Missouri Lottery http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Check Your Lottery Tickets: Did You Win $2.7 Million? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/check-your-lottery-tickets-did-you-win-27-million <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Someone is holding a $2.7 million winning Missouri Lotto ticket, but lottery officials don't yet know who the lucky person is.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Lotto ticket purchased at a </span>QuikTrip<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the St. Louis County town of </span>Florissant<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> matched all six numbers in the drawing from Saturday. The winning numbers are 14, 20, 21, 24, 25 and 35.</span></p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 17:35:39 +0000 The Associated Press 25665 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Check Your Lottery Tickets: Did You Win $2.7 Million? That crumpled Powerball ticket in your pocket might be a $1M winner http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/crumpled-powerball-ticket-your-pocket-might-be-1m-winner <p>Missouri Lottery officials are still seeking out the holder of a Powerball ticket worth $1 million.</p><p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 14:38:55 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 4313 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org That crumpled Powerball ticket in your pocket might be a $1M winner Jackpot: St. Louis man claims $2.7M lottery prize http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jackpot-st-louis-man-claims-27m-lottery-prize <p>A St. Louis man has claimed <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/we-have-winner-27m-winning-lottery-ticket-sold-st-louis">a $2.7 million jackpot</a> in the Missouri Lottery&#39;s Lotto game.</p><p>Lottery officials said Tuesday that 62-year-old Steven Niemczyk bought the winning ticket for the July 21 Lotto drawing at a convenience store in St. Louis. The winning numbers were 2, 13, 14, 15, 19 and 38.</p><p>The lottery says Niemczyk has chosen to receive the prize in 25 annual installments.</p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 22:05:50 +0000 The Associated Press 4218 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jackpot: St. Louis man claims $2.7M lottery prize We have a winner: $2.7M winning lottery ticket sold in St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/we-have-winner-27m-winning-lottery-ticket-sold-st-louis <p>The winner has yet to come forward, but Missouri Lottery officials say someone is holding a ticket worth $2.7 million.</p><p>Lottery officials say the ticket was sold at a QuikTrip on Gravois Road for the July 21 Missouri Lotto drawing. The winning numbers were 2, 13, 14, 15, 19 and 38.</p><p>The winner is encouraged to sign the back of the ticket, then put it in a safe place before taking it to one of the four Lottery offices in the state to claim the prize. Those offices are in St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield and Jefferson City.</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 15:16:31 +0000 The Associated Press 4164 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org We have a winner: $2.7M winning lottery ticket sold in St. Louis Mo. Lottery: there's no plan to generate $35M lawmakers hoped for http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-lottery-theres-no-plan-generate-35m-lawmakers-hoped <p>Officials at the Missouri Lottery have no strategy to generate an additional $35 million that legislative budget writers and Gov. Jay Nixon&#39;s administration had hoped would help avoid cuts to government services.<br />&nbsp;<br />A Lottery spokesman told The Associated Press on Tuesday that its goal is to generate about $289 million for education during the fiscal year that began July 1. That would be an increase of little more than 3 percent from last year.<br />&nbsp; Tue, 17 Jul 2012 20:16:57 +0000 The Associated Press 4132 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Lottery: there's no plan to generate $35M lawmakers hoped for Have you won three lottery prizes this year? Well, this man has. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/have-you-won-three-lottery-prizes-year-well-man-has <p>For the third time this year, an eastern&nbsp;Missouri man has won a substantial prize in the Missouri Lottery.</p><p>Lottery officials say Ronald Cordsiemon Sr. of Elsberry&#39;s latest prize is a $20,000 winner for the &quot;Silver Anniversary&quot; scratchers&nbsp;game, purchased at a Casey&#39;s General Store in Elsberry. He also won&nbsp;a $100,000 Lottery prize in January and $610 playing Lotto.</p><p>Luck apparently runs in the family. Cordsiemon&#39;s son won a&nbsp;$50,000 Lottery prize Christmas Day last year.</p> Tue, 08 May 2012 16:02:51 +0000 The Associated Press 3651 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Have you won three lottery prizes this year? Well, this man has. Mo. House backs increase in veterans homes funding with cut to state lottery prizes http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-backs-increase-veterans-homes-funding-cut-state-lottery-prizes <p>The Missouri House has given first-round approval to a plan that would cut the amount of money available for state lottery prizes to increase funding for state-run veterans homes.</p><p>The legislation would reduce lottery prize funds by about 3.5 percent and put the money toward early childhood education programs that currently get funds from the Missouri Gaming Commission. Gaming Commission money now used for early childhood education would instead go to veterans&#39; homes.</p> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 19:13:07 +0000 The Associated Press 3164 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House backs increase in veterans homes funding with cut to state lottery prizes $2.4 million lottery prize still unclaimed for sold-in-St. Louis ticket http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/24-million-lottery-prize-still-unclaimed-sold-st-louis-ticket <p><em>Updated 9:14 a.m. on Dec. 6 with calculated date of drawing</em></p><p>Check those coat pockets and car floorboards - a $2.4 million Missouri lottery prize has yet to be claimed for a winning ticket sold in St. Louis.</p><p>The Missouri Lottery says that the winning ticket was purchased at Mobil on the Run, 9950 Big Bend Blvd. in St. Louis. The winning number combination was 2, 20, 22, 31, 33 and 37.</p> Mon, 05 Dec 2011 18:24:13 +0000 Kelsey Proud 2613 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org $2.4 million lottery prize still unclaimed for sold-in-St. Louis ticket Morning headlines: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-wednesday-march-16-2011 <ul><li>The Missouri House took only an hour to debate and pass the state&#39;s budget for next year. The $23 billion spending plan holds K-through-12 spending in place while cutting higher education funding by seven percent. The full Missouri House is scheduled to take up the state budget the week of March 28th, right after lawmakers return from spring break.</li><li>&nbsp;A task force focused on rural Missouri crime has recovered more than $2.5 million worth of stolen property in the past year and a half. Wed, 16 Mar 2011 14:18:38 +0000 Julie Bierach 731 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Morning headlines: Initial autopsy results in Martin death investigation, Ryan awaiting appeals court decision, Mo. lottery changes drawings http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-initial-autopsy-results-martin-death-investigation-ryan-awaiting-appeals <ul><li><a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/article_f4e1975c-879d-5181-9e3c-0a70c0cc4240.html">According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch</a>, an initial autopsy of 27 year-old Adrienne Martin did not reveal any signs of disease. St. Louis County medical examiner Dr. Mary Case, also said that Martin's cremation won't hurt the investigation of her death. Martin was found dead Dec. 19 in the Huntleigh home of former Anheuser-Busch CEO August Busch IV. Case says tissue samples were taken from Martin's organs to help determine the cause of her death.</li><li>An Illinois appeals court will decide whether imprisoned former Gov. George Ryan will be able to visit his ailing wife. Lura Lynn Ryan is in intensive care suffering complications from chemotherapy. The ex-governor's attorneys asked the court to release him yesterday in an emergency motion.</li><li><a href="http://www.molottery.com/">The Missouri lottery </a>is moving its evening drawings back more than two hours so more people will have time buy tickets. Sales currently end at 6:45 p.m. for the daily drawings for Pick 3, Pick 4, Show Me Cash, and for Missouri lotto on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Starting Monday, sales for the drawings will end at 8:59 p.m., and the Lottery says numbers will be drawn between then and 9:15 p.m.</li></ul><p> Thu, 06 Jan 2011 14:45:06 +0000 Julie Bierach 252 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Initial autopsy results in Martin death investigation, Ryan awaiting appeals court decision, Mo. lottery changes drawings