After purchasing the ticket, he only partially scratched it off before checking to see if it was a winner.
“It wasn’t until I had the lady at the counter scan it that I saw I had won $100,000!” he explained.
He had won one of the six top prizes offered in the game.
“My hands were shaking!” he shared. “I couldn’t believe it.”
“$100,000 Break the Bank” is a $5 game that launched on Sept. 27. The game features prizes from $5 all the way up to $100,000. It currently has over $8.6 million in unclaimed prizes, including two more top prizes of $100,000 and three additional prizes of $20,000.
In FY21, players in Johnson County won more than $5.2 million in Missouri Lottery prizes, retailers received more than $544,000 in commissions and bonuses, and more than $8.8 million in Lottery proceeds went to education programs in the county.
All Missouri Lottery offices are open – by appointment only – for claims of $600 or more. Winning tickets may also be claimed by mail.