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Lima resident wins $1-million Merry Millions annuity prize

LIMA, OH – Amber Carpenter of Lima has started the holiday season early, winning a $1-million annuity prize playing $20 Merry Millions, an Ohio Lottery scratch-off. 

Amber will receive $40,000 a year for 25 years before federal and state tax withholdings. She purchased her winning ticket from Meijer Gas #110, 3180 Elida Road in Lima. The store will receive a $10,000 sales bonus.

Amber beat odds of 1 in 866,667 to win. As of Nov. 4, the Ohio Lottery has two $1-million prizes remaining in Merry Millions.

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