March 2, 2017

First Trip Winners Drawn in Power Cruise Promotion

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Nine Missouri Powerball players can start stocking up on sunscreen and cruise wear after their names were drawn in the first of five Powerball® Power Cruise™ promotion drawings held today. The nine winners, each with a guest, will depart from Tampa, Florida, on Jan. 15, 2018, and sail to Key West, Florida, and Cozumel, Mexico, on an exclusive five-night cruise onboard Royal Caribbean International’s adventure-packed ship, Brilliance of the Seas.

The winners are:

First Prize – Balcony Stateroom: Joshua Copher of Joplin; Donna Huffmon of Hale; Kenneth Kirchgesler of Poplar Bluff; Edward McZegle of Kansas City; and Debra Nagy of Manchester.

Second Prize – Ocean View Stateroom: Debra Huffstutter of Trenton and Lois Schaefer of Wright City.

Third Prize – Interior Stateroom: Amanda Baker of St. Louis and Darrell Minor of Black Jack.

The Missouri Lottery is one of 24 U.S. lotteries that will be part of the Power Cruise campaign, which has chartered the entire Royal Caribbean ship exclusively for lottery trip winners from across the country.

To participate in the promotion, Missouri Lottery players must enter $2 Powerball tickets purchased between Feb. 5 and March 28 into their free My Lottery® account.

Four more drawings will be held each Thursday in March. During each drawing – on March 9, 16, 23 and 30 – the Missouri Lottery will draw:

• Five first prizes – Consisting of a balcony stateroom with a sitting area, two twin beds, private balcony and bathroom.
• Two second prizes – Consisting of an ocean view stateroom with two twin beds, a private bathroom and beautiful views.
• Two third prizes – Consisting of an interior stateroom with two twin beds, a private bathroom and all standard amenities.
For more information, go to MOLottery.com.

POWER CRUISE™ is a trademark of Alchemy 3, LLC. Used under license. Royal Caribbean International logo is a registered trademark of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and is used with permission. ©2017 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.® Powerball® and Power Play® are federally registered trademarks and are used with permission of the Multi-State Lottery Association. All rights reserved.

About the Missouri Lottery (MOLottery.com)
In 1984, more than 70 percent of Missouri voters approved a lottery. Currently, the Lottery is the sixth-largest source of state income, and more than 95 cents of every dollar spent on the Lottery benefits Missouri. Since sales started in 1986, the Missouri Lottery has generated more than $5.5 billion for the state and public education, and annual Lottery proceeds make up approximately 4 percent of the state’s funding for public education. Lottery players have won more than $12.2 billion in prizes, and retailers have earned more than $1.2 billion in commissions. Each year, the Lottery generates more than $283 million for vital education programs, including A+ scholarships. When you play the Missouri Lottery, you Play It Forward!

Missouri Lottery is the sponsor of the promotion. 

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