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July 3, 2002

ILLINOIS TRUCK DRIVER WINS $10,000 IN MOBERLY

Story Photo A truck driver from Quincy, Ill., saw fireworks a day before the Fourth when a "Lucky 7s Bingo" Scratchers ticket he bought this morning in Moberly turned out to be worth $10,000. Richard Markey, 48, said he stops in Break Time, 1210 Highway 24 E. in Moberly, every weekday morning and buys one bingo-type ticket and a V8 drink. Markey, who drives a truck for a rendering plant, said he may use the winnings to buy a house, since he currently rents. "Lucky 7s Bingo" is the 407th Scratchers game offered by the Missouri Lottery. The $2 game officially started April 13.





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