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Albany Resident Wins $1 Million playing Billion

ALBANY, OH – Jackie Willis of Albany won $1,000,000 playing the Ohio Lottery Scratch-Off, Billion. She chose the annuity option of $50,000 a year for 20 years.

After mandatory state and federal taxes totaling 28 percent, Willis will receive $36,000 per year. 

She purchased the winning ticket at Meijer #144, located at 2900 Columbus Lancaster Rd NW in Lancaster.

Billion is a $50 scratch-off with a top prize of $1 million a year for life. As of February 23, 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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