$15.75 million Lotto Texas® jackpot-winning ticket sold in Houston
AUSTIN, Texas — A $15.75 million jackpot-winning ticket for the Lotto Texas® drawing held on April 13 was purchased at Teddy’s Food Mart, located at 7702 Eastex Freeway, in Houston.
The winning ticket matched all six of the numbers drawn (1-4-10-14-15-26). The cash value option was selected at the time of purchase and the claimant will receive $10,877,968.95. The prize has not yet been claimed. The winner has 180 days from the draw date to claim the prize.
“If you have the winning ticket, we encourage you to sign the ticket, put it in a safe place, seek financial and legal advice, and call the Texas Lottery before coming to Austin to claim the prize. We look forward to meeting you,” said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery.
The winning Lotto Texas jackpot started as a $5 million prize on Jan. 16 and rolled 25 times before being hit. In addition to the jackpot-winning prize, 55,980 Lotto Texas tickets, including those with the Extra! add-on feature, won lower-tier prizes ranging from $11,005 to $2 for the same drawing. The jackpot for the next Lotto Texas drawing on Wednesday, April 17, will reset to $5 million.
Lotto Texas is played by picking six numbers from one to 54 and offers multimillion-dollar jackpots. Drawings are every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:12 p.m. CT. For $1 more per play, a player can select the Extra! add-on feature and win up to $10,000 more on non-jackpot prizes.
About the Texas Lottery
Beginning with the first ticket sold in 1992, the Texas Lottery has generated $29 billion in revenue for the state and distributed $60 billion in prizes to lottery players. Since 1997, the Texas Lottery has contributed $23 billion to the Foundation School Fund, which supports public education in Texas. As authorized by the Texas Legislature, certain Texas Lottery revenues benefit state programs including the Fund for Veterans’ Assistance.
Since the first veterans’ themed scratch ticket game was launched in 2009, the Texas Lottery has contributed more than $110 million for programs supporting Texas veterans. The Texas Lottery provides several entertaining games for lottery players including Powerball® , Mega Millions® , Lotto Texas® , All or Nothing™, Texas Two Step® , Pick 3™, Daily 4™, Cash Five® and scratch ticket games. For more information visit us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube or at www.txlottery.org.
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