Cruisin’ Into a Win

Ocean Springs player wins a top prize on scratch-off

While Cruisin’ the Coast® is in full swing on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, one lucky Mississippi Lottery player from Ocean Springs made their way north to Lottery headquarters to claim one of the top $10,000 prizes on the $2 Cruisin’ the Coast scratch-off game.

The player purchased their winning ticket from Circle K on Bienville Boulevard in Ocean Springs.

In honor of the 26th annual event, the Mississippi Lottery designed a special scratch-off of the same name. The tickets include four versions, each featuring an iconic vehicle of the past.

Available this week at Mississippi Lottery retailers:

  • $2—Fast Money: Approximate overall odds are: 1:4.75. Win up to $15,000.
  • $5—The Addams Family Fortune*: Approximate overall odds are: 1:4.03. Win up to $100,000.
  • $20—$400,000 Multiplier Mania: Approximate overall odds are: 1:3.96. Win up to $400,000.

Jackpots on the rise

Friday night’s Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $410 million with a cash value of $213.8 million, and Thursday night’s Mississippi Match 5 jackpot is worth an estimated $160,000.

Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob provides content for DeSoto County News and occasionally is heard on the OB Pod podcast talking about area happenings. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

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