2005-10-21 16:21:24.0

St. Robert Man Wins $10,000 Prize In Cash Spectacular

Story Photo A 19-year-old man from St. Robert plans to pay his truck off after he uncovered a $10,000 prize on a Missouri Lottery "$100 Million Cash Spectacular" Scratchers ticket. Nathan Hammock said he also plans to buy something for his dad. "I’ll buy my dad a gun for hunting," he said. Hammock purchased his winning ticket Oct. 19 at Gas Xpress in St. Robert, when he stopped there for a soda. He scratched the latex off his ticket later at home. "I about passed out," said Hammock, who works at Ruby Tuesdays and does landscaping. 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

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