Winning Lotto Texas ticket worth $13.5 million claimed by Laredo resident

Winning ticket was sold in Laredo

Lotto Texas (Texas Lottery Commission)

LAREDO, Texas – One lucky Laredo resident claimed a $17.5 million jackpot prize for the Lotto Texas drawing on Jan. 15.

The winning ticket, worth nearly $13.5 million, was sold at a Stripes Store at 5301 McPherson Road in Laredo, according to a news release.

The winner of the Quick Pick ticket chose the cash option, which comes out to $13,349,448.78.

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“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," said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery.

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The winning numbers for the drawing were 16-34-38-40-49-54.

The jackpot for Saturday is an estimated $6 million.


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