One lucky Houstonian is now a millionaire after scratching their way into wealth earlier this week.
The winner – whose identity was not released – bought the Texas Lottery scratch-off game “200X” inside the Timewise Food Store in the 10900 block of Fry Road, according to the Texas Lottery Commission.
The $1 million cash-out is one of four grand prizes offered by the “200X” scratch off. Three $1 million prizes still remain.
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The “200X” game offers a total of $134.8 million in prizes.
This comes as the Texas Lottery reports it sold $100 million in scratch offs between Dec. 23 and Dec. 29, shattering the previous one-week record sales of $99.7 million in March.
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