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Wapello Man Wins $12,000 Lottery Prize

Lyle Gillette Wins the First Top Prize Playing "Spades" Scratch Game

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Wapello man won the first top prize of $12,000 playing the lottery's "Spades" instant-scratch game.

Lyle Gillette claimed his prize Monday at the Iowa Lottery's regional office in Cedar Rapids. He purchased his winning ticket at Kum & Go, 303 Hwy. 61 N. in Wapello.