Burgess won the prize in the Sept. 2 drawing of the SHOW ME 5 Paydown game. He used Quick Pick to select his winning numbers. They were: 11, 12, 18, 36 and 39.
Burgess purchased the SHOW ME 5 Paydown ticket on Sept. 2 at L & L Stores in Eagle Rock, when he stopped to buy $5 worth of Scratchers tickets for his wife. Since he had $5 left, he decided to buy $5 worth of SHOW ME 5 Paydown tickets.
To date, 61 players have matched all five numbers drawn to win $50,000 tax paid in SHOW ME 5 Paydown since the game began Nov. 6, 2000.
* The Missouri Lottery will pay 25 percent federal and 4 percent state withholding taxes for the top prize based on it’s value. Depending on personal income, winners may owe additional taxes for the prize, or they may be entitled to a refund. Total value of the top prize is $70,422.55. After withholding, winners will receive $50,000. If more than 14 players match the five winning numbers in a single drawing, $1 million will be divided equally among the number of winning tickets.