SA resident wins top lotto scratch prize

Francisco Villareal wins $4.3 million from 'Set for Life' scratch-off game


SAN ANTONIO – A few tiny numbers revealed by the scrape of a coin just changed one San Antonio man's life.

Francisco Villareal won $4.3 million after scratching a winning $10 lottery ticket.

Villareal purchased the ticket at Right Choice Food Mart at 255 N. W.W. White Road. The store gets in on the winnings, too, and is eligible for a $10,000 retailer bonus for selling the winning ticket.

The Set for Life ticket has a 1-in-3.52 chance of winning any prize, including those that let the purchaser break even. The ticket offers a total of $72.5 million in prizes.

For more information about tickets and other winnings, visit txlottery.org.

Editor's Note: Intern Selina Nadeau contributed to this story.

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