Texas resident claims $17.5 million lottery prize

A resident who had the sole winning ticket in the Jan. 15 Lotto Texas drawing has claimed a $17.5 million jackpot prize. (File)
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LAREDO, Texas (KWTX) A Laredo resident who had the sole winning ticket in the Jan. 15 Lotto Texas drawing has claimed a $17.5 million jackpot prize.

The winner, who requested minimal publicity, selected the cash value option and received $13,349,448.78.

The winning Quick Pick ticket, which matched all six of the numbers drawn on Jan. 15 (16-34-38-40-49-54), was purchased at a Stripes Store in Laredo.

The jackpot for Saturday’s Lotto Texas drawing is estimated at $6 million.