Mega Millions $227 Million Jackpot Won in Texas
25th September 2019 12:08 PM
A ticket sold in Cedar Park matched all six numbers that were drawn during Tuesday’s September 24 Mega Millions draw.
Someone in Texas is $227 million Richer!
Here are the winning numbers for the $227 million draw on Tuesday, September 24:
6-14-24-42-46 and Mega Ball 9 - Mega Plier 4x
There was a winning ticket that matched all six numbers, and which can receive $158.4 million if the cash option is taken. It was sold at the Lakeline Express Mart on Lakeline Boulevard in Cedar Park, Texas.
This is the sixth Mega Millions jackpot that has been won so far in 2019. The previous win happened in July 23, with a jackpot of $168 million ($108.5 million cash option) which was claimed by the Just as B4 Nominee Trust of 2019 in Portsmouth, N.H.
The winner has 180 days to claim his prize at the Lottery Commission in Austin, as per regulation in Texas.
Since Texas is one of the 9 states that do not have income tax, no tax will be collected from the lottery winnings.
Read more information on how the Mega Millions Prize can be claimed.
Mega Millions $522 Million Jackpot claimed by woman from San Diego
The winner of the Mega Millions draw of June 7, 2019 has come forward to claim her $522 million ticket.
For months, the winner of the half a billion Mega Millions ticket had not yet come forward, and we were left wondering whether the winning ticket had been lost or purchased by a ghost. Luckily, a few days ago the winner, Laarni Bibal, came forward with her winning ticket worth $522 million, matching all six numbers chosen through Quick Pick (27-68-17-19-40, and Mega number 2).
Bibal purchased her ticket at Sorrento Deli Mart in San Diego, back on June 7th of this year, who will collect a bonus of $1 million for selling the winning ticket. Bibal has decided to claim her prize through the cash option and will receive $340 million, before federal taxes.
The reason Bibal took so long to come forward and collect her prize was because she wanted to do some homework on the jackpot winnings and information on becoming a millionaire. With her big prize, she plans on using it to pay her debts and buy a new house. When asked where she’s keeping her ticket until she claims her fortune, she replied ‘in a secret hiding place!
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