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Waterloo Man Wins $50,000 Lottery Prize

Frank Danehy Jr. Wins Top Prize In 'Super Crossword' Scratch Game

Frank Danehy Jr

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

Frank Danehy Jr. claimed the 16th of 37 top prizes of $50,000 available in the Iowa Lottery's "Super Crossword" instant-scratch game.

Danehy claimed his prize Monday at the lottery's regional office in Cedar Rapids. He purchased his winning ticket at Kwik Star, 324 Fletcher Ave. in Waterloo.

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-one top prizes of $50,000 are still up for grabs in Super Crossword, as well as 43 prizes of $5,000, 66 prizes of $500 and 598 prizes of $100.

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