$14.25 million Texas Lottery jackpot claimed two days before expiration
By Todd Northrop
A $14.25 million Texas Lottery price ticket that used to be purchased in Abilene over the summer time has been claimed simply two days before it used to be set to run out.
The Texas Lottery Commission says AHSODESKA Trust, Catherine Kim Fowlkes, Trustee, of Abilene claimed the Lotto Texas jackpot prize on Tuesday on behalf of an unidentified winner.
The price ticket used to be bought at HEB on Barrow Street in Abliene. The profitable numbers — three, four, 6, 23, 34, and 54 — had been drawn on June 17.
If now not claimed, the price ticket would have expired on Dec. 14 — 180 days after the profitable numbers had been drawn.
HEB used to be given an advantage take a look at for $142,696.06 for promoting the profitable price ticket.
The fee says the winner has asked “minimal publicity,” however says she has selected to obtain one lump sum fee of $10,072,040.86.
“On behalf of the Texas Lottery, I want to congratulate the AHSODESKA Trust on their luck and good fortune,” mentioned Gary Grief, government director of the Texas Lottery.