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June 13, 2003

LICKING LOTTERY PLAYER SELECTED FOR WHEEL SPIN

Story Photo A Licking resident’s Missouri Lottery ticket was drawn to make her the 51st contestant in the "Fun & Fortune Wheel Spin" for a chance to win up to $250,000.  On June 13, the Lottery drew 10 finalists from "Fun & Fortune" wheel spin entries submitted the previous week.  Each finalist will receive $500, and one of those 10 finalists – Kathern Lynn McCabe of Licking - was drawn to be a contestant in the wheel spin on June 27.

The nine other finalists selected in the first preliminary drawing to win $500 are:  Andy Ingrande of St. Charles, Tony Fagnani of St. Louis (63109)*, Diana Schultz of Owensville, Mary Scott of Sweet Springs, Ginny Hartwig of Higginsville, Mildred Kirkland of Kansas City, Janet Buschjost of Jefferson City, Leroy William of St. Louis (63121)* and Rodney Gibson of Sedalia

For a chance to win $500 and to spin the wheel, players need to buy a new $2 "Fun & Fortune" Scratchers ticket.  If the ticket is a winner and the prize won is ENTRY, the ticket should be mailed to the Lottery’s headquarters to be placed in a weekly drawing.  Each week, 10 of these ENTRY tickets will be drawn, and those winners will receive $500 each.  In addition, one of the 10 preliminary winners will be drawn for a chance to spin the wheel and win from $2,500 to $250,000. 

The Lottery’s last “Fun & Fortune” Wheel Spin event is scheduled for Aug. 1 at Lottery headquarters in Jefferson City.  The game’s $2 Scratchers ticket will end June 30, and the deadline for entry in the final “Fun & Fortune” Wheel Spin event is July 24 at 3 p.m.  Beginning July 24, winning ENTRY tickets can be redeemed for a $2 free-ticket.

The "Fun & Fortune Wheel Spin" events are held at the Lottery’s Jefferson City office at 1823 Southridge Drive and are open to the public.  Each monthly "Wheel Spin" event will also be streamed on the Lottery’s Web site.

For more information about the "Fun & Fortune Wheel Spin," visit the Missouri Lottery’s Web site at www.molottery.com.







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