$47M winning Lotto Texas ticket claimed in Seguin
HOUSTON – Welp, someone just became $47 million richer after claiming a jackpot-winning Lotto Texas ticket. The ticket was sold at Pic N Pac 10 located at 109 Hwy 123 N. Bypass in Seguin, according to lottery officials. Approximately 46 people were close to getting a piece of that $47 million, but were short by one number, according to lottery officials. READ: A man hit the Powerball jackpot twice in the same day, after playing the exact same numbers for 30 yearsThe highest state jackpot in history was $97 million sold in Dallas in May 2010, according to Texas Lottery. In January, a Laredo resident claimed a Lotto Texas jackpot ticket for $17.5 million.
Lotto Texas grows to $42.75 million, largest jackpot in North America
HOUSTON – This weekend, Texans have the rare chance to win $42.75 million -- the largest jackpot prize in North America, according to Texas Lottery. “Saturday night’s Lotto Texas jackpot is the largest lottery prize available on the continent and can only be won by a Texas Lottery player,” said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery Commission. “We’re hopeful that at least one player wins the biggest jackpot the game has seen in more than a decade this weekend. It only takes one ticket to win.”Previously, the highest jackpot was $97 million sold in Dallas in May 2010, according to Texas Lottery. So far in 2020, there has only been one Lotto Texas jackpot winner, a Laredo resident, who claimed $17.5 million in January.
With no Lotto Texas winner Wednesday, jackpot now at whopping $37.5M
The Lotto Texas jackpot, which was at its largest prize in more than a decade Wednesday night, only got larger after the numbers drew no winners. Wednesday’s jackpot was the fifth-largest jackpot prize in the world. “I look forward to congratulating the biggest Lotto Texas winner since 2010. So far, only one person, a Laredo resident, has won a Lotto Texas jackpot in 2020 claiming $17.5 million for the drawing on Jan 15. The Lotto Texas drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:12 p.m. You can watch the webcast of the official drawing here.
Winning $23.75 million Lotto Texas ticket sold at Montgomery County convenience store
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- A winning Lotto Texas ticket was sold right here in the Houston area.The lucky $23.75 million winning lottery ticket was sold at the Murphy USA store near Highway 105 in Montgomery County.The winning numbers from Wednesday's drawing are 5, 9, 26, 38, 41, and 44.The Texas law allows people who win more than $1 million to stay anonymous. "Some of the legislatures around the country, including Texas, have decided to allow people for security reasons, safety reasons and to possibly shelter someone from trying to scam them out of their money," executive director of the Texas Lottery Commission, Gary Grief, said.abc13.com