AUSTIN (KXAN) — Someone in Austin made millions on a scratch ticket, the Texas Lottery Commission said Monday.
The claimant, who asked to remain anonymous, cashed in a “$5 Million Fortune” scratch ticket worth the top prize of $5 million. The ticket retails for $50.
The ticket was bought at EZ Stop No. 2, located at 1200 Kramer Lane, Texas Lottery officials said. It’s the last of four $5 million prizes the game offers across the state. Odds of winning any prize in the game on 1:3.53, including break-even prizes.
Lottery officials say since 1997, the Texas Lottery has contributed $27.4 billion to the Foundation School Fund, which supports public education in Texas.