2 huge lottery jackpot tickets sold in Texas: 'Very exciting week'

$23.7 million Lotto Texas jackpot, $227 million Mega Millions

By David Ibanez - Web - Managing Editor

AUSTIN, Texas - Two huge lottery jackpots in two days.

The latest huge "cha-ching" moment happened Wednesday when someone bought a winning $23.75 million Lotto Texas ticket at Murphy USA in the Houston-area community of Montgomery.

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The lucky winner selected the cash value option and will receive $18 million. The prize has not yet been claimed, Texas Lottery Executive Director Gary Grief said.

The winning numbers were 5-9-26-38-41-44.

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The other lucky ticket scored a whopping $227 million Tuesday. 

The winning Mega Millions ticket was sold at Lakeline Express Mart in Cedar Park, northwest of Austin.

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The winning numbers for the drawing were 6-14-24-42-46 and the Mega Ball was 9.

"It's been a very exciting week for Texas Lottery players," Grief said. 

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