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Des Moines Man Wins $50,000 Lottery Prize

Scott Richeal Wins Big Top Prize Playing the "Super Crossword" Scratch Game

Scott Richeal

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Des Moines man has won a $50,000 lottery prize.

Scott Richeal claimed the fifth of 34 top prizes of $50,000 available in the lottery's "Super Crossword" instant-scratch game.

Richeal claimed his prize April 1 at Iowa Lottery headquarters in Des Moines. He purchased his winning ticket at Quik Trip, 2428 Hubbell Ave. in Des Moines.

Super Crossword is a $5 scratch game. Players win a prize by uncovering at least three complete words in either puzzle or the complete bonus word in the play area on each ticket. The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are 1 in 3.69.

Twenty-eight top prizes of $50,000 are still up for grabs in the latest Super Crossword game, as well as 59 prizes of $5,000 and hundreds of prizes of $500 and $100.

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