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Indianola Woman Wins $30,000 Lottery Prize

Sarah Ritchie Wins Top Prize Playing 'Tic-Tac Dough' Scratch Game

Sarah Ritchie

DES MOINES, Iowa - An Indianola woman has won a $30,000 top prize playing the Iowa Lottery's "Tic-Tac Dough" instant-scratch game.

Sarah Ritchie claimed her prize Monday at the lottery's headquarters in Des Moines. She purchased her winning ticket at Casey's, 607 N. Jefferson Way in Indianola.

Tic-Tac Dough is a $3 scratch game. Players win a prize by matching three game symbols in the same row, the same column, or the same diagonal line within the playing area. The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are 1 in 3.58.

One top prize of $30,000 is still up for grabs in Tic-Tac Dough, as well as 40 prizes of $300 and 52 prizes of $180.

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