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Good Fortune

CINCINNATI – Three Ohio Lottery players in Cincinnati received some good fortune after playing instant games. Cincinnati’s Brenda J. Carson won $100,000 after scratching Bingo X 10. Mary E. Metcaff of Cincinnati won $10,000 on $5 Million Jackpot. Rebecca L. Wood of Liberty Township won $10,000 after she matched four numbers and the mega ball in the February 21, 2012 Mega Millions’ drawing.

After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent are withheld, Carson receives $69,000. Metcaff and Wood each receive $6,900.

Carson purchased the winning Bingo X 10 instant from Dairy Mart #5472, 7210 Plainfield Road in Cincinnati. Dairy Mart receives a $1,000 bonus for selling a top prize winning ticket.

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