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Akron resident wins $25,000 Pick 5 top prize

AKRON – Jesse White of Akron is enjoying a welcome holiday surprise after winning $25,000 in the Ohio Lottery’s Pick 5 evening drawing Dec. 29. 

He purchased his winning ticket at Marc’s #24, located a 360 East Waterloo Road in Akron. 

Jesse placed a $0.50 wager to win the prize, matching all five numbers in exact order, also called a “straight” bet. He will receive $18,000 after federal and state tax withholdings.

The odds of winning the game’s top prize is 1 in 100,000. 

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