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Denison Man Wins $25,000 Lottery Prize

Manuel Fuentes Wins Top Prize Playing the "Bingo Boxes" Scratch Game

Manuel Fuentes

DES MOINES, Iowa - A western Iowa man has won a $25,000 lottery prize.

Manuel Fuentes of Denison claimed the 11th of 24 top prizes of $25,000 available in the Iowa Lottery's "Bingo Boxes" instant-scratch game.

Fuentes claimed his prize Thursday at the lottery's headquarters in Des Moines. He purchased his winning ticket at Hy-Vee, 1426 Broadway in Denison.

Bingo Boxes is a $2 scratch game. Players try to win a prize by matching numbers in any complete horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, four corners, an "X" pattern or all four numbers in the shaded box patterns in the play area on each ticket. The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are 1 in 3.78.

Thirteen top prizes of $25,000 are still up for grabs in Bingo Boxes, as well as 33 prizes of $2,500, 30 prizes of $1,000, 84 prizes of $500, 103 prizes of $250 and hundreds of prizes of $150.

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