Does Location Of Where You Buy Lottery Tickets Matter?

Chelsea Wade
October 18, 2018 - 10:04 am
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DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Does the location of where you buy your lottery tickets matter? We've reviewed data from the Texas Lottery Commission to find retailers across Texas that some might consider lucky spots.

In May, the HEB on Clear Lake City Boulevard in southeast Houston sold a winning Mega Millions ticket worth $4 million. Another person hit it big in January with a ticket from Stagecoach Liquor in Humble. It was worth $3 million. There were also winning Mega tickets sold in Dallas (7-Eleven on Bryan Street), Baytown (Angels in Town on Main Street), McAllen (Tejano Mart on Ridge Road), Austin (HEB on Mopac Expressway) and Gun Barrel City (Food Fast on Main Street) this year.

A big Powerball jackpot was hit in Wichita Falls. That ticket was bought at the 7-Eleven on Central Freeway. It paid out $2 million. Two other $2 million tickets were sold at the Howe Passport Convenience Store and at the Exxon station off 75 and Fitzhugh in Dallas.

Some other popular spots around the state, according to ticket sales: 

Q and Q Mart in Round Rock
Watts Grocery in Hackberry
Shop and Go in Duncanville
Mitchell's Thrift Mart in El Paso
Primemart in Pasadena
Rudy's Stop and Shop in Rosenberg
Mr. T's in Midland
Exxon near 69 and McDavitt in Brownsville
Three Star Mart in San Antonio
A Deel's in Lufkin 
Gatesville Food Mart