Cynthia Fuller Wins First Top Prize of $50,000 Playing "Sizzling 7's" Scratch Game
DES MOINES, Iowa - A De Witt woman won the first top prize of $50,000 playing the lottery's "Sizzling 7's" instant-scratch game.
Cynthia Fuller claimed her prize April 5 at the Iowa Lottery's regional office in Cedar Rapids. She purchased her winning ticket at Casey's, 1515 11th St. in De Witt.
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