CLIVE, Iowa, Dec. 5, 2017 – An eastern Iowa man has claimed a $30,000 lottery prize.

Gregory Fix of Blue Grass claimed the 11th of 19 top prizes of $30,000 available in the Iowa Lottery’s “Jolly Holiday Crossword” scratch game.

Fix bought his winning ticket at Casey’s, 3700 W. Locust St. in Davenport, and claimed his prize Monday at the lottery’s regional office in Cedar Rapids.

Jolly Holiday Crossword is a $3 scratch game. More details about how to play this game and the number of prizes still up for grabs in it can be found on the Iowa Lottery’s website,

The Jolly Holiday Crossword scratch game is one of 11 holiday tickets that can be entered online or via our new mobile app in the “Secret Santa” Play It Again® promotion from now through 8:59 a.m. Dec. 28 for a chance to win cash prizes. For rules and complete details, visit

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