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Omaha Man Wins $50,000 Playing Lucky Summer ‘13 Diamonds

Elkena Obed June 7, 2013 – Elkena Obed of Omaha won $50,000 playing the $5 Scratch game Lucky Summer ‘13 Diamonds from the Nebraska Lottery.

Obed purchased his winning Lucky Summer ‘13 Diamonds winning ticket at Quik Trip, 13007 Q Street in Omaha. Scratching the ticket, he revealed matching numbers with a corresponding prize of $50,000.

There are three $50,000 top prizes available in Lucky Summer ‘13 Diamonds. Obed is the first person to claim a top prize to date.

While claiming his prize on March 20, Obed told Nebraska Lottery officials that he didn’t realize he had won the $50,000 prize at first. “I thought my friends were playing a joke on me when I showed them the ticket and they said it was a winner,” said Obed. He plans to pay bills using his winnings.

Lucky Summer ‘13 Diamonds 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 $50,000. The odds of winning the top prize in Lucky Summer ‘13 Diamonds are 1 in 120,000, while the overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.44.


Published on 06/07/2013