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Denton Resident Wins $1 Million in Texas Lottery

Millionaire Maker
Millionaire Maker Scratchoff | Image by Texas Lottery

A Denton resident claimed a $1 million ticket in the Millionaire Maker scratch-off ticket game, the Texas Lottery announced Monday.

The winner, who chose to remain anonymous, claimed the winning ticket on June 5, according to NBC 5 DFW.

The winning ticket was sold at Horizon Food Mart, located at 1205 E. University Drive in Denton, close to Texas Women’s University, per the Texas Lottery news release.

This was the seventh of 15 top prizes to be claimed in the Millionaire Maker game, which offers over $200 million in total prize money. Game prizes range from $30 to $1 million. The odds of winning a prize in the scratch-off game are one in 3.54, according to the Texas Lottery. Each packet of 25 scratch-off tickets costs $30.

Since 1992, the Texas Lottery has produced more than $38 billion in revenue for the state and issued more than $86 billion in prize money to winners. The lottery also contributes to the Foundation School Fund, supporting public schools in Texas with $33 billion in donations and counting.

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