LINCOLN, Neb. (by Release) - Update: 9/14/18
According to Nebraska Lottery Linda Newberry of Scottsbluff was the winner of the big jackpot. Its the second big win for Newberry who won $5,000 playing MyDaY in 2015.
"I told my daughter I thought I'd have a heart attack," says Newberry. "It was a very big shock."
Even though she won the top prize for the 2by2, she said she will continue to play it and use her winning for a much needed bathroom remodel.
Nebraska Lottery states the odds of winning the top prize of the 2by2 are 1 in 105,625.
One lucky player who bought a 2by2 ticket for the Tuesday, September 11 drawing is holding a ticket worth $44,000.
The Nebraska Lottery has confirmed that one ticket sold for Tuesday’s 2by2 draw matched all four winning numbers for the top prize. The ticket was sold at Scottsbluff Watering Hole, 121 West 27th Street, in Scottsbluff. The winning numbers from Tuesday’s 2by2 draw were Red 04, 15, and White 07, 24.
Because the winning ticket was a multi-draw ticket purchased with a draw selection divisible by 7, it qualified for the free 2by2 Tuesday feature in which all prizes won on Tuesday automatically double in value. The regular $22,000 top prize was doubled to $44,000.
Winning Nebraska Lottery Lotto tickets expire 180 days after the drawing. Prizes of $20,000 or more must be claimed in person at Lottery headquarters in Lincoln. Additional information about claiming prizes can be found at the Nebraska Lottery website, nelottery.com, or by calling 800-587-5200.
2by2 is run by the Multi-State Lottery Association and was introduced in June 2002. Players in Kansas, Nebraska and North Dakota have the opportunity to win up to $44,000 Monday through Sunday by playing 2by2. The odds of winning the 2by2 top prize are 1 in 105,625. The overall odds of winning any 2by2 prize are 1 in 3.59.