Friday, March 24, 2023

$1,000,000 winner in Texas didn’t claim the prize personally but could still get it

The winner of $1,000,000 in the Mega Millions draw held on July 29 did not claim his prize in person until 5:00 p.m. ET last Wednesday, January 25, but it is still too early to definitively state that he has claimed this important prize. lost amount.

As in any good story there is always a surprise factor and that is exactly what happened here. It turns out that people who win prizes from the Texas Lottery have the option of claiming the money by filling out a form, which they can send to the lottery by regular mail before the deadline, which in this case is January 25 at 5 p.m. ET. Was. The main requirement is that the postmark be dated before the expiration date.

Precisely for this reason it cannot be clearly said that the person has lost the prize. In addition, the Texas Lottery explained to Telemundo 40 that it currently takes eight to 12 weeks to process claims made by mail.

There is also another possibility if the winner is part of the eligible military personnel then he/she has extra time. Now, if none of these previous options are met, the money goes back to the state to be used in programs that have been authorized by the Texas Legislature.

The winning ticket, whose winner stars in this unsolved mystery, matched five numbers and purchased it at the Fuel Max #47 store located at 420 University Drive in Prairie View, Texas. The lucky winner matched the following numbers: (13-36-45-57-67), but not the Golden Mega Ball number (14).

The Mega Millions drawing on July 29, 2022 was historic as the announced jackpot was $1.28 billion, the second largest in the game’s history.

A ticket holder forfeits any claim to a prize for a Raffle Game after the expiration of the 180th day after the Raffle Game.

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