GUN BARREL CITY, Texas (KETK) - The winning $522 million Mega Millions lottery ticket may not have been sold in East Texas, but someone certainly won plenty of cash in East Texas during the most recent drawing.
According to the Texas Lottery website, one lucky person won $3 million dollars by matching five of five balls. The big winner only missed cashing in on the jackpot by not correctly picking the Mega Ball.
The ticket was sold at the Food Fast on W Main Street in Gun Barrel City.
According to lottery officials, the lone winning ticket was sold in San Jose, California. The winning number for July 24 are: 1, 2, 4, 19, 29 PB 20. The Megaplier was 3.
The next Mega Millions drawing will take place on July 27 with an estimated $40 million jackpot.