Three Arkansas Lottery Players Win Big

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Three Arkansas Scholarship Lottery players have won some big prizes this week.

Karen D. Cook of Pine Bluff won $250,000 when she turned in a non-winning $250,000 Taxes Paid instant ticket for the Play It Again second-chance drawing.

Cook says she plans on using part of her winnings to travel and saving the rest.

Another big lottery winner this week is Robert K. Mize of Jacksonville. He won $75,000 with a Jumbo Bucks Crossword - $3 game ticket. Mize bought the ticket at J&J Mart in Jacksonville. He says some of the money will be used to buy a motorcycle.
The third big winner is Shaquanna Smith of Little Rock. She won $20,000 in a recent Mega Millions drawing and also bought the multiplier option. She bought the lucky ticket at Terri Foods in Little Rock. Smith says she'll use her winnings to pay some bills.

In other lottery news, the Arkansas-only Natural State Jackpot is at $270,000 for tonight's draw.

On Friday night, there's a $353 million Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs and Saturday's Powerball jackpot will be $70 million.

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