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Moon gets the stars

TOLEDO - A resident of Toledo reached for the moon and got stars when he won a top prize on an Ohio Lottery instant game. Michael A. Moon won $100,000 on Special Edition Cashword.
 
After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, Moon will receive a check for $69,000.
 
Moon purchased the winning ticket from Circle K #5739.  Located at 6008 Secor Road in Toledo, this retailer receives a $1,000 agent bonus for selling a top prizewinning 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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