Unclaimed $10K Mega Millions prize expires soon in Louisiana

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An unclaimed $10,000 Mega Millions ticket sold in Louisiana is set to expire in August The prize from the Feb. 26 drawing has yet to be claimed

Lottery officials say the winning ticket was purchased at The Carwash Depot in Ponchatoula and is set to expire Aug. 25. It matched four of the five white-ball numbers drawn and the yellow Mega Ball number to win. The winning numbers were 10-12-14-24-60 and the Mega Ball was 20.  The holder of the winning ticket has until 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, to claim the prize since the actual expiration date falls on a weekend.  Any prizes not claimed within 180 days go into the lottery's unclaimed prize fund, which is returned to players in the form of increased payouts on scratch-off games and player promotions.