Lebanon Woman Wins $50,000 Playing OGNIB

Susan Wyatt Susan Wyatt of Lebanon won $50,000 playing the $5 Scratch game OGNIB Backwards Bingo from the Nebraska Lottery.

Wyatt purchased her winning ticket at Casey’s General Store #2709, 422 Nasby Street in Cambridge. Scratching the ticket, she matched all the numbers on the CALLER’S CARD for a corresponding prize of $50,000.

There are three $50,000 top prizes available in OGNIB. Wyatt is the second person to claim a top prize to date.

While claiming her prize on May 20, Wyatt told Nebraska Lottery officials that she scratched off her winning ticket while traveling to Omaha for a track meet. “I wasn’t sure that I’d won, so I called the Lottery office to check,” said Wyatt. Learning that the ticket was a $50,000 winner was a shock, she said. “I kept saying, ‘We did it! We did it!’ And now that we’re here getting the check, it’s finally sunk in,” said Wyatt. She plans to pay bills using her winnings.

OGNIB Backwards Bingo is a $5 Scratch game from the Nebraska Lottery that offers players the chance to win $1.1 million in cash prizes from $5 to $50,000. The odds of winning the top prize in OGNIB are 1 in 120,000, while the overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.36.

Published on 05/25/2016