Eau Claire (WQOW) - An Eau Claire woman used a crossword puzzle to win a big Wisconsin Lottery prize.
Valerie Diestelmeier of Eau Claire won the first top prize of $100,000 playing the Incredible Crossword scratch game. The ticket cost her $10.
Diestelmeier purchased her Incredible Crossword ticket at Mega Holiday at 539 Water Street in Eau Claire.
Retailers who sell winning tickets over $599 receive an incentive of 2% of the winning ticket amount up to $100,000.
There are a total of three $100,000 top prizes in the Incredible Crossword scratch game – two $100,000 top prizes are still available.
In addition to the three top prizes, players can win between $10 and $10,000.