$24 million winning NY lottery ticket about to expire
By Todd Northrop
There could be a millionaire walking around Manhattan who doesn't even know it, but they're going to lose it all very soon if they don't figure it out within the next week.
A $24 million lottery ticket from the May 25, 2016, drawing remains unclaimed and will be worthless after next Thursday unless it is turned in.
The winning ticket was purchased at Renu Corp Grocery Tobacco located at 158 Church Street in Tribeca.
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