July 6, 2010
Gas Mart USA Sells Independence Woman Ticket Worth $50,000
An Independence woman is $50,000 richer after uncovering the top prize on a Missouri Lottery "The Price Is Right" Scratchers ticket. Dorothy Smith, 57, purchased the winning ticket at Gas Mart USA, 17600 E. 39th St., in Independence.
“The Price is Right,”
a $3 ticket with a top prize of $50,000, officially began on May 1.
The Missouri Lottery generates nearly $1 billion a year in sales and contributes more than $200 million annually to Missouri public education programs, including the A+ Scholarship Program, Special Education Excess Costs and Vocational Technical Schools.