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April 26, 2002

THREE MORE WIN TRIPS IN EXPLORE MISSOURI PROMOTION

Three more Missouri Lottery players will be dusting off their suitcases after their names were drawn to win a trip of their choice to one of five special destinations in Missouri. Patricia Kliegel of St. Thomas, Reba Kencey of Independence and Denise Marler of St. Louis all were selected as trip winners from among 18,340 entries - 11,340 through the Lottery’s Web site and 7,000 through the mail - in the second of 10 drawings. The second drawing was held today. The promotion, which began April 6, is a joint effort between the Missouri Lottery and the Missouri Division of Tourism. A total of 30 Missouri weekend getaway trip prize packages, provided by the Division of Tourism, will be awarded in the Lottery’s second-chance promotion. To participate, players can purchase a $2 "Explore Missouri" Scratchers ticket. Players can win cash prizes of up to $20,000 or one of five 2002 Ford Explorers and $500 cash in the instant-win game. If the ticket is a non-winner, the player can enter on-line by logging on to www.molottery.com and entering the 14-digit serial number on the back of their non-winning ticket. Players also can enter by mailing their tickets to: Explore Missouri, Missouri Lottery, P.O. Box 104711, Jefferson City, Mo., 65110-4711. The Lottery will conduct eight more drawings to award 24 more trips, three per drawing. The remaining deadlines and drawing dates are as follows: ENTRY DEADLINES DRAWING DATES April 26 May 3 May 3 May 10 May 10 May 17 May 17 May 24 May 24 May 31 May 31 June 7 June 7 June 14 June 14 June 21 In addition to a chance to win a new Ford Explorer or a Missouri trip package, the Missouri Lottery also will pay withholding taxes on both prizes. For more information, visit the Lottery’s Web site at www.molottery.com.





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