Someone who purchased a Missouri Lotto ticket at Kum & Go, 3015 W. Republic Road in Springfield, is $1.2 million richer after matching all six numbers drawn to win the jackpot prize on July 30. The winning number combination was: 1, 16, 24, 26, 29 and 41.
The ticket marks the 207th Lotto jackpot winner since the game started in 1986, according to May Scheve Reardon, executive director for the Missouri Lottery.
“If you’re the player holding this lucky ticket, the first thing you need to do is sign the back of it. Then keep it in a safe place until you can claim your jackpot prize at one of our four Lottery offices, including one in Springfield.” she said.
Lotto winners have exactly 180 days from the drawing to claim their prize. In this case, the winner has until Jan. 26, 2012. Missouri Lottery offices are located in Springfield, St. Louis, Kansas City and Jefferson City. Maps to each office can be found on the Lottery’s website at Molottery.com.