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Winning is “hot” in Cleveland

CLEVELAND - Winning is “hot” in Cleveland. Michael S. McGrath of Cleveland won $150,000, a top prize in the Hot Sizzling 5’s instant game.
 
After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, McGrath will receive a check for $103,500.
 
He purchased the ticket from Sunoco Hop-In Food Mart, 910 East 185th Street in Cleveland.  Sunoco Hop-In Food Mart receives a $1,500 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 Ohio Lottery transferred $728.6 million to the Lottery Profits Education Fund in FY10.
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