AKRON, OH – A winning Pick 5 wager turned into a nice windfall for Jerry Ellis of Akron. He matched all five numbers drawn to win $50,000 in the Oct. 24 evening drawing. https://www.ohiolottery.com/Games/DrawGames/Pick-5
Jerry purchased his winning ticket at Copley News, located at 1334 Copley Road in Akron.
He placed a $1 wager, matching all five numbers (5-0-5-7-2) in exact order, called a “straight” bet, to win.
The odds of winning the game’s top prize, matching all numbers in exact order, are 1 in 100,000.
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