ALBUQUERQUE – The player with a winning Hot Lotto ticket worth $10,000 has until Oct. 14 to claim the prize from the New Mexico Lottery.
The prize-winning ticket is from the game’s July 16 drawing. It was purchased at Bernalillo Chevron located at 223 W. Highway 550 in Bernalillo. It is not known if the player lives in Bernalillo, elsewhere in New Mexico or another state.
The ticket matches the five winning white balls numbered 3, 16, 17, 20 and 21.
To claim the $10,000 prize, the player must return the ticket to the lottery by Oct. 14 at 4:30 p.m. Lottery officials said the winning ticket should be signed immediately since it is a bearer instrument.
All prizes for drawing games must be claimed within 90 calendar days of the draw date. Deadlines to claim prizes are printed on the back of all New Mexico Lottery tickets.
Legislative Lottery Scholarships
Since its inception in 1996, the lottery has raised $493.4 million for education and more than 68,000 students have attended college on Legislative Lottery Scholarships.