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Cedar Rapids Man Wins $30,000 Lottery Prize

Jerry Banes Wins the Top Prize Playing "Crossword" Scratch Game

Jerry Banes

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Cedar Rapids man won the top prize of $30,000 playing the lottery's "Crossword" instant-scratch game.

Jerry Banes claimed his prize Thursday at the Iowa Lottery's regional office in Cedar Rapids. He purchased his winning ticket at Uptown Liquor & Tobacco, 2000 Wiley Blvd. SW in Cedar Rapids.