• Wed. Apr 21st, 2021

Missouri Lottery: Larry Matthews Wins $50,000 Powerball Prize

Missouri Lottery: Larry Matthews Wins $50,000 Powerball Prize

MO (STL.News) Larry Matthews of Cape Girardeau recently claimed a $50,000 Powerball prize from the Dec. 2 drawing.  He was one of two Missouri players who matched four out of the five white-ball numbers, as well as the Powerball number drawn that night.

The winning numbers were 28, 31, 40, 41 and 46 with a Powerball number of 4.

Matthews’ Powerball ticket was purchased at Food Giant Supermarket, 1120 N. Kingshighway St., in Cape Girardeau.  The other winning ticket was sold in Springfield.

Powerball is a $2 per play multi-state Draw Game with drawings held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:59 p.m.  All current and past winning numbers can be found at MOLottery.com.

In FY20, players in Cape Girardeau County won more than $12.7 million in Missouri Lottery prizes, and retailers received more than $973,000 in commissions and bonuses.  In addition, more than $7.4 million in Lottery proceeds went to education programs in the area, including Cape Girardeau and Jackson, as well as other local districts, and Southeast Missouri State University.