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Uniopolis Resident Wins $1,000,000 Max the Money Prize

UNIOPOLIS, OH – Gregory Ritchie of Uniopolis won $40,000 a year for 25 years playing the Ohio Lottery Scratch-Off, Max the Money.

Ritchie chose the cash option of $500,000.

After mandatory state and federal taxes totaling 28 percent, Ritchie will receive $360,000. 

He purchased his winning ticket at Fuel Mart #782, located at 101 S Dixie Highway in Cridersville.  

Max the Money is a $30 scratch-off with a top prize of $400,000 a year for 25 years. As of January 11, 2023, there is one top prize remaining in the game. To learn more about Max the Money and the entire lineup of Ohio Lottery Scratch-Offs, click here.

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