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Second-tier Powerball prize claimed in Trust


 
CINCINNATI -The holder of a second-tier $1 million prize in the March 16, 2010 Powerball drawing came forward, claiming the prize in trust.
 
Karen Buckley of Wilmington is trustee of The Benjamin Blind Trust. After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, the trust shall receive a lump sum of $690,000.
 
The second-tier prize winning ticket matched five numbers and no Powerball number, but chose the Power Play option. The winning Powerball numbers were 28-39-40-48-53+9. The ticket was purchased at Cheap Tobacco, 1338 Rombach Avenue in Wilmington. Cheap Tobacco receives a $1,000 agent bonus for selling a second-tier 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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