March 18, 2003
VERSAILLES MAN CLAIMS $1,000 POT OF GOLD
A Versailles man visited the Missouri Lottery office in Jefferson City on St. Patrick’s Day to claim a $1,000 prize he won in the Lottery’s "Pot O’ Gold" Scratchers game. Jeffery Buff, 44, said he and his wife, Christina, plan to use the prize money to buy a new grill and pay some bills. They said they also plan to use some money to celebrate Christina’s mother’s birthday, which was March 15.
Buff purchased his winning ticket March 15 at Merten’s Mini Mart, Highway 5 South in Versailles.
"Pot O’ Gold," a $2 Scratchers game, officially went on sale Feb. 1.