BOISE, Idaho – What started out as a birthday present eventually turned into Christmas in May for Misty Adams of Idaho Falls when she claimed the last top prize of $200,000 on the Idaho Lottery’s Scratch GameTM Winter Wonders. A 2014 holiday ticket, Winter Wonders has officially ended after begin on the market since October and selling 99% of the entire game before the final top prize was won.
The winning ticket was sold at Country Corner, located at 1st and Ammon Road in Idaho Falls.
“My husband got me the first two Winter Wonders tickets from a new roll at Country Corner for my birthday last week,” explained Misty. “I took the winnings from those, and some other tickets, and went back and bought the next two Winter Wonders, tickets #3 and #4. Well, ticket #3 was the big winner. I knew it right away!”
An insurance agent in Idaho Falls, Misty plans to pay a few bills, set aside some for her family, and then invest the balance. For their part in selling the winning ticket, Country Corner, receives a bonus from the Idaho Lottery of $20,000.