May 1, 2006
Troy Man Wins $20,000 Prize At Schnucks in St. Charles
A Troy man recently uncovered a $20,000 instant top prize on a Missouri Lottery "Cash Roulette" Scratchers ticket. David "Dave" Kuncio, 45, said he was working late at Schnucks Market, 1950 Zumbehl Road in St. Charles, on April 30 when he bought his winning ticket while on a break. Kuncio is a porter for the Schnucks Market.
"It was probably about 1 o’clock in the morning (May 1)," said Kuncio. "I called my girlfriend and she didn’t believe me. I had to give the phone to Rick (co-worker), so he could tell my girlfriend."
Kuncio said he plans to use his prize money to buy a car, a "really good used one." He also plans to pay off medical bills he incurred with a recent surgery.
"Cash Roulette," a $2 Scratchers game, officially started March 25.