Joplin retailer sells $100,000 winning scratcher ticket

Joplin Retailer Sells 100000 Winning Scratcher Ticket
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SAINT LOUIS, Mo. – Pilot Travel Center on Highway 43 sold a $100,000 scratcher ticket in Joplin, Missouri.

The “$2,000,000 Extreme Cash” scratcher was later claimed by a resident of Belvidere, Illinois.

“$2,000,000 Extreme Cash” is a $20 game with over $16.4 million in unclaimed prizes, including one more top prize of $2 million.

During the 2021 fiscal year, players in Newton County won more than $8.2 million in Missouri Lottery prizes

Retailers received more than $744,000 in commissions and bonuses.

Also, $5.1 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.

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(This article has been corrected to show highway 43, not highway 42.)