1999-06-14 11:35:40.637


A self-employed roofer tacked $25,000 tax paid* into his bank account after matching all five numbers in Sunday night’s SHOW ME 5 drawing. Eddie Arnold Sr. (63113**) said he plans to use the money to pay bills. Arnold, 56, purchased his winning ticket at Citgo, 2821 N. Vandeventer in St. Louis. He let the computer terminal select the random numbers for him. The winning numbers were: 2, 5, 6, 26 and 29. * Twenty-eight percent federal and 4 percent state taxes are withheld from the total prize amount of $36,764.70 to provide $25,000 cash at the time of redemption. Depending on personal income, winners may owe additional taxes for the prize, or they may receive a refund. ** Zip code to determine coverage area

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