Missouri Lottery winner finds that the $5,000 prize was actually $50,000

One Missouri Lottery player realized the importance of scratching an entire ticket, even though she thought she was winning $5,000. It turned out that it was 10 times more.

The Eldon woman said that she purchased her $50,000 Crossword Extra ticket at Mini Mart Eldon, and then stopped scratching when she revealed a prize.

The player stated,

I saw it was a $5,000 winner. I didn’t believe I had to scratch off any of the rest.

She said that she hadn’t finished scratching the ticket until the day after she had sat down to eat. She claimed she was shocked to find out that her total prize was $50,000

The winner stated,

I had my food before me and couldn’t eat. I was so shocked!