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Investing wisely

ATHENS - It was a wise investment after spending two dollars.  Rodney R. Guess of Nelsonville won $25,000 after he purchased the Ohio Lottery’s Greenline Cashword Doubler instant game.
After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, Guess receives a check for $17,250.
He purchased the winning ticket from Nelsonville Pit Stop Drive Thru which is located at 1120 E. Canal Street in Nelsonville.
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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