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Mother, daughter claim Mega Millions prize

Mar 08, 2013 -- 10:18am


Standard Democrat

A mother and daughter who have been playing the lottery together for years have claimed a $250,000 prize from a recent Mega Millions drawing.

Odessa Chanley, 62, of East Prairie, Mo., and Tina Wrzesinski, 44, of Overland, Mo., will split the $250,000 prize. Chanley bought the winning Quick Pick ticket at Gas-A-Mat in East Prairie.

Gas-A-Mat will receive a $1,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket, which was drawn Feb. 19.

Mega Millions is a multistate lottery with drawings on Tuesday and Friday nights.

It has jackpots that begin at $12 million.

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