September 16, 2005
Illinois Man Wins $1,000 In New Cash Spectacular Game
A Collinsville, Ill., man has an extra $1,000 after playing the Missouri Lottery’s new "$100 Million Cash Spectacular" Scratchers game. Robert Ross, 56, said he uncovered the prize on Sept. 15, when he bought some gasoline and four Scratchers tickets at Petro Mart, 7001 S. Lindbergh Blvd. in St. Louis, before going to work there.
Ross said he plans to use his prize money for an upcoming vacation to Florida.
The new "$100 Million Cash Spectacular" game, which officially started on Sept. 10, has the highest payout in the Lottery’s history and offers more than $102.5 million in cash prizes, including 10 top prizes of $1 million. More than 75.14 percent of the $10 game’s sales will be returned to players as prizes.
For more information about the Missouri Lottery’s new "$100 Million Cash Spectacular" game, visit the Lottery’s Web site at www.molottery.com.