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Cash in on the total solar eclipse, literally

The Missouri Lottery is launching a special scratcher to commemorate the total solar eclipse. (Source: Missouri Lottery) The Missouri Lottery is launching a special scratcher to commemorate the total solar eclipse. (Source: Missouri Lottery)
MISSOURI (KFVS) -

The Missouri Lottery is offering a chance to cash in on the total solar eclipse.

The agency launched a $5 scratcher ticket called "Eclipse Cash" on July 12.

The grand price coincides with the date of the eclipse which is 8-21-17. The top prize is worth $82,117.

“Not only is this a fun way for Missourians and the many visitors we will have to get in on the novelty of the eclipse, but I am sure this ticket will also become a collectible item to commemorate this unique event,” said May Scheve Rear don, executive director of the Missouri Lottery.

Prizes range from $5 to $82,117.

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