MASON CITY — A Mason City man has won a $30,000 lottery prize.
Juan Pelayo won the prize in the Iowa Lottery’s “Win Big” scratch game. He purchased his winning ticket at Liquor Tobacco & Grocery, 18 N. Monroe Ave. in Mason City. He claimed his prize Monday at the lottery’s Mason City regional office.
Win Big is a $30 scratch game that features 11 top prizes of $300,000, 57 prizes of $30,000 and overall odds of 1 in 2.38. For more information about this game, and the number of prizes still available, visit ialottery.com.
Since the lottery’s start in 1985, its players have won more than $5 billion in prizes while the lottery has raised more than $2.2 billion for state programs. Today, lottery proceeds help our state in multiple ways. They support Iowa veterans and their families through the Iowa Veterans Trust Fund. They help the families of Iowa peace officers, firefighters and corrections employees who die in the line of duty. And they provide help for a variety of significant projects through the state General Fund.