Missouri Lottery News: Excelsior Springs Resident, Jesse Cosens, Wins $50,000

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The sweet smell of peppermints led one Excelsior Springs man to a $50,000 win.  Jesse Cosens uncovered a top prize on the Missouri Lottery’s scented holiday Scratchers game, “Peppermint Payout.”  He purchased the ticket at Hy-Vee Gas, 8371 N. St. Clair Ave., in Kansas City.

“Peppermint Payout” is a $3 ticket that began on Oct. 15.  It offers more than $4.9 million in remaining prizes, including two more top prizes of $50,000.

Players can enter holiday-themed Scratchers tickets and eligible Draw Games tickets into the “Second Chance of a Lifetime: Gourmet Getaway” promotion.  Through Jan. 8, “Gourmet Getaway” offers additional opportunities to win prizes, including culinary-inspired trips to Italy, France and California.

The Missouri Lottery reminds players not to give Lottery tickets as gifts for children under 18 years old.

SOURCE: news provided by MOLOTTERY.COM on November 19, 2018