Groves resident wins nearly $5 million in scratch off game, bought ticket in Nederland


    From Texas Lottery Commission - A Groves resident claimed a top prizewinning ticket worth $4.777 million in the Texas Lottery scratch ticket game, Ultimate 7’s. The claimant elected to remain anonymous.

    For selling the winning ticket, Citgo Food Mart, located at 2468 Highway 69 N. in Nederland, is eligible for a $10,000 retailer bonus.

    This was the second of three top prizes worth $4.777 million to be claimed in this game. Ultimate 7’s offers more than $142.8 million in total prizes. Overall odds of winning any prize in the game are one in 3.38, including break-even prizes.

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