2006-09-20 15:09:49.097

Washington Artist Uncovers $100,000

A 43-year-old Washington glass artist can travel this autumn after she uncovered a $100,000 prize instantly on a Missouri Lottery "Harley-Davidson®" Scratchers ticket. Katherine Walter said she bought the winning ticket on Sept. 16 when she stopped to cash a check at Alcorn Washington Food Mart, 500 E. Fifth St. in Washington, where she works as a cashier on the weekends.
"I only scratched it to $20,000 until this morning," said Walter, when she claimed her prize on Sept. 18. "It’s a good thing I didn’t know it was really worth $100,000, because I wouldn’t have made it this weekend."
Walter said she plans to use the prize money to pay bills and save for retirement. She also plans to splurge on a new purse, one that "costs more than $25."
"Christmas is coming up, too," said Walter. "I’m sure Christmas shopping will be fun."
Walter and her husband, Roger, may also take a trip to either the Redwood Forest or San Francisco.
The "Harley-Davidson®" Scratchers game and the promotion officially started May 27. By buying a $5 "Harley-Davidson" ticket, Lottery players have a chance to instantly win up to $100,000 in cash or one of 10 2006 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy vivid black motorcycles plus $250 cash and a $250 Genuine Harley-Davidson Merchandise in-store credit.
Non-winning "Harley-Davidson" tickets can also be entered into the last of three drawings in the "Ticket to Ride" promotion for a chance to win a grand-prize 2006 Ford Harley-Davidson™ F-150 truck and $500, one of three Fat Boy motorcycles, or one of 900 Harley-Davidson prize packages. The final drawing will be held Oct. 4. All entries received during the promotion will be eligible for the grand-prize truck during the final drawing on Oct. 4.
An entry into the promotion consists of one $5 "Harley-Davidson" Scratchers ticket. Players can enter the drawings in three ways: on-line at molottery.com; by depositing entries at a Missouri Lottery office; or by mailing them to:
"Ticket To Ride" Scratchers Promotion
Missouri Lottery
P.O. Box 104711
Jefferson City, MO 65110-4711

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