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Much in common

YOUNGSTOWN - Two Ohioans have much in common, winning the same amount of money in the same game, yet on different days.  Dovie Colflesh of Richmond won $110,000 for matching five numbers in the 2-26-11 Rolling Cash 5 gameRobert O. Ward of Niles won $110,000 for matching all five numbers in the 2-28-11 Rolling Cash 5 game.
 
After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, Colflesh and Ward will each receive a check for $75,900.
 
Colflesh picked the numbers. The winning numbers were 5-11-14-28-38. Colflesh purchased the ticket from The Kroger Company, 858 Main Street in Wintersville. The Kroger Company receives a $500 agent bonus for selling a five-of-five winning ticket.
 
Ward picked the numbers also. The winning numbers were 3-8-12-21-25. He purchased the ticket at Pit N Git, 522 Robbins Avenue in Niles. Pit N Git also receives a $500 agent bonus for selling a winning ticket.
 
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 Lottery’s fiscal year 2010 transfer to the Lottery Profits for Education Fund was $728.6 million.
 
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