Kelly Anderson of Monroe won $5,000 playing MyDay from the Nebraska Lottery.
Anderson’s ticket was purchased at M Mart, 338 Columbus Ave. in Monroe. The five-play ticket contained one play with the winning Month (01), Day (13), and Year (83) from the September 22 drawing for the $5,000 top prize.
While claiming her prize September 23, Anderson told Lottery officials that she was overwhelmed with the news of winning. “It’s just exciting,” she said. “It feels like prayers have been answered. It’s been a tough couple of years and eventually my luck had to change.”
Anderson plans to use her winnings to buy a new car.
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.