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Winning a Mega Fortune

CINCINNATI- A resident of Amelia beat the 1:2.3 million odds and won a top prize. Harry Fontaine won a $5 million prize after scratching the Ohio Lottery’s $100,000,000 Mega Fortune instant game.

A top prize, paid as $250,000 a year for 20 years, Fontaine chose the annuity. After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 29 percent, he receives $177,500 yearly for the next 20 years.

He purchased the ticket from Ohio Pike Marathon, 1723A East Ohio Pike in Amelia. Ohio Pike Marathon receives a $10,000 agent bonus for selling top prize winning ticket.

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