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Celebrating $1 Million and Fat Tuesday

YOUNGSTOWN- Today really is a “fat” Tuesday for a Niles resident! Matthew Jones won a lot of dough, $1 million, after scratching the Ohio Lottery’s 40th Anniversary Millions instant game ticket.

A second-tier annuity prize, paid as $40,000 a year for 25 years, Jones chose the cash option. He receives a lump sum of $355,000 after federal and state taxes totaling 29 percent.

Jones purchased the ticket from Red Dragon Convenient, 505 N. Main in Niles.

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