Omaha Woman Claims Third Truck$ & Buck$ Truck


Michaelina Triplett of Omaha is the third winner of a 2018 Ford F-150 XLT 4x4 SuperCrew Flex Fuel truck in the 23rd edition of the Nebraska Lottery’s $2 Truck$ & Buck$ Scratch game.

Triplett recently purchased her winning Truck$ & Buck$ ticket at Quik Trip, 4404 N 72nd Street in Omaha. Scratching the ticket, she revealed matching numbers in Game 3 for the corresponding truck prize.

Nebraska Lottery officials presented Triplett with her prize on Wednesday, March 14, at Quik Trip. She told Nebraska Lottery officials that she was “speechless” when she scratched off the ticket and realized she had won the truck prize. Triplett plans to give the truck to her mother as a gift. “It’s a pretty good birthday present,” said Triplett.

The 23rd edition of the Nebraska Lottery’s popular $2 Truck$ & Buck$ Scratch game features the 2018 Ford F-150 XLT 4x4 SuperCrew Flex Fuel truck as its top prize. Players have the opportunity to win one of seven Ford F-150 trucks as well as cash and Ethanol-enriched fuel prizes. The truck prize is valued at $54,500, which includes $1,697 for costs associated with ownership and state and federal withholding paid by the Nebraska Lottery of $2,725 and $13,080, respectively. The odds of winning the top prize in Truck$ & Buck$ are 1 in 300,000, while the overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.24.

Published on 03/16/2018