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Winning Big Money!

DAYTON- A resident of Dayton has won “big money” in many ways! Rhodie Joppy won $1 million, which is a top prize on the Big Money instant game.

Joppy had the option of receiving $50K yearly for 20 years, or the lump sum cash option. Joppy chose the cash option. He receives $355,000 after mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 29 percent.

He purchased the winning ticket from the Kroger Company. Located at 1934 Needmore Road in Dayton, Kroger receives a $10,000 agent bonus for selling a top prize winning ticket.

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