Longview resident wins $3 million with scratchoff lottery ticket
From the Texas Lottery Commission
AUSTIN, Texas (News Release) - A Longview resident claimed a top prizewinning ticket worth $3 million in the Texas Lottery® scratch ticket game $750 Million Winner’s Circle. The ticket was purchased at Murphy Express 8894, located at 301 E. Loop 281, in Longview. The claimant elected to remain anonymous.
This was the eighth of 12 top prizes worth $3 million to be claimed in this game. $750 Million Winner’s Circle offers more than $750 million in total prizes. Overall odds of winning any prize in the game are one in 2.88, including break-even prizes.
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