Farmington Lottery Winner Gets 1.7 Million

(Farmington, MO) A Missouri Lottery LottoTicket, purchased December 22nd at The Convenience Barn, 1750 Columbia St. in Farmington, is making a lucky winner $1.7 million richer. The ticket matched all six numbers in the final jackpot win of 2021. A Missouri Lottery press release indicates as a regular Lotto player, the winner said he has come close to winning before by matching five of the six numbers. When it was announced after the December 22nd drawing that a jackpot ticket had been sold in Farmington, the winner checked his tickets against the winning numbers drawn.  In the last fiscal year, players in St. Francois County won more than $13.9 million in total Lottery prizes. Retailers in the county received more than $1.3 million in commissions and bonuses, and an additional $4.8 million of Lottery proceeds supported educational programs in the county. In total, the six Lotto jackpots won in 2021 accounted for $18 million in prizes won by players across the state. Since 1986, 267 Lotto jackpot winners have won more than $794.3 million in total jackpot prizes.