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Ending Date Announced For 11 Scratch Games

Deadline Established to Claim Prizes in 11 Games That Are Ending

DES MOINES, Iowa - As part of its standard procedures, the Iowa Lottery is officially ending 11 instant-scratch games and has established the deadline by which players must claim prizes in them.

The lottery has announced the end date for the following 11 scratch games: "Red Hot Cherries," "Triple Platinum 777," "Twisted," "Holiday Bonus Crossword," "Holiday Wishes," "Winter Bucks," "Santa Games Doubler©," "Lucky Hearts," "X Marks The Spot™," "PAC-MAN™" and "Double Wild 8's®." Players have until the close of business on July 10 to claim prizes in these games.

Players may visit an Iowa Lottery retailer or one of the lottery's offices in Council Bluffs, Storm Lake, Des Moines, Mason City and Cedar Rapids to claim scratch-game prizes.

The lottery replaces ending games with new games throughout the year. A complete list of current scratch and pull-tab games can be found on the lottery website at