January 24, 2013 – Diane Hyer of Omaha won $30,000 playing the $5 Scratch game 5X Lucky from the Nebraska Lottery.
Hyer purchased her winning 5X Lucky ticket at DJ’s, 6818 South 13th Street in Omaha. Scratching the ticket, she revealed matching numbers in Row 8 for a corresponding prize of $30,000.
There are three $30,000 top prizes available in 5X Lucky. Hyer is the second person to claim a top prize in the game.
While claiming her prize on January 10, Hyer told Nebraska Lottery officials that she didn’t believe she had won the top prize at first. “I got out a magnifying glass to check, and then I had my neighbor take a look at it,” said Hyer. She has no plans for her prize at this time.
5X Lucky is a $5 Scratch game from the Nebraska Lottery that offers players the chance to win $1.2 million in cash prizes from $5 to $30,000. The odds of winning $30,000 playing 5X Lucky are 1 in 120,000, while the overall odds of winning any prize were 1 in 3.58.