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Des Moines Man Wins $30,000 Lottery Prize

Jerry Freeman Wins Top Prize Playing 'Crossword' Scratch Game

Jerry Freeman

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Des Moines man has won a $30,000 top prize playing the Iowa Lottery's "Crossword" instant-scratch game.

Jerry Freeman claimed his prize Wednesday at the lottery's headquarters in Des Moines. He purchased his winning ticket at Quik Trip, 3700 Hubbell Ave. in Des Moines.

Crossword is a $3 scratch game. Players win a prize by uncovering at least three complete words in the ticket's puzzle. If a player uncovers 10 words, he/she wins $30,000. The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are 1 in 3.82.

Ten top prizes of $30,000 are still up for grabs in Crossword (game #756), as well as 11 prizes of $3,000, 100 prizes of $300 and hundreds of prizes of $100.

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