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Winning because of the holidays

COLUMBUS - It was because of the holidays that two Ohio Lottery players got lucky. Buying holiday instant games, Connie S. Hedges of Circleville won $50,000 on Holiday Lucky Times 10. John B. Harris of Columbus won $20,000 on the Holiday Gifts instant game.
 
After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, Hedges will receive a check for $34,500.  Harris receives a check for $13,800.
 
The Ohio Lottery is actively seeking winners of all prize levels to share their stories. Players with an interest in telling theirs can contact the Ohio Lottery at www.ohiolottery.com/winners.
 
Since 1974, the Ohio Lottery has raised more than $17 billion to support K-12 education across Ohio. The Ohio Lottery transferred $728.6 million to the Lottery Profits Education Fund in FY10.
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