NEWTON FALLS, OH – Michael Lantz of Meadville, Pennsylvania, won the $1,000,000 top prize on the Ohio Lottery Scratch-Off, $1,000,000 Cash Blowout. He chose the $500,000 cash option.
Lantz plans to build a home for his family with his winnings.
After mandatory state and federal taxes totaling 28 percent, Lantz will receive $360,000.
He purchased his winning ticket at Newton Falls Convenient Mart, located at 321 S Milton Blvd in Newton Falls.
$1,000,000 Cash Blowout is a $10 scratch-off with a top prize of $40,000 a year for 25 years. As of February 16, 2023, there are three top prizes remaining in the game. To learn more about $1,000,000 Cash Blowout and the entire lineup of Ohio Lottery Scratch-Offs, click here.
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