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Massive $227 million lottery-winning ticket sold in Cedar Park Tuesday

Posted at 4:19 PM, Sep 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-25 17:23:45-04

A $227 million jackpot-winning ticket for the Mega Millions® drawing held Tuesday was sold in Texas.

The Quick Pick ticket matched all six of the numbers drawn with a 6-14-24-42-46, Mega Ball 9 ticket.

The only jackpot-winning ticket for the drawing was purchased at Lakeline Express Mart, located at 2004 N. Lakeline Blvd., in Cedar Park.

The retailer is eligible to receive a $1 million retailer bonus for selling this jackpot-winning ticket.

The cash value option was selected at the time of purchase and the claimant will receive $157,091,592, the largest prize ever paid out to a single Texas Lottery® player.

The prize has not yet been claimed. The winner has 180 days from the draw date to claim the prize.

“We look forward to meeting Texas’ newest millionaire and we are excited to have another Mega Millions jackpot winner here in Texas,” said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery. “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.”

This is the 13th Mega Millions jackpot winner in Texas and first since October 2016 when It Will Buy Me a Boat Revocable Trust Dated November 17, 2016, Garon R. Horton, Trustee, of Rockwall, claimed a $49 million advertised prize.