Pasadena resident claims $1 million scratch ticket prize

- Mark E. Moody of Pasadena claimed a prize worth $1 million in the Texas Lottery® scratch ticket game $500,000,000 Extreme Ca$h Blast. For selling the winning ticket, Quicky Mart Shell, located at 2449 E. Sam Houston Pkwy S. in Pasadena, is eligible for a $10,000 retailer bonus.

Moody claimed the 23rd of 40 prizes worth $1 million available in the game. Five prizes worth $2.5 million also remain unclaimed in the game.

The claimant requested minimal publicity.

$500,000,000 Extreme Ca$h Blast offers more than half a billion in total prizes for the game. Overall odds of winning any prize in $500,000,000 Extreme Ca$h Blast are one in 2.84, including break-even prizes.

About the Texas Lottery

Beginning with the first ticket sold in 1992, the Texas Lottery has generated $24 billion in revenue for the state and distributed $48 billion in prizes to lottery players. Since 1997, the Texas Lottery has contributed $19 billion to the Foundation School Fund, which supports public education in Texas. As authorized by the Texas Legislature, certain Texas Lottery revenues benefit state programs including the Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. Since the first veterans’ themed scratch ticket game was launched in 2009, the Texas Lottery has contributed more than $59 million for programs supporting Texas veterans.

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