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Johnston Man Wins $10,000 Lottery Prize

Scott Oeltjenbruns Claims Prize from Feb. 24 Mega Millions® Drawing

Scott Oeltjenbruns

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Johnston man won a $10,000 prize in the Feb. 24 Mega Millions drawing.

Scott Oeltjenbruns claimed his prize Feb. 24 at the Iowa Lottery's headquarters in Des Moines. He purchased his winning ticket at Kum & Go, 2110 Guthrie Ave. in Des Moines.

The winning numbers in the $83 million Mega Millions drawing on Feb. 24 were 1-16-18-25-27 and Mega Ball 3. The Megaplier® number that night was 4. Oeltjenbruns' ticket matched the four white balls and the Mega Ball to win a $10,000 prize. Had he added the Megaplier option to his ticket, Oeltjenbruns would have multiplied his $10,000 win by four to claim a $40,000 prize.

There was no jackpot winner in the Feb. 24 Mega Millions drawing.

Players can multiply their prizes (except the jackpot) with the Megaplier up to four times. The cost is $1 per play.

Winning numbers may be checked at the lottery website at www.ialottery.com or through the winning numbers' hot line at (515) 323-4633. Winning numbers may also be checked with lottery retail outlets or by calling the lottery at (515) 725-7900 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.