Monday, October 2, 2023

Lottery player loses $1 million by not collecting his winnings on time

A lottery player who won a $1 million prize lost all the money. This is because he did not collect it before the ticket expired.

The winning ticket was from the Mega Millions game and was purchased in the city of Ames, Iowa last year.

The buyer had until Wednesday, September 6, 4:00 p.m. to claim the price.

Since the winner did not collect it, the money was returned to the lottery fund where it is used to pay out other prizes or to conduct game promotions.

The Filling Station and Gateway Express store at 2400 University Street was the one that sold the millionaire prize ticket.

The player had managed to match the first five numbers of the September 6, 2022 draw, namely: 6-17-46-59-68.

Only one number failed, the Mega Ball, which was 2.

It should be noted that prizes exceeding $250,000 must be collected in person. at the Iowa Lottery headquarters located in the town of Clive.

There are two lottery jackpots in the same state that have also not been claimed.

One of these is a Powerball ticket that won a $150,000 prize in the October 29, 2022 raffle. The winner of this prize has until October 30th this year to collect it.

The other ticket is also a Powerball and also won $150,000. This was purchased on November 5, 2022 and expires on November 6, 2023.

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