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March 19, 2014

Wheeling Woman Takes Chance on $1 Lottery Ticket, Wins $222,000

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A patron looking for a bargain ended up with more than some value-priced goods earlier this month. Patricia Perkins of Wheeling spent $1 on a Missouri Lottery Show Me Cash ticket and matched all five numbers drawn on March 6. The feat earned the 51-year-old a $222,000 jackpot prize.
           
Perkins bought the winning Quick Pick ticket at Rudy’s Discount Smoke Shop, 301 Washington St., in Chillicothe. The winning numbers were:  19, 23, 24, 31 and 35. 
           
Show Me Cash is a daily Draw Game with jackpots that start at $50,000 and grow by $5,000 each drawing until someone wins. In the past 12 months, 59 jackpot prizes have been awarded, with the average jackpot size of more than $147,000. Since the game began in 2008, more than $44 million has been awarded in jackpot prizes.

 

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