The Texas Lottery reported this Thursday, Dec. 22, that two people who purchased tickets that won $1 million in prizes during the Mega Millions draw held on July 29 have not yet claimed them and as the days go by , Time is Running Out.
Lucky winners will be able to shop at 1100 W. Park Blvd. in Plano. Purchase tickets at Racetrack #099 located in Texas and at Fuel Max #47 located at 420 University Drive in Prairie View, both locations in Texas. The winners matched five numbers (13-36-45-57-67), but not the Golden Mega Ball number (14). The deadline for claiming this Millionaire Prize is Wednesday, January 25, 2023 by 5:00 PM local time.
Each winner may claim the prize at any Texas Lottery Claim Center.
The ticket holder may also claim the prize by mail. Tickets, along with a claim form, must be postmarked on or before the ticket expiration date, January 25, and mailed to the following address:
Texas Lottery Commission
ATTN: Austin Claims Center
PO Box 16600
Austin, TX 78761-6600
If you claim your prize by mail, you will need to allow 8-12 weeks for it to process.
“The Mega Millions drawing on July 29, 2022 was historic: the announced jackpot of $1.28 billion was the second largest in the game’s history, and we certainly look forward to celebrating these Texas Lottery players who turned out to be winners. drawing,” said Gary Groff, CEO of the Texas Lottery. “We encourage our Mega Millions players to revisit their tickets, double-check the numbers and, if their numbers match, to the Texas Lottery Claim Center Please sign the back of the ticket before claiming your prize.”
A ticket holder forfeits any claim to a prize for a Raffle game after the expiration of the 180th day after the Raffle game. The deadline may be extended for some time for certain eligible military personnel. Unclaimed awards for programs authorized by the Texas Legislature are returned to the state.