December 15, 2011
Brothers Bond With Show Me Cash Jackpot Win
Sibling rivalry won’t be a problem for the Petraitis brothers of Illinois. Dennis and Thomas Petraitis matched all five numbers drawn in the Missouri Lottery’s Show Me Cash drawing on Dec. 2, winning the pair $257,000. The lucky duo split the jackpot prize, leaving each with a $128,500 payday.
Dennis, 56, resides in Columbia, Ill., and Thomas, 60, lives in Chicago, Ill. They bought the winning $5 Quick Pick ticket at Circle K, 4089 Telegraph Road, in St. Louis.
Show Me Cash
offers a rolling jackpot starting at $50,000, which increases by at least $5,000 at each drawing. The winning numbers from the Dec. 2 drawing were: 3, 20, 28, 32 and 35. To date, more than $23.9 million in jackpot prizes has been awarded in the game.