Friday, May 03, 2013
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Dickinson County Couple will use $730,484 Jackpot to "Pay off
A Dickinson County couple
married 36 years discovered early this morning they have won
$730,484 playing Super Kansas Cash! Their $2 Quick Pick ticket
matched all numbers in the May 1 drawing, capturing the jackpot.
The winning numbers were 11-14-22-27-32 Cash Ball 05.
"We were dumbfounded," said the
lucky winners. "In one word, we would describe it as
'surreal.'" Claiming the ticket at Lottery headquarters
today, the husband described how he had stopped to get gas and
checked his own ticket on a Check-a-Ticket machine. The machine
told him to sign the back of the ticket and redeem it at the
"I wasn't sure what that meant,
so I had the lady behind the counter check the ticket," the husband
explained. "That's how we found out we had had won the jackpot! We
weren't even aware the Super Kansas Cash jackpot had been hit in
north central Kansas."
The winners, who have two grown
children, knew right away what they would do with their
"We're going to pay off our
family farm," they agreed. "It's a great feeling. This has truly
changed our lives."
The winners, who asked the
Lottery not to identify them publicly, said they have been playing
the Lottery since it started.
"You can't win if you don't
play," said the husband. "And we're going to keep on playing. We
get tickets for every Powerball, Super Kansas Cash and Mega
Millions drawing, plus we play scratch tickets, and we already have
a ticket for the Firecracker 50/50 drawing."
The winners purchased their
lucky ticket at West Stop West, located at 1324 NW
Street in Abilene. The store will receive a $1,000 bonus
from the Kansas Lottery for selling a jackpot-winning Super Kansas
The Super Kansas Cash
jackpot has returned to $100,000 for Saturday's drawing.
The last time the Super Kansas
Cash jackpot was hit was February 9, when a Topeka couple won
$100,000. On February 6, a Montgomery County couple hit a Super
Kansas Cash jackpot worth $1.065 million.
For more information on games,
promotions, winning numbers, and unclaimed prizes, or to join the
free Kansas Lottery Players Club, visit www.kslottery.com.