McKinney, Texas -The long wait is over for the $17 million Lotto Texas jackpot winner, and it's not you, unfortunately. After several weeks of anticipation, a resident from McKinney, a city just outside of Dallas, and their partner have stepped forward to claim their life-changing prize, as revealed in a recent Texas Lottery news release.
Dreams Come True at a 7-Eleven in Dallas, TX
The winning ticket that forever altered their lives was purchased at the 7-Eleven located at 7650 Campbell Road, Dallas, TX 75248. The winning Lotto Texas numbers, drawn on August 16, were 10, 14, 17, 31, 38, and 48. Although the fortunate player chose to remain anonymous, they opted for the cash value of the jackpot, which amounted to approximately $9.8 million before taxes, as stated in the release.
According to the Texas Lottery Commission, the winner couldn't contain their excitement and immediately called their girlfriend to share the incredible news. This win marked the player's first-ever lottery victory, making the discovery an overwhelming and nerve-wracking experience. With their newfound wealth, the couple has plans to purchase a home and enjoy a well-deserved retirement, as reported in the release.
The most recent Lotto Texas drawing on Wednesday, September 6, produced the numbers 10, 32, 40, 42, 44, and 50. Excitement continues to build as the next drawing is scheduled for Saturday, September 9, with a jackpot of $5.75 million up for grabs, as confirmed by the Texas Lottery website.
It's a heartwarming story of a life-changing win that reminds us all that dreams can come true when you least expect it. For more information about the Texas Lottery and upcoming drawings, visit Lottery Corner's Texas page.