Man claims $1 million lottery prize about to expire

Each Mega Millions or Powerball draw people are asked to check their tickets carefully, since they may be winners of a millionaire prize, but there are careless people who do not, like the case of a Texas man who was a millionaire and didn’t know it.

According to a report, a Plano resident claimed a Mega Millions prize worth $1 millionwhich had no owner until the man realized he had a winning ticket, the Texas Lottery said Monday

Who was the winner of a $1 million prize in Mega Millions?

The ticket was from a draw held on July 29, 2022 and was scheduled to expire on January 25, 2023. Lottery officials said that the ticket was purchased at RaceTrac #099, located at 1100 W. Park Blvd. in Plano.

The winning ticket was a Quick Pick who matched the five white ball numbers drawn (13-36-45-57-67), but not the Mega Ball number (14), so he couldn’t take the whole bag.

The winner chose to be anonymous. Another winning ticket from the same draw was also sold but has yet to be claimed. It was purchased at Fuel Maxx #47, located at 420 University Drive in Prairie View.

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Texas lottery officials said the Deadline to claim the $1 million prize is Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 5 pm local time.

The ticket holder can claim the prize at any Texas Lottery Authorized Center. The ticket holder may also claim the prize by mail.

The officials of the Texas Lottery They said the ticket, along with the claim form, must be postmarked on or before January 25 and mailed to this address:

Texas Lottery Commission

ATTENTION: Austin Claims Center PO Box 16600 Austin, Texas 78761-6600.

Mega Millions has the fifth largest purse in history

Meanwhile, lottery players will once again have the chance to win over $1 billion after no one won the $940 million Mega Millions jackpot on Friday night.

The Tuesday’s prize is the fifth largest in the country’s history. No one won the jackpot, but five tickets matched the first five numbers to win $1 million. Two were sold in New York; the others were sold in Florida, Maryland, and New Jersey.

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