A decline in the amount of Missouri Lottery proceeds provided to education is due partly to the types of Lottery games people chose to play during the past year, a Lottery official said.
It was the 10th time in the past year that a Missouri player has won the $1 million Match 5 prize.
Officials at the Missouri Lottery are urging the holder of a $1 million Powerball prize to come forward.
The Missouri Lottery announced Tuesday that 64-year-old Patricia Roscher won the April 12 drawing after buying a ticket at a QuikTrip in Pleasant Valley.
Nearly two months after picking a winning lottery ticket, a suburban St. Louis man has claimed his prize.
John and Susan Brands say they plan to buy farmland and visit New Zealand with their winnings.
Person holding lucky ticket has until September 18 to claim the $96.5 million prize.
Jackpot is $96.5 million.
Missouri is looking for other sources of money for education and health care after experiencing shortfalls in gambling and tobacco revenues.
Forty-nine-year-old Kevin Carlson of Kansas City says he’s quit his job & wants to buy a 1968 Camaro.