Bayard Man Wins $40,000 Playing Fluorescent Fortune

Sylvester Trevino Sylvester Trevino of Bayard won $40,000 playing the $5 Scratch game Fluorescent Fortune from the Nebraska Lottery.

Trevino purchased his winning Fluorescent Fortune ticket at Stagecoach Stop, 320 M Street in Gering. Scratching the ticket, he revealed matching numbers in Game 3 for a corresponding prize of $40,000.

There were three $40,000 top prizes available in Fluorescent Fortune. Trevino was the third person to claim a top prize in the game.

While claiming his prize on March 30, Trevino told Nebraska Lottery officials that he was “shocked” to realize he had won the top prize. “It was a pretty good way to start the day off,” said Trevino. He had no definite plans for his prize money.

Fluorescent Fortune was a $5 Scratch game from the Nebraska Lottery that offered players the chance to win $1.1 million in cash prizes from $5 to $40,000. The odds of winning the top prize in Fluorescent Fortune were 1 in 120,000, while the overall odds of winning any prize were 1 in 3.33.

Published on 04/12/2016