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Cedar Rapids Man Wins $50,000 Lottery Prize

Brian Stewart Wins Top Prize Playing "Sizzling 7's" Scratch Ticket

Brian Stewart

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Cedar Rapids man won a top prize of $50,000 playing the lottery's "Sizzling 7's" instant-scratch game.

Brian Stewart claimed his prize Tuesday at the Iowa Lottery's regional office in Cedar Rapids. He purchased his winning ticket at Casey's, 9001 Sixth St. S.W. in Cedar Rapids.

Sizzling 7's is a $5 scratch game. Players try to win a prize by scratching the 12 "spin" lines. If they get three like symbols in the same spin, they win the prize shown for that spin. If players find the "flame" symbol, they win double the prize shown for that spin. If they get three "7" symbols in the same spin, they win seven times the prize shown for that spin.

Six top prizes of $50,000 are still up for grabs in Sizzling 7's as well as 110 prizes of $1,400, 155 prizes of $280 and more than 1,000 prizes of $140 and $70.

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 ialottery.com. 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.