Missouri Lottery Player Wins $50,000 Scratchers Prize

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) A Missouri Lottery player spelled her way to a $50,000 top prize on a “$50,000 Crossword Extra” Scratchers ticket bought at Signal Food Store, 881 W. Commercial St., in Mansfield.

The winner, who said she enjoys playing crossword-style tickets, had her husband verify the win the next morning.  He came back and told her it was, in fact, a winner.

“I thought he was kidding me at first,” she recalled.  “He couldn’t believe it either!”

She plans to use some of the winnings to pay off her car.

“$50,000 Crossword Extra” is a $3 game with over $5.6 million in unclaimed prizes, including four more top prizes of $50,000.