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Five will split $1 million Raffle prize

COLUMBUS - Five players pooling together will start the New Year right after winning a top prize in the Ohio Lottery’s New Year’s Raffle. Lyn Dodds of Sunbury, John Mays of Pataskala, David C. Schwendenman of Columbus, Edward Beadnell of Westerville and  Leslie Hunt of  Gahanna  had one of  the  four- $1 million winning tickets sold in the game.

After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, the pool will split $690,000. They purchased the winning ticket at AM/PM #620 in Sunbury. AM/PM # 620 receives a $5,000 agent sales bonus for selling a top prize-winning ticket.

The New Year’s Raffle game offered 3,334 total prizes, with the Ohio Lottery drawing $1-million, $10,000 $1,500, $500 and $100 prizes. Players have 180 days from the draw date to claim their New Year’s Raffle prizes.

Complete drawing results are available on the Ohio Lottery Web site.  For this and more information about the Ohio Lottery and its contribution to education, visit www.Ohiolottery.

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