Gregory Toedebusch of Augusta rang in 2014 with an extra $71,000 in his pocket, thanks to some Missouri Lottery luck. The St. Charles County resident was one of two Show Me Cash players to match all five numbers drawn on Dec. 31, 2013, earning each winner half of the $142,000 advertised jackpot, or $71,000 each. Toedebusch, the game’s 291st winner, used his own combination to select the winning numbers, which were: 5, 8, 19, 21 and 30. He purchased the winning ticket at S & R Convenience, Highway 47, in Marthasville.
Claudia Browner of Jefferson City claimed the other winning ticket, which she bought at Harry’s Place Cafeteria, 301 W. High St., in Jefferson City.
Show Me Cash, a daily Draw Game with jackpots that start at $50,000 and grow until someone wins, started in 2008. In the past 12 months, 60 jackpot prizes have been awarded, with the average jackpot size of more than $156,000.