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MESQUITE, Texas — A Mesquite resident claimed a top-prize winning ticket in the Texas Lottery's $5 Million Fortune scratch game — claiming a $5 million prize.

The claimant, who wished to remain anonymous, purchased the ticket at Kroger 509, located at 4901 Maple Avenue in Dallas.

This was the third of four top prizes worth $5 million to be claimed in the $5 Million Fortune scratch game, according to the Texas Lottery.

"$5 Million Fortune offers more than $225 million in total prizes," stated the Texas Lottery. "Overall odds of winning any prize in the game are one in 3.53, including break-even prizes."

About the Texas Lottery

Beginning with the first ticket sold in 1992, the Texas Lottery has generated $33 billion in revenue for the state and distributed $70 billion in prizes to lottery players. Since 1997, the Texas Lottery has contributed $27.1 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 $161 million for programs supporting Texas veterans.

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