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DATE: Friday, August 30, 2013
CONTACT: Karie Lowe (785) 296-5744

It's "Off to the Races!" for 40 Lucky Lottery Players

Forty Kansas Lottery players have each won a V.I.P. Racing Experience prize package to Kansas Speedway for the NASCAR races in October!  The 40 winners in the Kansas Speedway online-only second-chance drawing were announced today.

To become eligible for the drawing, players who purchased $5 Kansas Speedway instant scratch tickets from March 28 through noon August 27, 2013, entered their non-winning tickets online through the Kansas Lottery's Players Club.  There were approximately 14,350 entries in the drawing.

The 40 winners are:

  1. Sherry Bartlett, Lenexa
  2. Ana Thomas, Derby
  3. Vernon Coleman II, Wichita
  4. Julie Boone, Yates Center
  5. Vincent DiCarlo, Olathe
  6. Christine Browning, Paola
  7. Kenneth Baxter, Merriam
  8. Steve Parrett, Wichita
  9. Valerie Thomas, Wichita
  10. Richard Gostautas, Paola
  11. Chris Bruning, Phillipsburg
  12. Craig Tucker, Haysville
  13. Samantha McCullough, Salina
  14. Kermit McGregor, Derby
  15. Carl McMechan, Oskaloosa
  16. Kim Brummer, Rossville
  17. Rachel Bruning, Everest
  18. Annabel Vinduska
  19. Deborah Nuss, Russell
  20. Shawn O'Grady, Wichita
  21. Stephen Brull, Atchison
  22. Debra Pener, Overland Park
  23. Grayson Smith, White City
  24. Dennis Graves, St. John
  25. Betty Barnet, Leavenworth
  26. Michael Garner, McPherson
  27. Marvin E. Dunsworth, Pretty Prairie
  28. Laura Jones, Douglass
  29. Jean Ditmars, Shawnee
  30. Candace Church, Derby
  31. Jerry Tuggle, Cherryvale
  32. Patrick Somsky, Olathe
  33. Shantel Harrison, Manhattan
  34. Dale Le Bar, Derby
  35. Tim Geissert, Salina
  36. Jan Ray, Wichita
  37. Michael Cypert, Wellington
  38. Shelly Anderson, Plainville
  39. Caicy Crutcher, Hoisington
  40. Tina McGuire, Claflin


Each V.I.P. Racing Experience prize package includes two tickets for the October 4-6 ARCA and NASCAR races at Kansas Speedway; one double occupancy hotel room for Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights; transportation between the hotel and track; food and other amenities at the Kansas Lottery hospitality chalet; $400 cash; and state and federal income withholding taxes; bringing the total value of each prize package to approximately $4,450.

The 40 winners will receive an email for address verification followed by a mailed claim form.  Winners must claim their prize package within 14 days from the date of the drawing, or the next eligible entry will declared the winner.

Kansas Speedway Tickets Remain on Sale

$5 Kansas Speedway instant scratch tickets will remain on sale at Kansas Lottery retail locations, giving players a chance to win up to $5,000 instantly.  As of August 30, four $5,000 top prizes remain in the game as well as other large prizes, which include numerous $500 and $100 cash prizes.  For game details and a list of available prizes, visit the Kansas Lottery's Instant Games List:  /Games/InstantGamesList.aspx.    

Another Chance to Win Race Tickets on Facebook!

For another chance to attend the October races at Kansas Speedway, players who "Like" the Kansas Lottery's Facebook page can enter to win one of five pairs of tickets to each of the following races at Kansas Speedway October 4 -6, 2013; ARCA Series Kansas Lottery 98.9; NASCAR Nationwide Series Kansas Lottery 300; and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400.  Visit the Kansas Lottery Facebook page and click on the "Speedway" tab to enter. Winners will be announced September 16 on the Kansas Lottery's Facebook page:


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