Crockett woman wins $1 million in Texas Lottery

AUSTIN, TX (News Release) - Shirley Frizzell, of Crockett, yesterday claimed a second-tier prize worth $1 million on the $500 Million Frenzy scratch-off game. The ticket was purchased at the Hilltop Food Mart located at 808 N. 4th St. in Crockett.

Frizzell's win is the 23rd of 40 second-tier prizes for the $500 Million Frenzy game. The game offers more than half a billion in prizes and players can win up to $2.5 million instantly. The Texas Lottery game features 50 cash prizes from $1 million to $2.5 million and more than one million prizes from $100 to $500.

For selling the winning ticket, the retailer is eligible for a $10,000 bonus

Beginning with the first ticket sold in 1992, the Texas Lottery has generated $21 billion in revenue for the state and distributed $42 billion in prizes to lottery players. Since 1997, the Texas Lottery has contributed $16 billion to the Foundation School Fund, which supports public education in Texas. As authorized by the Texas Legislature, certain Texas Lottery revenues benefit state pro­grams including the Fund for Veterans' Assistance.