Beatrice Woman Wins $5,000 Playing MyDaY

Linda Skala Linda Skala of Beatrice recently won $5,000 playing MyDaY from the Nebraska Lottery.

There were more than 15,000 Nebraska Lottery winners in the Saturday, March 19 drawings. Among these winners was Skala, who purchased her winning MyDaY ticket at Casey’s General Store, 1116 North 6th Street in Beatrice. The three-play ticket contained one play with the winning Month (6), Day (24) and Year (03) from the March 19 drawing for the $5,000 top prize.

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

While claiming her prize on March 21, Skala told Nebraska Lottery officials that she uses family birthdays for her MyDaY numbers. She learned she had won after checking the Nebraska Lottery website, “I told my husband, ‘I just won $5,000.’ I couldn’t believe it,” said Skala. 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 03/23/2016