A Missouri House bill would require the state lottery to create a separate lottery ticket to fund veterans’ programs.
Buyer at Kansas City area convenience store can claim $71.5 million jackpot
The Missouri Lottery said one Powerball ticket sold in Missouri matched all six numbers drawn Christmas night to win the $71.5 million jackpot.
Lottery officials say Tuesday’s drawing could feature half-a-billion dollar winner.
Dawn Cortes of Edwardsville, Ill. purchased the ticket at the Earth City MotoMart, then she forgot about it and went on vacation in Branson.
If it seems that giant lottery jackpots have people lining up at convenience stores more frequently, just wait: More big payouts could be coming.
No winning tickets sold for Saturday night’s $317 million big prize.
Multi-State Lottery Association, said late Wednesday night that three tickets matched the winning numbers and will split the lottery’s latest massive jackpot: $448 million.
Christopher Henson said he watched the drawing that night, but didn’t realize he was a winner until he was reading the news the next day.
The new jackpot has a $350.1 million cash option. The next drawing is scheduled for Saturday.