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Lucky after the holidays

ATHENS - A resident of Patriot got lucky after the holidays scratching an Ohio Lottery instant game.  Chad E. Long won $50,000 on the instant Holiday Lucky Times 10.

After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, Long receives a check for $34,500. He purchased the winning ticket from Robbie’s BP, 87 Vine Street in Gallipolis.

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 Ohio Lottery at

Since 1974, the Ohio Lottery has raised more than $17 billion to support K-12 education across Ohio. The Lottery’s fiscal year 2010 transfer to the Lottery Profits for Education Fund was $728.6 million.
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