After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, Rhodes receives a check for $138,000.
She purchased the second-tier winning Powerball ticket at Kmart, 1589 ST. RT. 170 in East Liverpool. The winning numbers were 07-10-12-22-27. The Powerball number was 26. Kmart receives a $1,000 agent bonus for selling a second-tier ticket.
Susan Smolinski of Independence also won $200,000 for matching five of the numbers and no Powerball in the 8-21-10 Powerball drawing. She purchased the ticket from Discount Dairy Mart, 6160 Brecksville Road in Independence. Discount Dairy Mart received a $1,000 bonus for selling a prizewinning ticket also.
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.
Since 1974, the Ohio Lottery has raised more than $17 billion to support K-12 education across Ohio. The Lottery’s fiscal year 2010 transfer to the Lottery Profits for Education Fund was $728.6 million.
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