Katy resident wins $1 million prize on scratch ticket

Attention Katy residents: there is a new millionaire among you.

Someone in Katy raked in some massive cash through a Texas Lottery scratch ticket.

The prizewinning ticket was purchased at Timewise Food Store #833 at 550 W. Grand Parkway S.

The scratch ticket game, called Instant Millionaire, offers more than $519 million in total cash prizes, officials said. The $1 million prize won by the Katy resident was the 16th of 40 $1 million top prizes to be claimed.

An Instant Millionaire scratch ticket can be purchased for $20, and participants have 1 in 3.2 odds of winning any prize, including break-even prizes, according to lottery officials.

The remaining prizes to be claimed in Instant Millionaire include:
$2,500,000: 6

$1,000,000: 24
$25,000: 68
$10,000: 544

The $1 million prize winner in Katy elected to remain anonymous.

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