A Cape Girardeau man won $40,000 in the multistate "Mega Millions" lottery.
John Blackwell, 62, purchased his ticket Jan. 11 at Schnucks in Cape Girardeau, according to a news release.
Blackwell paid an extra dollar to add a "megaplier" number to his ticket. When his ticket matched the winning numbers the "megaplier" increased his total winnings from $10,000 to $40,000.
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