Lincoln Woman Wins $5,000 Playing MyDaY

MyDaYRenita Guyton of Lincoln recently won $5,000 playing MyDaY from the Nebraska Lottery.

There were more than 7,500 Nebraska Lottery winners in the Thursday, March 17 drawings. Among these winners was Guyton, who purchased her winning MyDaY ticket at Stop ‘N Shop, 2200 North 48th Street in Lincoln. The ticket contained the winning Month (6), Day (16) and Year (16) from the March 17 drawing for the $5,000 top prize.

Four hundred and twenty-seven Nebraska Lottery players have won the MyDaY top prize to date.

While claiming her prize on March 18, Guyton told Nebraska Lottery officials that she learned she had won after checking the winning numbers using her phone. “I asked my niece to double-check the ticket. It was exciting,” said Guyton. She plans to pay bills using her winnings.

MyDaY is a Nebraska Lottery Lotto game with a calendar theme. Players can win up to $5,000 by choosing a six-digit date for each $1 MyDaY play. The odds of winning the $5,000 top prize in MyDaY are 1 in 36,525, while the overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 8.17.

Published on 03/18/2016