Missourians win $3 million lottery jackpot after previously winning $250,000

A Missouri couple who previously collected a $250,000 prize from a scratch-off lottery ticket said they were shocked when a recent ticket earned them a $3 million jackpot.

The Washington County residents told Missouri Lottery officials they were buying groceries from the Short Stop Convenience store in Potosi when they purchased a Big Riches scratch-off ticket.

“I just had this feeling,” one of the winners said.

The pair scratched the ticket off in the store and were surprised to uncover a major prize.

“We started scratching the ticket and saw we had won $100,000,” one of he spouses said. “We kept scratching, and they were all $100,000!”

The ticket was worth a total $3 million.

The couple said they had won $250,000 from a scratch-off ticket a few years earlier.

“It was just like God blessed us again,” the wife said.

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