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Lincoln’s Sergei Nastin won the Nebraska Lottery’s mega multiplier game twice last month. The two jackpots totaled $21,000.
Last month, it was Lincoln’s Sergei Nastin. He was stopped by the Nebraska Lottery Headquarters on August 19 to beat odds of 1 in 58,500 to claim the top prize of $20,000 in the $20 Mega Multiplier Scratch Game.
Nastin told lottery officials that he would use it to pay bills, or possibly “for something fun like a jet ski.”
He may have spent some of his winnings on other lottery tickets. Because just five days later he came back to claim another mega multiplier jackpot, for $1,000 – the game’s second highest prize. This time the odds were 1 in 39,000.
He’s not the only lucky man in Lincoln. On August 23, Lincoln’s Shari Neal claimed a prize in a $5,000 daily My Day game, which asks players to choose three numbers that match the month, day, and year.
This was the third time Neil had won the My Day game, and the second time playing the numbers that make up his birthday.
4041 N in Omaha. Four My Day tickets sold on the same day at the same Kum & Go convenience store at 168th St. are still unclaimed. Winning numbers: 04, 14, 54.
The odds of winning the daily jackpot are 1 in 36,525.
Zachary Reese of Omaha beat the even taller odds (1 in 501,942) to win the Nebraska Lottery’s Daily Pick 5 game on August 24. He bought his ticket at the Hi-Ve convenience store at 132nd and West Dodge Roads, which corresponds to the numbers 05, 08. , 18, 26 and 34. The jackpot price was $130,000.
“I didn’t get much sleep,” Rees admitted to lottery officials when he claimed the prize two days later.
No winners have been announced for Nebraska’s Biggest Lottery Winner in August. 1000 S in Omaha. A Mega Million ticket worth $1 million was sold for the August 16 drawing at Hi-Vee Supermarket at 178th St. The winning ticket matches five white numbers (33, 35, 41, 45, 51) but missed the red mega ball numbers (01). The odds of winning that prize are 1 in 12,607,306.