AUSTIN (KXAN) — A Leander resident, who elected to remain anonymous, claimed the $227 million jackpot prize for the Mega Millions drawing on Sept. 24.
The person opted for the cash value option of over $157 million which is the largest prize paid out to a single Texas Lottery player.
The claimant becomes the 13th Mega Millions jackpot winner in Texas and the first in three years.
The ticket, which hit on all six numbers drawn 6-14-24-42-46 and the mega ball No. 9, was purchased at Lakeline Express Mart at 2004 N. Lakeline Blvd. in Cedar Park.
For selling the winning ticket, the store receives a $1 million retailer bonus.