March 17, 2006
St. Joseph Woman Retiree Claims $20,000 Raffle Prize
A retired St. Joseph woman has claimed a $20,000 tax-paid raffle prize from the Feb. 17 "20th Anniversary Dream Draw" drawing. Nellie Angold, 66, bought her winning raffle ticket at Unlimited Convenience, 6113 N. 71 Highway in St. Joseph.
According to Angold’s husband, John, she plans to use the prize money to buy a new car.
The Numbers Game raffle started on Jan. 23 and ended on Feb. 23. It was introduced to help the Lottery celebrate its 20th anniversary on Jan. 20.
* The Missouri Lottery will pay standard withholding taxes for the prizes based on its value. Depending on personal income, winners may owe additional taxes for the prize, or they may be entitled to a refund. The total value of the $20,000 tax-paid weekly prize is $28,169. After withholding, the winners will receive $20,000.