1999-09-27 11:23:09.09


A painter from Lampe is headed to the races after he scratched off a trip for four to Florida in the Missouri Lottery’s "Green Thunder" instant game. Tony Koller, 29, said he bought only one ticket, and it turned out to be the winner. Koller purchased his winning ticket at Jug & Plug in Shell Knob. Koller said he thinks he will take his wife and 2-year-old son on the Florida vacation, which is scheduled around the DAYTONA 500 Race� next February. A total of 15 trips will be awarded through the "Green Thunder" instant game. The trips for four include airline tickets, hotel accommodations, tickets to the DAYTONA 500 Race�, tickets to the NAPA Auto Parts� 300 Race, passes to Orlando theme parks and $500 cash. In addition, withholding taxes of 28 percent federal and 4 percent state will be paid by the Lottery.

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