A person who won $1,000,000 during the Mega Millions draw held on July 29 is about to lose it if he does not claim it before 5:00 pm on Wednesday, January 25, the Texas Lottery reported.
The ticket matched five numbers and was purchased at the Fuel Maxx #47 store, located at 420 University Drive, in Prairie View, Texas. The lucky winner matched the following numbers: (13-36-45-57-67), but not the golden Mega Ball number (14).
The winner may claim the prize at any Texas Lottery claim center. Even the ticket holder can also claim the prize by mail. The ticket, along with a claim form, must be postmarked on or before the ticket’s expiration date, January 25, and mailed to the following address:
Texas Lottery Commission
ATTN: Austin Claim Center
PO Box 16600
Austin, TX 78761-6600
If you claim your prize by mail you must allow 8-12 weeks for it to be processed.
“The Mega Millions drawing on July 29, 2022 was historic: the announced jackpot of $1.28 billion was the second largest in the game’s history, and we certainly look forward to celebrating these Texas Lottery players who became winners. of the $1 million prize during that drawing,” Texas Lottery CEO Gary Grief said earlier in a statement. “We encourage our Mega Millions players to look again at their tickets, double check the numbers and, if their numbers match, sign the back of the ticket before claiming their prize at a Texas Lottery claim center.”
A ticket holder forfeits any claim to a prize for a raffle game after the expiration of the 180th day after the raffle date. The deadline may be extended by a period of time for certain eligible military personnel. Unclaimed prizes revert to the state for programs authorized by the Texas Legislature.