April 25, 2008
Eldon Woman Wins $20,000 Instantly
Sandra Ellis wasn’t feeling well on April 25, but she started feeling much better after she uncovered a $20,000 prize on a Missouri Lottery "$250,000 Mega Cash" Scratchers ticket.
"I was in shock, and I’m still in shock," Ellis said when she claimed her prize later that day.
Ellis purchased her winning ticket at Break Time, 809 S. 15th St. in Eldon.
Ellis is not yet sure what she will do with her prize money, but she plans to use some of it to pay bills.
"$250,000 Mega Cash
," a $10 game, officially began on Jan. 31, 2007.