St Charles, MO (STL.News) – St. Charles resident Ruth Vilcinskas purchased a Missouri Lottery Show Me Cash ticket worth $243,000 while visiting FastLane, 1425 Jungs Station Road, in St. Peters. Vilcinskas played her own set of numbers – 12, 14, 15, 28 and 32 – to match all five numbers drawn in the Aug. 4 drawing.
Show Me Cash is a $1 daily Draw Game with jackpots that start at $50,000 and grow until it is won. Vilcinskas’s win marks the 27th time a Show Me Cash jackpot has been won in 2019, with an average jackpot prize of more than $220,000. Tonight’s Show Me Cash jackpot is estimated at $62,000.
Last fiscal year, players in St. Charles County won more than $42 million in Missouri Lottery prizes. Retailers received more than $4.5 million in commissions and bonuses, and an additional $12.1 million went to education programs in the county. The specific programs that benefited in St. Charles County can be viewed here.