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Cincinnati resident wins $25,000 top Pick 5 prize

CINCINNATI – Larone Simmons of Cincinnati has claimed Pick 5’s $25,000 top prize by matching all five numbers drawn in exact order for the Oct. 25 midday drawing.  He placed a $0.50 wager to win.

Larone purchased his winning ticket from Colerain Shell, located at 7100 Colerain Avenue in Cincinnati. He placed a “back-up” bet, which provides a prize for matching numbers both “straight” (in exact order) and “boxed” (in any order), for a total win of $25,834 before federal and state tax withholdings. The odds of matching all five number is exact order is 1 in 100,000. 

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