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Unclaimed lotto ticket worth $30,000 expires soon

In this file photo, Victor Kocks, co-owner of Kocks Liquor demonstrates a Texas Lottery kiosk in his store on Kemp Boulevard. A winning Mega Millions ticket worth $30,000 was purchase in August 2019, at the Lucky Mart off Fairway Boulevard and the prize was never claimed. The prize is set to expire in February. (Photo: Christopher Walker/Times Record News)

Did you purchase a lottery ticket in August and forget to check your numbers? You may have $30,000 waiting for you at the Texas Lottery office.

A Mega Millions Texas Lotto ticket purchased at the Lucky Mart, 4510 Fairway Blvd., is worth $30,000 and the prize remains unclaimed.

Drawing for this lottery was Aug. 13, 2019. The owner of this ticket needs to claim their prize by Feb. 13, 2020, or the prize will expire.

The winning numbers on the ticket are 7-27-31-34-55, 5 and 3.

The winning ticket matched four of the five numbers and included the Megaplier option.

According to Texas Lotto rules, all prizes must be claimed within 120 days of the draw date.

The website lists unclaimed lottery tickets, when and where they were purchased.

According to the Big Unclaimed Lottery website, billions of dollars in prize money goes unclaimed each year from tickets that were not claimed.

The largest unclaimed prize in Texas currently is a $2-million ticket purchased at a Racetrac gas station in Plano. The drawing date for this Powerball game was Dec. 18, 2019, and the prize will expire June 18, 2020.

Texas Lotto prizes that are more than $600 but less than $2.5 million may be claimed at any Texas Lottery Claim Center or by mail. There are three claim centers within a few hours of Wichita Falls in Abilene, Dallas or Fort Worth. The main Texas Lottery office is in Austin.

Winners can collect their prize in person at a claim center or by mail by filling out a claim form.

Unclaimed lotto ticket worth $30,000 expires soon.

Unclaimed $1 million Powerball lottery ticket sold in El Paso to expire July 23

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A millionaire could be walking around El Paso without knowing it.

An unclaimed $1 million Powerball ticket sold in January is set to expire July 23, the Texas Lottery said Thursday.

The Quick Pick ticket matched all five numbers but not the Powerball number in the Jan. 25 drawing, the Texas Lottery said.

The five numbers drawn were 2-9-17-36-67, but the ticket did not match the Powerball number, 18, the lottery said.

The lottery reported that the winning ticket was purchased at Big Savers Market, 3630 Alameda Ave., next to the Alameda Laundromat in South El Paso.

The winner has until 5 p.m. July 23 to claim the $1 million prize.

Lotto winners can claim the prize at a claim center by requesting an appointment online at or by calling 800-375-6886. There are claim centers in more than a dozen Texas cities, including El Paso.

Lottery drawing tickets expire on the 180th day following the drawing.

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