Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

February 21, 2014

Appanoose County lottery winners


The Daily Iowegian

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Leroy Hanna Sr. of Ottumwa was the latest big instant-scratch game winner in Appanoose County during calendar year 2013, winning $100,000 in the Gemstone 10S game with a ticket purchased at Elliotts General Store in Moravia.

John White of Centerville was the county’s latest and biggest lotto winner during the same period, winning $100,000 in the $100,000 Cash Game game with a ticket purchased at Kum & Go in Centerville.

Iowa Lottery players won a total of $200.8 million in prizes in fiscal year 2013, the latest complete year for which the lottery has records. However, there are a significant number of prizes that expire each year without being claimed. The lottery reminds its players to double-check their tickets. In fiscal year 2013, more than $1.3 million in lotto prizes expired in Iowa without being claimed.