Several East Texas Stores Just Paid Out Big Money on Scratch Offs
Several folks in East Texas have some extra spending money for the holidays thanks to some luck playing Texas Lottery Scratch-Off tickets. One of those fortunate players is $200,000 richer!
Where Was the $200,000 Texas Lottery Scratch-Off Sold?
The Rite Track convenience store on South Jackson Street in Jacksonville, Texas sold a $5 scratch-off that paid off $200K!
Somebody walked into this store on November 17 and spent $5 on the 50X Cash Blitz Game and won the top prize of $200,000.
This game features a total of ten top prizes of $200K, so far, five of those have been claimed.
Thousands Won at Other East Texas Locations
There have been other big payoffs around the Pineywoods. The following stores/locations had recent $1,000 Texas Lottery Scratch-Off winners.
New Malone's House of Beer Store in Onalaska sold an Instant $1,000 ticket that paid a grand to a winner on November 3 ($5 ticket).
On November 17, the Homer Mini Mart on Highway 69 between Lufkin and Huntington had a $1,000 winner with the $85,000,000 Explosion Game ($20 ticket).
The same game produced a $1,000 winner on November 20 at the L&M Quickstop located between Nacogdoches and Martinsville on Highway 7.
Mega Millions and Powerball Jackpots Continue to Grow
The jackpots for these two lottery games are both in excess of $300 million. Nobody matched all six numbers on Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing so that jackpot is now up to $308 million. Meanwhile, the next drawing for the Powerball jackpot will be for $313 million.
Keep in mind that your odds are winning the top prize in either of those two lotto games is around 300,000,000 to one. So, play responsibly.
Biggest Unclaimed Winning Lottery Tickets in Texas
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