Local man wins $1M in lottery

A Dripping Springs man quite literally became an overnight millionaire after recently claiming a $1 million prize via scratch off ticket.

Guillermo Castaneda, of Dripping Springs, won a $1 million prize in the Texas Lottery’s scratch ticket game, “Millionaire’s Club.”

For selling the winning ticket, the Oak Hills Food Mart, located along U.S. Highway 290 in Austin, is eligible for a $10,000 retailer bonus.

According to a press release, Castaneda requested minimal publicity.

Castaneda claimed the third of six top prizes worth $1 million available in the game, according to the release. Overall odds of winning any prize in “Millionaire’s Club” are 1 in 3.05.

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