John Evans of McCook won $100,000 playing Cosmic Cash Crossword from the Nebraska Lottery.
Evans purchased the winning ticket at Smokers Outlet, 1111 West B Street in McCook.
When he claimed his prize, Evans told Lottery officials that he was initially shocked to see that he had won. He second-guessed himself as he inspected the ticket before scanning it and knowing without a doubt that he had won.
With the winnings, he plans to use the money to buy a new car, pay bills and fund home improvements.
As a $10 Scratch game from the Nebraska Lottery, Cosmic Cash Crossword offers players the chance to win prizes from $10 to $100,000. The odds of winning $100,000 playing Cosmic Cash Crossword are 1 in 170,000 while the odds of winning a prize of any kind are 1 in 2.71.