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Wright County Man Wins $10,000 Lottery Prize

Simmie Elmore Claims Big Prize In '$100,000 Mega Crossword' Game

Simmie Elmore

CLIVE, Iowa - A Wright County man has won a $10,000 lottery prize.

Simmie Elmore of Belmond won the big prize in the Iowa Lottery's "$100,000 Mega Crossword" scratch game. He purchased his winning ticket at Yesway, 112 River Ave. S. in Belmond, and claimed his prize Tuesday at the lottery's Mason City regional office.

The $100,000 Mega Crossword is a $10 scratch game that features overall odds of 1 in 3.30 and 38 top prizes of $100,000. For more information about this game, and the number of prizes still available, visit

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