Cedar Rapids has been really lucky this month – in both Iowa and Nebraska.
It turns out there have been lottery prize winners of $100,000 in the past two weeks in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, AND Cedar Rapids, Neb.
On July 17, Ronald Buettner of Cedar Rapids, Neb., claimed the top prize of $100,000 in
the Nebraska Lottery’s “Turquoise Treasures” scratch game. That was his second big lottery win -- Buettner also won a $150,000 prize playing a Nebraska scratch game back in 2012.
Not to be outdone, Iowa’s Cedar Rapids came through with its own lottery luck earlier today. That’s when William Clinton, a resident of the Linn County seat, claimed a $100,000 top prize in our “Vegas Game Book” scratch game. He won the fourth of eight top prizes in that $20
So, way to go, Cedar Rapids! Here’s to the winning streak continuing!