NEW CONCORD, OH – Michael Cox of New Concord won $50,000 a year for 20 years playing the Ohio Lottery Scratch-Off, Billion. He chose the $500,000 cash option.
After mandatory state and federal taxes totaling 28 percent, Cox will receive $360,000.
He purchased the winning ticket at New Concord Marathon, located at 706 Friendship Dr. in New Concord.
Billion is a $50 scratch-off with a top prize of $1 million a year for life. As of January 30, 2023, there are four top prizes remaining in the game. To learn more about Billion and the entire lineup of Ohio Lottery Scratch-Offs, click here.
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