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Ironton Man Wins $1 Million on 40th Anniversary Millions

IRONTON, OH - No one likes to stand in line, and when Donald Taylor, of Ironton, skipped the line to grab a scratch-off from the vending machine instead, it paid off. Donald won $1,000,000 on 40th Anniversary Millions.

Donald chose the annuity prize of $40,000 a year for 25 years. After state and federal taxes totaling 28 percent, he will receive $28,800 a year for the next 25 years.

Donald purchased his winning ticket at Speedway in South Point.

When he entered the store, Donald said there was a the long line of people. He saw the 40th Anniversary Millions scratch-off was available in the vending machine, so instead of waiting in line, he purchased from the machine instead.  
40th Anniversary Millions is a $30 scratch-off with a top prize of $400,000 a year for 25 years. As of December 7, 2020, there is one top prize remaining. Click here to learn more about 40th Anniversary Millions and the entire lineup of Ohio Lottery scratch-offs.

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