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Missouri lottery player still in shock days after winning $100,000
Two days later, I still didn't believe it! By Kate Northrop A Missouri lottery winner of $100,000 is currently demonstrating an accurate representation of how many players would likely react upon landing a huge prize. An anonymous player from Missouri still couldn't believe his luck days after he won a $100,000 top prize from a scratch-off game. I couldn't believe it, he told the Missouri Lottery. Two days later, I still didn't believe it! I never thought anything like that wou
Mar 9, 2022, 3:37 pm - Lottery News

$50 scratch-off lottery trend takes off in multiple states
Is your state the latest to add a $50 scratch-off? By Kate Northrop Lottery players are seeing the dawn of a new era in the lottery industry where $50 scratch-off tickets are now becoming the most expensive games one can reach for at a lottery retailer. More of the most expensive scratch-off tickets yet are making their way to retailer shelves across multiple states, and players will have to shell out some serious cash for these. Among the jurisdictions who recently announced t
Feb 16, 2022, 8:20 pm - Lottery News

16 Missouri coworkers split $1 million Powerball lottery prize
Drilling company employees almost hit the jackpot By Kate Northrop A group of 16 coworkers from a drilling company in Missouri hit all five numbers in the Powerball drawing on Nov. 8, just one number shy of the $150 million jackpot. 16 employees at Pense Brothers Drilling Company in Fredericktown are sharing the luck and the wealth after winning a $1 million lottery prize in a Powerball drawing one month ago. At first, the group would play the lottery together every time the ja
Dec 10, 2021, 12:00 pm - Lottery News

Missouri man buys lottery ticket out of frustration, wins $2.4 million jackpot
Happy wife, happy life By Kate Northrop While one Missouri man wanted to rush home to catch the football game, his wife urged him to make a pit stop to buy a lottery ticket that ended up netting them a $2.4 million Lotto jackpot. A Jackson County couple were on their way home when the woman implored her husband to stop. Although he was annoyed that he might miss a game on TV, he's glad he listened to his wife. My wife forced me to pull over and buy a lottery ticket because I wa
Nov 8, 2021, 11:08 am - Lottery News

Missouri will allow lottery winners to remain anonymous
New law takes effect in August By Kate Northrop Lottery winners in Missouri will soon be able to claim their prizes under full anonymity once a new law takes effect in August. On Tuesday afternoon, Governor Mike Parson signed four bills into law, one of which allows Missouri Lottery winners the ability to keep their names a secret. According to a press release from the Governor's website, HB 402 prohibits the Lottery Commission from publishing a winner's name unless they have w
Jun 30, 2021, 1:00 pm - Lottery News

Missouri man who won multiple $1,000 lottery prizes finally nabs the $100,000 top prize
Sticking with his favorite game paid off By Kate Northrop As if he wasn't lucky already, one Missouri man stuck with his favorite lottery game to finally bring home a $100,000 top prize after winning multiple $1,000 prizes in the past. Michael Hatch of Liberty revealed that he won a few prizes worth $1,000 playing crossword scratch-off games from the Missouri Lottery, but his most recent win of $100,000 increased his already impressive bragging rights. He purchased a Triple Cash Cros
Apr 20, 2021, 5:21 pm - Lottery News

Missouri Lottery to join Cash4Life multi-state game
Missouri players can begin playing as soon as this weekend By Kate Northrop The Missouri Lottery announced this morning that it will be adding the Cash4Life multi-state game to its lineup, giving players the chance to win $1,000 a day for life. Missouri players will be able to purchase tickets starting this Sun., Apr. 11 for Cash4Life, a nightly game that features a top prize of $1,000 a day for life and a second-tier prize of $1,000 a week for life. It is currently offered in nine othe
Apr 8, 2021, 1:04 pm - Lottery News

Missouri woman "accidentally" wins $100,000 lottery jackpot
Simple blunder leads to a good ending By Kate Northrop A lucky mistake that led a woman to accidentally win a $100,000 lottery jackpot just proves that some things are meant to be. Page Nelson of Chesterfield made the right decision to go with the flow when she was handed the wrong ticket by the clerk, according to the Missouri Lottery. Nelson made a trip to the 7-Eleven on Olive Boulevard in Chesterfield to buy a scratch-off lottery ticket but did not receive a ticket for the game s
Nov 18, 2020, 9:21 pm - Lottery News

Missouri woman collects $3 million 18 years after first lottery win
A Missouri woman who collected a $50,000 lottery jackpot in 2002 returned to lottery headquarters 18 years later to claim a $3 million jackpot. Anne Kasal told Missouri Lottery officials she bought her Lotto ticket for the March 11 drawing at Schnucks Market at 5055 Arsenal St. in St. Louis. Her ticket matched all six numbers drawn: 11, 16, 23, 26, 31, and 38. I play all the games, Kasal said. I bought the same tickets as I always buy, and one happened to be lucky. Kasal, who has n
Mar 26, 2020, 10:26 am - Lottery News

Missouri Lottery sales drop amid coronavirus response
With Missouri already losing tax revenue from the shutdown of the state's casinos, sales of lottery tickets have taken a nosedive as people stay home amid a pandemic. According to a weekly sales update obtained by the Post-Dispatch, overall sales dropped by 11% this week compared to a similar period last week. Scratch off ticket sales have dropped 9% and lottery draw games are down 11%. For the lottery, that amounts to a total sales drop of more than $1.7 million. The decline in sales i
Mar 20, 2020, 7:25 am - Lottery News

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