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Six Players Collect $315,000 in Total Winnings


CINCINNATI – Six winners of Ohio Lottery games will collect in total, $315,000. Marc Ferguson of Hamilton won $250,000 for matching five numbers in the July 6, 2012 Mega Millions’ drawing. Willie C. Stacy of Ft. Thomas, Kentucky won $10,000 scratching 50 X the Money. Jean C. Elfers of Reading won $10,000 on Diamond Dazzler. Linville Wilcher won $10,000 on $150 Million Blockbuster. Collin E. Sims of Cincinnati won $15,000 on Fat Cat Tripler. Lien T. Tran of Cincinnati won $20,000 on Big Money.

After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent are withheld, Ferguson receives $172,500. Stacy, Elfers, and Wilcher receive $6,900. Sims receives $10,350. Tran receives $13,800.

Ferguson purchased the second-tier prize winning ticket from Larry’s Food Mart, 3917 Wade Mill Road in Fairfield. The winning numbers were 20-23-28-35-39. The mega ball number was 21. Larry’s Food Mart receives a $1,000 agent bonus for selling a second-tier prize winning ticket

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