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Cedar Rapids Woman Wins $100,000 Lottery Prize

Betty Thedford Wins Top Prize of $100,000 Playing "Iowa's $100,000 Cash Game"

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Cedar Rapids woman won a top prize of $100,000 in the Sept. 4 drawing of "Iowa's $100,000 Cash Game."

Betty Thedford claimed her prize Tuesday at the Iowa Lottery's regional office in Cedar Rapids. She purchased her winning ticket at Hy-Vee, 1843 Johnson Ave. N.W. in Cedar Rapids.

Thedford matched all five numbers in the Cash Game drawing on Sept. 4 to win the top prize. The winning numbers for that drawing were: 1-8-27-30-33.

Players in Iowa's $100,000 Cash Game choose five numbers from a pool of 35. Tickets in the game cost $1 and drawings are held at 8:28 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The odds of winning the game's top prize are 1 in 324,632.

Winning numbers may be checked at the lottery website at 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.

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