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Bedford Resident is Smokin

CLEVELAND - A resident of Bedford is really hot. Scott Schwicht won a $150,000 top prize after his ticket was selected in the Ohio Lottery’s top prize drawing for the Hot Sizzling 5’s instant game.

After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, Schwicht receives a check for $103,500.

There were 28 entries in the top prize drawing conducted on April 25, 2012. Schwicht purchased his ticket in January 2011. His TPD entry worth $5,500, automatically qualified him for entry into the final drawing. Schwicht purchased the ticket from Bedford Beverage. Bedford Beverage received a $1,500 agent bonus for selling a top prize winning ticket.
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