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Two win big money in Dayton area

DAYTON – Two players of Ohio Lottery games got lucky, winning “nice chunks of change.”  Melanie Alioto of Huber Heights won $219,000 after matching all five numbers in the May 6 Rolling Cash 5.  Lonnie D. Combs of Dayton won $250,000 after matching all five numbers and no mega ball in the May 13 Mega Millions drawing.
 
After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31percent are withheld, Alioto receives $151,110. Combs receives $172,500.
 
Alioto purchased the winning ticket from Kroger, 7747 Old Troy Pike in Huber Heights. The winning numbers were 12-13-18-31-34. She used auto lotto. Kroger receives a $500 agent bonus for selling a five-of-five Rolling Cash 5 ticket.  Combs purchased the second-tier winning Mega Millions’ ticket from East Third Shell, 3406 East Third Street in Dayton. The winning numbers were 3-33-39-47-53. The mega ball number was 9.  East Third Shell receives a $1,000 agent bonus for selling a second-tier prizewinning ticket with no mega ball.
 
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 Ohio Lottery transferred $728.6 million to the Lottery Profits Education Fund in FY10.
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