CINCINNATI– A group of 20 will split $250,000 for having a ticket that matched five numbers in the October 16, 2009 Mega Millions’ drawing.
After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, the following will divide $172,500.
They purchased the second-tier prize winning Mega Millions ticket from Colerain Marathon. They used auto lotto. The winning numbers were 10-13-18-33-51. The mega ball number was 43. Colerain Marathon receives a $1,000 agent bonus for selling a second-tier prize winning ticket.
The Ohio Lottery is actively seeking winners of all prize levels to share their stories. Players with an interest in telling theirs can contact the Office of Communications at 216-774-5685.
Since 1974, the Ohio Lottery has raised more than $16 billion to support K-12 education across Ohio. The Lottery’s fiscal year 2009 transfer to the Lottery Profits for Education Fund was $702.3 million.
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