(AUSTIN) – The advertised $17.5 million jackpot-winning ticket for the Lotto Texas® drawing held on Jan. 15 was purchased at Stripes Store 40922H, located at 5301 McPherson Road, in Laredo. The winning Quick Pick ticket matched all six of the numbers drawn (16-34-38-40-49-54). The cash value option was selected at the time of purchase and the claimant will receive $13,349,448.78. The prize has not yet been claimed. The winner has 180 days from the draw date to claim the prize.
“We look forward to meeting our first Lotto Texas jackpot winner of the new year,” said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery. “If you have the winning ticket, we encourage you to sign the ticket, put it in a safe place, seek financial and legal advice, and call the Texas Lottery before coming to Austin to claim the prize.”
The winning Lotto Texas jackpot started as an advertised $5 million prize for the drawing on Sept. 28, 2019. In addition to the jackpot-winning prize, 43,139 Lotto Texas tickets, including those with the Extra! add-on feature, won lower-tier prizes ranging from $12,231 to $2 for the same drawing. The jackpot for the next Lotto Texas drawing on Saturday, Jan. 18, will reset to $5 million.
Lotto Texas is played by picking six numbers from one to 54 and offers multimillion-dollar jackpots. Drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:12 p.m. CT. For $1 more per play, a player can select the Extra! add-on feature and for a chance to win up to $10,000 more on non-jackpot prizes.
About the Texas Lottery
Beginning with the first ticket sold in 1992, the Texas Lottery has generated more than $30 billion in revenue for the state and distributed $62 billion in prizes to lottery players. Since 1997, the Texas Lottery has contributed $24.4 billion to the Foundation School Fund, which supports public education in Texas. As authorized by the Texas Legislature, certain Texas Lottery revenues benefit state programs including the Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. Since the first veterans’ themed scratch ticket game was launched in 2009, the Texas Lottery has contributed more than $126 million for programs supporting Texas veterans.
The Texas Lottery provides several entertaining games for lottery players including Powerball®, Mega Millions®, Lotto Texas®, All or Nothing™, Texas Two Step®, Pick 3™, Daily 4™, Cash Five® and scratch ticket games. For more information visit