$23M lottery jackpot thanks to public appeal

A $23 million jackpot winner has claimed her prize after her daughter saw a picture of her mother in a newspaper. It was a CCTV picture of the alleged winner, taken at the retail shop where she bought the winning ticket. The California Lottery will release additional details on the winner today.

Jackpot thanks to public appeal

CCTV picture“The winner failed to verify the lottery ticket. Her daughter noticed in a newspaper a photo of the alleged winner and informed her mother. The winner found the lucky ticket in her car and subsequently claimed the jackpot,” according to a spokesperson for the California Lottery.

Bad luck for California schools

The Palmdale resident had to claim the jackpot before November 26, after she purchased the ticket 6 months ago. Winners have 180 days to step forward. California schools would have benefited if the winner’s daughter hadn’t seen the picture in the newspaper.

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