Springfield, Mo. -- (1/9/2018) It is said that seeing new places can enrich your life. That was the case for an Oklahoma woman visiting Missouri in December, when she won a top prize of $50,000 playing a Missouri Lottery “Warm Winter Winnings” Scratchers ticket.

Angelika Rodgers of Durant, Oklahoma, was on her way to St. Louis when she stopped for lunch at Pilot Travel Center, 4939 W. Chestnut St. in Springfield, and purchased her winning ticket. She said the win comes at a good time.

“I just paid my property taxes,” Rodgers shared. “I bought the ticket hoping to get some of that money back.”

Besides paying her property taxes, Rodgers hopes to use the money to visit her mother, who lives in Sweden.

Warm Winter Winnings is a $3 ticket with a top prize of $50,000. More than $3.9 million in prizes remains in the game, including and two top prizes.

(Media Release)