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$227 million winning Mega Millions lottery ticket sold in Cedar Park

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CEDAR PARK, Texas – Did you buy a Mega Millions ticket recently? Because someone in Texas just won the $227 million jackpot.

The winning ticket, which was a quick pick, was sold at Lakeline Express Mart in Cedar Park, just northwest of Austin.

The winning numbers for Tuesday night's drawing are 6-14-24-42-46 and the Mega Ball is 9.

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Three other high prize winning tickets were sold in Texas drawings, according to officials.

Two are worth $40,000, and one is worth $10,000, FOX 7 reported.

"We look forward to meeting Texas' newest millionaire and we are excited to have another Mega Millions jackpot winner here in Texas," said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery. "If you have the winning ticket, we encourage you to sign the ticket, put it in a safe place, seek financial and legal advice, and call the Texas Lottery before coming to Austin to claim the prize."

This is the 13th Mega Millions jackpot winner in Texas, the last Texas winner claimed a $49 million prize in October 2016, according to officials.

The winner of Tuesday's jackpot chose the cash option and will receive $157,091,592, the largest prize ever paid out to a single Texas Lottery player, according to a news release.


About the Author:

Mary Claire Patton

Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT including the Austin bombings, the mass shooting at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, the Dallas police ambush and Hurricane Harvey.