Lincoln Man Wins $1,000 Playing USA

Jeremy Stanislov Jeremy Stanislav of Lincoln won $1,000 playing the $5 Scratch game USA from the Nebraska Lottery.

Stanislav purchased his winning USA ticket at U-Stop, 6801 Wildcat Drive in Lincoln. Scratching the ticket, he revealed matching numbers for a corresponding prize of $1,000.

While claiming his prize on September 8, Stanislav told Lottery officials that he didn’t realize he had won the $1,000 prize at first after scratching the ticket. “I thought it was $500, or that there was some catch,” said Stanislav. He plans to pay bills using his winnings.

USA is a $5 Scratch game from the Nebraska Lottery that offers players the chance to win $1.2 million in cash prizes from $5 to $50,000. The odds of winning $1,000 playing USA are 1 in 20,000, while the overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.38.

Published on 09/09/2016