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Winning a Promotion

– An Ohio Lottery traditional game promotion brought a Forest Park resident good fortune. Smith Samuel won $25,000 on a complimentary Pick 5 ticket after he purchased a $5 Classic Lotto bet on a single ticket. The complimentary ticket was for the September 5, 2012 evening drawing.

After mandatory federal and state tax withholdings totaling 29 percent, Samuel receives $17,750.

The promotion began on September 2, 2012 and runs until September 30. Players who purchase a $5 Classic Lotto bet on a single ticket receive one free $0.50 Pick 5 straight auto–pick wager.
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