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A good weekend for four Ohioans


COLUMBUS - Four Ohioans might agree that winning money makes a good weekend. Janet L. Wygle of Upper Sandusky and Hannibal G. Beyene of Columbus will split a $400,000 April 22 Rolling Cash 5 jackpot for having tickets that matched all five numbers. Evon M. Banks of Columbus won $5,500, a top prize drawing entry on Black Pearls. Mary A. Weaver of Lancaster won $10,000 on Money Maker.
 
After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, Wygle and Beyene will each receive a check for $138,000. Banks receives a check for $3,795 and is automatically entered into a drawing for a top prize of $100,000. Weaver receives a check for $6,900.
 
Retailers who sell a five-of-five winning ticket in the Rolling Cash 5 game receive a $500 agent selling bonus. Wygle purchased the auto lotto winning ticket from Butt Hutt of America, 123 N. Warpole Street in Upper Sandusky. Beyene picked the numbers, purchasing the ticket from Lucky Lottery, 2220 E. Livingston Avenue in Bexley. The winning numbers were 2-4-10-35-39.   Both retailers receive a $500 agent bonus for selling five-of-five winning tickets.
 
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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