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HEARTLAND, Texas — A Heartland resident has claimed a $3 million Texas Lottery scratch ticket prize, the Texas Lottery announced today.

The top-prize winning $3 million ticket was won in the Texas Lottery's scratch ticket game Loteria Spectacular.

The claimant, who elected to remain anonymous, purchased the ticket at Faststop located at 12531 Lake June Road in Balch Springs, Texas.

"This was the first of four top prizes worth $3 million to be claimed in this game," according to the Texas Lottery. "500X Loteria Spectacular offers more than $200 million in total prizes. Overall odds of winning any prize in the game are one in 3.10, including break-even prizes."

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