Friday, February 3, 2023

Texas $1,000,000 winner about to lose prize during Mega Millions draw

The Texas Lottery reported that the person who won $1,000,000 during the Mega Millions draw held on July 29 is going to lose it if he does not claim it before 5:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 25.

The ticket matched five numbers and was purchased 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 winner can claim the prize at any Texas Lottery Claim Center. Even the ticket holder can claim the prize by mail. The ticket, along with a claim form, must be postmarked on or before the ticket expiration date 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,” Texas Lottery CEO Gary Greif said earlier in a statement. “We encourage our Mega Millions players to revisit their tickets, double-check the numbers and, if their numbers match, Sign the back of the ticket before claiming your prize at a Texas Lottery Claim Center.”

The holder of a ticket forfeits any claim to a prize for a Raffle game after the expiration of the 180th day from the date of 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.

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