February 28, 2006
St. Louis County Couple Claim Lotto Jackpot Worth $8.1 Million
A couple from St. Louis County recently claimed the $8.1 million Lotto jackpot from the Feb. 4 drawing. Peter and Judy Buhrman purchased their winning ticket at Bridgeton Phillips 66, 12218 St. Charles Rock Road in Bridgeton.
The Buhrmans selected their winning numbers. They were: 4, 17, 25, 35, 36 and 38.
In addition to Buhrmans’ jackpot prize, Bridgeton Phillips 66 will receive a bonus equal to 1 percent of the jackpot - $81,000 - for selling the winning Lotto ticket.
To date, 208 jackpot tickets worth $1 million or more have been sold in the Lottery’s 20 years of sales. Of those tickets sold, 156 were from the Lotto game.