St. Charles woman wins $1 million in scratchers game

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St. Charles woman wins $1 million in scratchers game
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St. Charles woman wins $1 million playing the Missouri Lottery Scratchers game

ST. CHARLES, MO/July 13, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A suburban St. Louis woman is the latest million-dollar winner in a Missouri Lottery game.

Lottery officials said Wednesday that Charlotte Duba of St. Charles won a $1 million prize playing the “$300,000,000 Golden Ticket” Scratchers game. She bought the ticket at a Schnucks Market store in St. Louis County and claimed the prize Friday.

The “$300,000,000 Golden Ticket” game is a $30 game that began last year.

What does the state do with Missouri Lottery proceeds?

According to MOLottery.com, 66.6 cents out of every dollars goes to prizes, 23 cents goes to education, 5.9 cents goes to retailers, 4.5 cents kept by the state for administration with more than $308 million being given to education in 2016.

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