Thomson purchased his winning Turquoise Treasures ticket at No Frills Supermarket, 4240 South 50th Street in Omaha. Scratching the ticket, he revealed matching numbers with a corresponding prize of $100,000.
There are three $100,000 top prizes available in Turquoise Treasures. Thomson is the first person to claim a top prize to date.
Turquoise Treasures is a $10 Scratch game from the Nebraska Lottery that offers players the chance to win $2 million in cash prizes from $10 to $100,000. The odds of winning $100,000 playing Turquoise Treasures are 1 in 100,000, while the overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.28.