February 13, 2014 – Matthew Pelster of Grand Island won $7,777 playing the $20 Scratch game Spectacular 7 from the Nebraska Lottery.
Pelster purchased his winning Spectacular 7 ticket at Pump & Pantry, 3355 West Stolley Park Road in Grand Island. Scratching the ticket, he revealed one “7” symbol for a corresponding prize of $7,000. In addition, there were two matching prize amounts in the bonus area for $700, and two matching symbols in the Instant $77 area for $77, making Pelster’s total prize $7,777.
There are 30 $7,777 prizes available in Spectacular 7. Pelster is the fourth person to claim a $7,777 prize to date.
Spectacular 7 is a $20 Scratch game from the Nebraska Lottery that offers players the chance to win $10 million in cash prizes from $20 to $200,000. The odds of winning $7,777 playing Spectacular 7 are 1 in 72,000, while the overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 2.39.