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Garner Man Wins $50,000 Lottery Prize

Mark Molencamp Wins Top Prize of $50,000 Playing "Super Crossword" Scratch Game

Mark Molencamp

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Garner man won a top prize of $50,000 playing the lottery's "Super Crossword" instant-scratch game.

Mark Molencamp claimed his prize Monday at the Iowa Lottery's regional office in Mason City. He purchased his winning ticket at Casey's, 145 Hwy. 18 in Garner.

Super Crossword is a $5 scratch game. Players win a prize by scratching the "your letters" then scratching the corresponding letters found in Puzzles 1 and 2 and the "bonus word." If players have scratched at least three complete words in Puzzle 1 or 2, they win the corresponding prize shown in the prize legend for that puzzle. If players uncover all six letters in the "bonus word" by scratching the letters that match the "your letters" they win the prize shown in the prize box.

Fourteen top prizes of $50,000 are still up for grabs in Super Crossword as well as 11 prizes of $5,000, more than 170 prizes of $500 and more than 1,330 prizes of $100.

Players can enter eligible non-winning scratch tickets online to earn "Points For Prizes™" points. The point value will be revealed to the player on the website upon successful submission of each eligible valid ticket. There is a limit of 30 ticket entries per day. To participate in Points For Prizes, a player must register for a free account at Registration is a one-time process. Merchandise that can be ordered by using points will be listed on the website in the Points For Prizes online store. Players can choose from items in categories such as apparel, automotive, jewelry, sporting, tools and more.