Friday, May 02, 2014
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Manhattan Resident Claims $494,262 Super Kansas Cash
A Manhattan resident has claimed the $494,262 Super Kansas Cash
jackpot from the Monday, April 28 drawing. The lucky winner,
who wished to remain anonymous, matched all Super Kansas Cash
numbers, picking his own winning numbers on a $3 ticket. The
winning numbers were 16-22-26-30-32 Cash Ball 09.
"I've always picked my own numbers when playing Super Kansas
Cash," said the winner. "For years, I used to pick my own
numbers using family members' birthdates. Now I look at the
frequency charts on the Lottery's website to see how often each
number has been drawn before I play. My strategy has paid
The morning after the drawing, the Manhattan resident was
drinking coffee and watching TV when he realized he was holding the
"I was watching TV when the winning numbers came up on the
morning news," said the winner. "I was in a state of
disbelief when I realized I had won the jackpot. I couldn't
quit smiling and laughing. I checked my ticket several times
before I had it checked again at a convenience store. After I
left the store, I called the Lottery and had it checked yet
again. When I called my wife at work, I asked her if she was
sitting down because I had some big news. She was as shocked
as I was when I told her we had hit a jackpot."
The winner and his wife have big plans for their winnings.
They plan to purchase a new vehicle, take a vacation and share a
portion of their prize money with family.
"We haven't told anyone we've won," said the winner. "Our
family will be very surprised when they find out."
The winning ticket was purchased at Shop Quik 12, located at 430
Fort Riley Blvd. in Manhattan. For selling the jackpot-winning
ticket, the store is eligible for a $1,000 selling bonus.