Fort Collins store sold winning $6.9 million Lotto ticket |

Fort Collins store sold winning $6.9 million Lotto ticket

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) ” The ticket that won a $6.9 million Lotto jackpot was sold at a store in Fort Collins, Colorado Lottery officials said Tuesday.

Schrader Country Store manager Debbie Mathewson told Lottery officials that the winner, who bought a ticket for the drawing Saturday, was one of the store’s frequent shoppers.

Colorado Lottery officials were still waiting for the winner to come forward as of Tuesday morning, spokeswoman Linh Truong said. The winner has until Sept. 13 to claim the prize.

The winning numbers Saturday were 5, 8, 9, 19, 24 and 37. Colorado Lottery officials said the probability of winning was 1 in 5,245,786.

The Lottery proceeds are distributed go primarily to Great Outdoors Colorado, Conservation Trust Fund and Colorado State Parks.

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