AUSTIN (KXAN) — One Central Texan is waking up as a very lucky winner Wednesday morning.
According to a tweet from the Texas Lottery, a winning $227 million “Mega Millions” ticket was sold in Cedar Park at the Lakeline Express Mart.
If the winner takes that in one lump sum, the jackpot drops to $156 million before taxes are taken out.
The Texas Lottery began in 1992 and has generated $28 billion in revenue for the state and has distributed $58 billion in prizes to lottery players, according to the release.
Some of the other games you can play in the Texas Lottery include “Powerball,” “300X,” “Lotto Texas,” “All or Nothing,” “Texas Two-Step,” “Pick 3,” “Daily 4,” “Cash Five” and scratch ticket games.
You can find out more on the Texas Lottery website.