Tecumseh Woman Wins $100,000 Playing $100,000 Crossword Inferno

Cynthia Rademacher

Cynthia Rademacher of Tecumseh won $100,000 playing the $100,000 Crossword Inferno Scratch game from the Nebraska Lottery.

Rademacher purchased her winning ticket at Sapp Bros. at 1521 Harlan Street in Falls City.

Rademacher claimed her prize on June 1 at the Nebraska Lottery’s Lincoln offices and said she’s won smaller amounts before, but nothing like this.

“I was shaking,” she said.

After scratching off the winning ticket on Friday, May 28, Rademacher said she stowed the winning ticket in her freezer for safe keeping over the long weekend.

Rademacher said she’s going to put the money she won toward a house she and her husband are currently building.

A $10 Scratch game, $100,000 Crossword Inferno offers players a chance to win prizes from a free $10 ticket to $100,000. The chances of winning $100,000 are one in 171,000, while the odds of winning any prize are one in 3.

Published on 06/01/2021