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Black Pearls bring green dollars


COLUMBUS - A resident of New Concord will get some green after scratching an Ohio Lottery instant game. Jimmie R. Hines won $100,000, a top prize, on the Ohio Lottery’s Black Pearls.
 
After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, Hines receives a check for $69,000.
 
Hines purchased the winning ticket from Cambridge News & Carryout. Located at 527 Wheeling Avenue in Cambridge, this retailer receives a $1,000 agent bonus for selling a top prize 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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