Heath Schweitzberger Wins Top Prize Playing 'Crossword' Scratch Game
DES MOINES, Iowa - A Sioux City man has won a $30,000 lottery prize.
Heath Schweitzberger claimed the 10th of 86 top prizes of $30,000 available in the Iowa Lottery's newest "Crossword" instant-scratch game.
Schweitzberger claimed his prize Thursday at the lottery's regional office in Storm Lake. He purchased his winning ticket at Casey's, 4301 Stone Ave. in Sioux City.
Crossword is a $3 scratch game. Players win a prize by uncovering at least three complete words in the ticket's puzzle. If a player uncovers 10 words, he/she wins $30,000. The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are 1 in 3.82.
Seventy-five top prizes of $30,000 are still up for grabs in Crossword (game #805), as well as 118 prizes of $3,000 and thousands of prizes of $300 and $100.Return to top↑