When Richard Adams checked MOLottery.com on his phone the evening of Feb. 25, he was shocked to see the numbers he routinely plays featured as the winning Show Me Cash jackpot numbers – a feat that delivered a $146,000 prize.
“I had to go and get the ticket out of the truck right then,” he shared with a laugh. “I knew I played those numbers, but you don’t really believe it until you see the ticket.”
Adams, 49, made the lucky purchase just hours before the drawing at Westland Travel Center, 10866 Lilac in St. Louis, while stopping for gas on his way back home to Collinsville, Ill. The winning numbers for Feb. 25 were: 1, 9, 10, 24 and 30.
He plans to use the prize money to “pay off some bills and get ahead of the game.”
Show Me Cash is a daily Draw Game with jackpots that start at $50,000 and grow until someone wins. Adams’ win marks the 300th jackpot win since the game began in 2008. In the last year, there have been 57 winning Show Me Cash jackpots tickets – with an average prize of $160,464.