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Jumping Jack Jones

ATHENS -- A resident of New Lexington is jumping for joy after winning a second-tier prize on an Ohio lottery on-line game. Jack Jones won $250,000 for matching five of the five numbers drawn and no mega ball in the 1- 4-11 Mega Millions game.
 
After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, Jones receives a check for $172,500.
 
Jones purchased the second-tier prize winning Mega Millions’ ticket from Woolfes Huff & Puff Mini Mart. Located at 605 N. Main Street in New Lexington; this agent receives a $1,000 selling bonus. He used auto pick. The winning numbers were 4-8-15-25-47. The mega ball number was 42.
 
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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