AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas man opted for a lump sum, cash payment of $963,619.08 after claiming a top prizewinning ticket worth $1,000 per week for 20 years (not to exceed $1,040,000) in the Texas Lottery scratch ticket game.
Candido Garcia Hernandez bought the ticket at Buckner Shell, located at 2438 S. Buckner Blvd., in Dallas.READ MORE: Department Of Justice Sues To Stop Alliance Between American Airlines And JetBlue
His prize was the the third of five top prizes available to be claimed in this game.READ MORE: Former President George W. Bush Holding October Fundraiser For Liz Cheney
Weekly Grand offers more than $46 million in total prizes.MORE NEWS: He Immortalized Gay Best Friend Stanford Blatch, "Sex And The City" Actor Willie Garson Dead At 57
Overall odds of winning any prize in the game are one in 3.95, including break-even prizes.