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February 11, 2008

Higbee Woman Wins Top Lottery Prize

Glenda Beal, Higbee, is planning to buy her 10-year-old twin boys dirt bikes for their birthday after winning the $250,000 top prize in the Missouri Lottery’s "$250,000 Mega Cash" Scratchers game.
"I told her a long time ago we’d win on that game," said Ben Beal, Glenda Beal’s husband.
Beal purchased her ticket on Feb. 8 at Ice House, 1730 S. Morley St. in Moberly.  She bought three "$250,000 Mega Cash" tickets and scratched them off in her van in the parking lot.  She didn’t win on the first ticket and won $10 on the second ticket.  On the third ticket, she revealed the top prize.
This is not the first big prize Beal has won.  In March 2006, she won $20,000 on a Scratchers ticket.  She used the money as a down payment to buy a bar in Macon - Ace of Clubs.  Beal plans to use some of her prize money from her latest win to pay bills and work on the bar.
"$250,000 Mega Cash," a $10 game, officially began on Jan. 31, 2007.  Beal’s prize is the 17th top prize of $250,000 to be awarded of the 30 total in the game.





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