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$1 Million Billion Prize Won in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, OH – James Preece of Cincinnati won $50,000 a year for 20 years playing the Ohio Lottery Scratch-Off, Billion. 

After mandatory state and federal taxes totaling 28 percent, Preece will receive $36,000 for 20 years.

He purchased the winning ticket at Speedway #9781, located at 9850 Cincinnati Columbus Rd in Cincinnati.
Billion is a $50 scratch-off with a top prize of $1 million a year for life. As of November 8, 2023, there are three 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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