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Vinton Man Wins $25,000 Lottery Prize

Ryan Merkle Wins Top Prize Playing The "Bingo Night" Scratch Game

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Vinton man won the top prize of $25,000 playing the lottery's "Bingo Night" instant-scratch game.

Ryan Merkle bought his winning ticket at Casey's, 3625 Edgewood Road S.W. in Cedar Rapids. He claimed his prize Monday at the Iowa Lottery's regional office in Cedar Rapids.