Steamboat briefs: Powerball winner still hasn’t claimed prize |

Steamboat briefs: Powerball winner still hasn’t claimed prize

— The owner of a winning $200,000 Powerball ticket sold two weeks ago in Steamboat Springs has yet to come forward to claim his or her prize.

Colorado Lottery officials confirmed Friday that no one has turned in the ticket, which was sold at the Safeway grocery story in Steamboat in late October. The ticket matched five of the six Powerball numbers from the Oct. 21 drawing. Those numbers were 6, 16, 34 and 51, and the Powerball number was 4.

The winner has until April 19 to claim the $200,000 prize.

Other Steamboat lottery players also have fared well in recent weeks. Steamboat resident Robert Weese won $1,000 last week playing the $18,000,000 Money Machine scratch game, and Steamboat resident Terrence Coghlan won $5,000 last week, also playing the $18,000,000 Money Machine game. Both tickets were sold at the Sinclair gas station on Mount Werner Road. Tickets for the game cost $20, and Colorado Lottery spokeswoman Erika Gonzalez says it's currently the game with the highest odds of winning.

When contacted by phone Friday, Weese said he only occasionally plays lottery games, but he was nonetheless excited about his win. He said he'll probably spend his winnings on bills.

The listed phone number for Coghlan was disconnected.

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