Omaha Woman Wins $1,000 Playing Mystery Doubler Crossword

Kimberly Brooks Kimberly Brooks of Omaha won $1,000 playing the $10 Scratch game Mystery Doubler Crossword from the Nebraska Lottery.   

Brooks purchased her winning Mystery Doubler Crossword ticket at Speedee Mart, 5205 South 72nd Street in Omaha. Scratching the ticket, she revealed 10 complete words in the crossword puzzle for a corresponding prize of $1,000.

Brooks told Lottery officials that she was in disbelief when she learned she had won. She turned to the clerk. “Are you sure?” she said. “This can’t be right.”

With the extra money, Brooks plans to cover moving expenses on her way to Arizona where she will take permanent residence at the end of August.

Mystery Doubler Crossword is a $10 Scratch game from the Nebraska Lottery that offers players the chance to win $2.8 million in cash prizes from $10 to $100,000. The odds of winning $1,000 playing Mystery Doubler Crossword are 1 in 10,200, while the overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 2.71.

Published on 08/31/2016