Unclaimed $1 million lottery ticket bought at Richmond 7-Eleven to expire Friday

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The clock is ticking! It’s been nearly six months since three $1 million winning tickets were drawn in Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle.

Since then, two of those million-dollar tickets have been claimed. But that third ticket – ticket #111002 – which was bought in Richmond, remains unclaimed.

The ticket was bought at 7-Eleven, 4601 West Broad Street.

By law, winning tickets in Virginia expire 180 days after the drawing. That means the ticket will become worthless at the close of business 5 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017, unless the winner comes forward.

“We’re doing everything we can to get the word out to anyone who may have been at this 7-Eleven to check their tickets,” said Virginia Lottery Executive Director Paula Otto.  “It may be in someone’s wallet, a glove compartment, tucked away in a drawer, or anywhere. We need to see that ticket by close of business Friday!”

The other two million-dollar winning tickets were claimed by Glenn and Pam Spilman of Bristow within a week of the January 1 drawing, and Aubrey Barbour of Virginia Beach just two weeks ago. Mr. Barbour bought his winning ticket in Lynchburg. In addition to the three $1 million prizes, the Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle had six $25,000 winners and 300 $500 winners.

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