Lottery ticket still unclaimed

LOS ANGELES - The California Lottery is still looking for the owner of a winning lottery ticket purchased in Los Angeles more than two months ago and worth $179,428.El Mexicano Market, 6625 S. Avalon Blvd., in Los Angeles, sold the ticket. The ticket matched five of six lottery numbers: 21, 9, 36, 43, 31 and missed only the Mega number of 8. The ticket was sold in the same draw as the $266 million jackpot won by a Pico Rivera resident in May. According to the California Lottery, winners should immediately sign the back of their ticket and contact lottery officials or visit their local lottery district office. Winners have 180 days from the draw to claim prizes.

********** Published: July 8, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 12