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: 'Sunday Sessions' Free Concerts Return To Grand Park After Nearly 2 Years
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: Authorities Searching For 26-Year-Old Inmate Edgar Benitez Who Walked Away From Minimum-Security Fire Camp
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: Kristine Lazar, CBS2/KCAL9 Investigative Reporter, Takes Home LA Area Emmy Saturday
If the jackpot goes unclaimed, the funds will go toward California schools.