A St. Louis man is the winner of $1 million in a Missouri Lottery game, becoming the 500th person to win a prize worth $1 million or more in the state lottery’s 32-year history.

The Lottery said Thursday that Ramic Nijaz won the prize playing the “$300 Million Golden Ticket” scratchers game. He purchased the winning ticket at a Phillips 66 station on Lemay Ferry Road on Sept. 7.

The “$300 Million Golden Ticket” game started in 2016.


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