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Crossing the Border and Winning


YOUNGSTOWN – A resident of Wheeling, West Virginia crossed the Ohio River and won a prize in an Ohio Lottery on-line game. Vincent J. Jacovetty won $250,000 after matching five numbers and no Mega Ball in the September 27, 2011 Mega Millions’ game.

After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent are withheld, Jacovetty receives a check for $172,500.

He purchased the ticket at the Loading Zone # 1, 431 Howard Street in Bridgeport. Jacovetty used auto lotto. The winning numbers were 2-20-28- 36-45. The mega ball was 37. Loading Zone # 1 received a $1,000 agent selling bonus.
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