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Cass County Man Wins $50,000 Lottery Prize

Craig Leighton Wins Top Prize of $50,000 Prize Playing MONOPOLY™ Scratch Ticket

Craig Leighton

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Cass County man won the top prize of $50,000 playing the lottery's "MONOPOLY™" instant-scratch game.

Craig Leighton from Griswold claimed his prize Friday at the Iowa Lottery's regional office in Council Bluffs. He purchased his winning ticket at U-Stop Convenience Shop, 19900 Virginia Hills Road in Council Bluffs.

Players can also Play It Again if they don't win on their MONOPOLY scratch tickets. Enter non-winning MONOPOLY tickets in the Lottery's VIP Club between now and noon on Sept. 6 for a chance to win one of eight exciting getaway prize packages in the "Great Iowa Getaway" promotion.

The Great Iowa Getaway cities include: Boone/Ames, Council Bluffs, Davenport, Dubuque, Mason City, Moravia, Okoboji and Storm Lake. Visit for complete details and rules.

Players who enter their non-winning MONOPOLY tickets in the VIP Club will also receive Points For Prizes™ points just like they do on any other eligible non-winning Iowa Lottery instant-scratch ticket. They can then use those points to pick out prizes in the online store.