew my magazines. Thought it was my magazine service; Magazine Renewal...

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1

Publishers clearing house misrepresented itself, on it's website and sent me to sites for what I thought were just...

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1

I just got a letter from NME saying that I had a returned payment from my bank and that I owe them 51.59 this is after...

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Publishers Clearing House and National Magazine Exchange Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
No votes

I've been told that i was a million dollar winner i have sent over 3,000 dollars already to scammer and i just want to...

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Don't have the money at this time

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1

Hello, My name is Thomas Jefferson Orcutt and I just finished law school and was contact by PCH because I been playing...

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1

I told the advertiser/representative that called me I didn't want the service so we continued on with conversation....

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Publishers Clearing House and National Magazine Exchange Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes (438 reviews)
  • Publishers Clearing House Game (91 reviews)
  • Publishers Clearing House Customer Care (65 reviews)
  • National Magazine Exchange Subscription (67 reviews)
  • National Magazine Exchange Sweepstakes (10 reviews)
  • National Magazine Exchange Customer Care (6 reviews)