Lincoln Man Claims Third Truck$ & Buck$ Truck

Chris Matzke

Chris Matzke of Lincoln is the third winner of a 2019 Ford F-150 XLT 4x4 SuperCrew Flex Fuel truck in the 24th edition of the Nebraska Lottery’s $2 Truck$ & Buck$ Scratch game.

Matzke purchased his winning Truck$ & Buck$ ticket at U-Stop #26, 8350 Northwoods Dr. in Lincoln.

Nebraska Lottery officials presented Matzke with his prize on Friday, May 10 at U-Stop. He said that he almost exclusively plays $1 Scratch tickets, but after winning $70 on Quick 7s, he decided to play something different.

“I’d never played Truck$ & Bucks before,” Matzke said. “I bought $10 worth and won.”

Matzke bought his tickets on Saturday, May 4, and had to wait until Monday to call the Nebraska Lottery. Matzke said he spent all weekend pacing before he could turn in his winning ticket.

When he came to drive his truck home from an event at U-Stop on Friday, Matzke said the last few days felt like the longest week of his life, but he was very happy to be heading off to pick his kids up from school in the Ford F-150.

“This is great,” he said. “I never thought I would own a brand new pickup.”

The 24th edition of the Nebraska Lottery’s popular $2 Truck$ & Buck$ Scratch game features the 2019 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 $54,600, which includes $1,214 for costs associated with ownership and state and federal withholding paid by the Nebraska Lottery of $2,730 and $13,104, respectively. The odds of winning the top prize in Truck$ & Buck$ are 1 in 300,000, while the overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.09.

Published on 05/10/2019