Local Resident Wins $1M Off Scratch Ticket

Scratch-off lottery ticket | Image by jerrysa

A Granbury resident is the most recent winner of the top prize in the Million Dollar Loteria scratch ticket game, the Texas Lottery announced on Monday.

The winner, who has chosen to remain anonymous, purchased the ticket at an Allsup’s convenience store in Cisco, about an hour-and-a-half drive west of Granbury.

They were the second person to win $1,000,000 in the Million Dollar Loteria game #2511. The scratch-off game tickets are sold in packs of 25 for $20. Each pack contains a guaranteed total prize amount of at least $100.

There are approximately 12,214,400 tickets in the game and over $378.2 million in total prizes. The odds of winning any prize in the game is 1 in 3.29. Prizes range from $20 to $1,000,000.

A previous winner claimed the game’s first $1,000,000 prize in June. That ticket was sold at an H-E-B grocery store in Houston.

Game #2511 of the Million Dollar Loteria offers 10 top prizes of $1,000,000 and 42 prizes of $20,000.

Million Dollar Loteria is just one of the many games the Texas Lottery offers. Other games available include Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto Texas, All or Nothing, Texas Two Step, Pick 3, Daily 4, and Cash Five, as well as a variety of scratch tickets.

Since the Texas Lotto began in 1992, it has generated $37.5 billion in revenue for the state and distributed $82 billion in prizes to players. Since 1997, The Texas Lottery has added $31.6 billion to the state’s Foundation School Fund to support public education.

North Texans have been very “lucky” so far this year. In May, an Arlington resident won $7.5 million in the Lotto Texas game. In June, a Weatherford resident won $8 million in a Quick Pick game. That same month, a winner from Dallas snagged a $1 million prize in the Mega Millions game. Last month, a McKinney resident won $17 million in the Lotto Texas game.

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