A Mascoutah man bought a $30 scratch ticket at Speedi-Chek and walked away $100,000 richer.
John Wright scratched his Million $$ Match ticket right there in the Mascoutah liquor store, at 1040 W. Main St.
“I was shocked when I saw the $100,000 prize amount! I signed the back of my ticket right away,” he told lottery officials.
He told Illinois Lottery officials this week that he plans to help pay for his daughter’s college.
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The Illinois Lottery also paid a $1,000 bonus to Speedi-Chek for selling the winning ticket.
“I feel so lucky!” Wright said at the Illinois Lottery Prize Center in Springfield.