St Louis, MO (STL.News) Latres Turner of St. Louis has claimed a $50,000 top prize on the Missouri Lottery\u2019s \u201cCrossword Cash\u201d Scratchers game. Turner said she enjoys playing crossword style Scratchers tickets, which is why she selected the ticket when shopping at Jefferson BP Gas Station, 3258 S. Jefferson, in St. Louis.\u00a0 She scratched the ticket in her vehicle and was stunned as she uncovered word after word. \u201cI was kind of shocked,\u201d she recalled.\u00a0 \u201cI thought, \u2018No, this can\u2019t be happening.\u2019\u00a0 But the words kept coming!\u201d Turner uncovered 11 words on her winning ticket, meaning she had won one of the game\u2019s top prizes of $50,000. In total, \u201cCrossword Cash\u201d offers more than $7.1 million in remaining prizes, including five more $50,000 top prizes. In FY19, Missouri Lottery players in St. Louis won more than $40 million in prizes.\u00a0 Retailers in the city received more than $4.1 million commission and bonuses, and an additional $10.1 million went to educational programs in the county.\u00a0 For a detailed list of programs that benefited, visit MOLottery.com.