For the second time in as many weeks a Missouri Lottery ticket sold in the St. Louis area hit on all six numbers drawn.
The Mega Millions ticket was purchased at a Circle K convenience store on Watson Road in St. Louis County for the April 12 drawing.
A Chicago man died in July just before he was to collect a $425,000 prize from a scratch-off ticket. His death was ruled a homicide.
The Missouri Lottery says David Caito Jr. of St. Peters matched all six Lotto numbers drawn on Feb. 16 to win the prize.
An Illinois woman who bought a lottery ticket in Missouri is the winner of a $1 million prize, but it took about a month before she knew it.
The winning numbers from the July 9 drawing were: 10, 12, 23, 28 and 37.
The winner has yet to come forward, but Missouri Lottery officials say someone is holding a ticket worth $2.7 million.
Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration had hoped the Lottery would generate an additional $35 million.
St. Louis resident Doris Hawkins is the newest winner of the Show Me cash lottery draw.
He doesn’t think the Missouri Lottery can generate enough money to meet expectations set in the budget.