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May 3, 2002

THREE MORE WIN TRIPS IN EXPLORE MISSOURI PROMOTION

Three more Missouri Lottery players, including two mid-Missourians, 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. Harold Owens of Jefferson City, Patty Haag of Tebbetts and Margie Johnson of Plattsburg all were selected as trip winners from among 18,579 entries -- 11,193 entered through the Lottery’s Web site and 7,386 entered through the mail -- in the third of 10 drawings. The third 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 seven more drawings to award 21 more trips, three per drawing. The remaining deadlines and drawing dates are as follows: ENTRY DEADLINES DRAWING DATES 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 a complete list of trip winners and more information on the game and promotion, visit the Lottery’s Web site at www.molottery.com.





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