Press Release

You have no orders within the past 82 days.

Top Prize Won on $1 Million Merry & Bright in Chillicothe


CHILLICOTHE, OH – Donald Bennett of Chillicothe won the top prize of $1 million playing the Ohio Lottery Scratch-Off, $1 Million Merry & Bright.

Bennett chose the cash option of $500,000. After mandatory state and federal taxes totaling 28 percent, Bennett will receive $360,000.

He purchased his winning ticket at Save A Lot, located at 1700 Western Ave in Chillicothe.

$1 Million Merry & Bright is a $20 scratch-off with a top prize of $1,000,000. As of January 18, 2022, there are two top prizes remaining in the game. To learn more about $1 Million Merry & Bright and the entire lineup of Ohio Lottery Scratch-Offs, click here.

The Ohio Lottery has contributed more than $27 billion to education since 1974. For more information about the Ohio Lottery and its contribution to education, visit