NORWALK (CBSLA) — SuperLotto players better check their old tickets – the winner of a $26 million jackpot has until Thursday to claim their prize.
The California Lottery says a winning SuperLotto Plus ticket worth $26 million was sold at the ARCO AM/PM at 10602 E. Imperial Highway in Norwalk on Nov. 14, 2020.READ MORE: Free Dodgers Tickets For 1,000 Fans As Incentives Continue Rolling In For Californians Who Received The COVID Vaccine
Winning lottery ticket holders have 180 days to claim a prize, so the deadline for this $26 million ticket is Thursday. Lottery officials say that winners should sign their tickets immediately and store it in a secure place before turning it in.READ MORE: Driver Killed After Careening Into Hancock Park Home, Sparking Fire; Street Racing May Be To Blame
The pandemic shut down several California Lottery offices, but district offices have reopened for secure claim drop-off and appointments must be scheduled in advance online. Prizes can also be claimed by mail. Current pandemic guidelines are available on the California Lottery website.MORE NEWS: Fire Crews Prepare As Hot Spell Expected To Bear Down On Southland Next Week
If the jackpot goes unclaimed, the funds will go toward California schools.