Deanna Brown Wins $10,000 Playing "Triple Platinum 777" Scratch Game
DES MOINES, Iowa - A Des Moines woman won $10,000 playing the lottery's "Triple Platinum 777" instant-scratch game.
Deanna Brown purchased her winning Triple Platinum 777 ticket at Git-N-Go, 2145 E. Park Ave. in Des Moines. She claimed her prize on Monday at the Iowa Lottery's headquarters in Des Moines.
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