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Sharing a Second- tier Mega Prize


COLUMBUS – Five players who have been pooling money together playing the Mega Millions game will share a second-tier prize after matching five numbers and no mega ball in the August 18, 2012 drawing. Susan H. Clossson, Kenneth W. Pusecker, Sharon Swecker, and Diane Cook, all of Columbus and Cheryl S. Mack of Dublin will share $250,000.

After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 29 percent are withheld, the group will split $177,500.

Meijer Inc. sold the winning auto lotto ticket. The winning numbers were 8-20-24-3-56. The mega ball number was 24. Located at 6175 Sawmill Road in Dublin, Meijer Inc. receives a $1,000 agent sales bonus.

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