Carlos Jones of Willard received more than his routine morning pick-me-up when he stopped for coffee on Aug. 30. The 56-year-old retired machinist bought a Missouri Lottery “$1,000,000 Classic Cash” Scratchers ticket from Casey’s General Store, 703 S. Scenic in Springfield, and he uncovered a $100,000 prize.
Jones is not new to winning the Lottery, having collected a $77,000 prize in 2007 and several $1,000 prizes over the years, but he did admit that the news of his most recent win did make his “heart skip a little bit.”
The lucky Lottery player intends to use the windfall to become “debt-free.”
“It will just make everything easier,” he concluded.
“$1,000,000 Classic Cash” is a $10 ticket with a top prize of $1 million.