December 15, 2008
Kansas City Couple and Drexel Man Split Largest Show Me Cash Jackpot
Two winning tickets possessed winning number combinations from the Dec. 4 Missouri Lottery Show Me Cash drawing. Michael and Arvetta Lawson of Kansas City, Kan., and Richard Smith of Drexel split the largest Show Me Cash jackpot to date, each walking away with half ($242,688) of the $485,376 jackpot.
The Lawsons purchased their winning ticket at Shell, 604 W. 75th St. in Kansas City, and Smith bought his ticket at Freeman Country Market, 27500 S. State Rt. C in Freeman. The Lawsons and Smith chose the Quick Pick option to select the winning numbers which were: 2, 5, 17, 30 and 33.
Show Me Cash
offers a rolling jackpot starting at $50,000, which increases by at least $5,000 at each drawing. The Lawsons and Smith were the eighth and ninth Show Me Cash jackpot winners since the game began on Sept. 8.