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Ohio man becomes an instant millionaire
A Grafton, Ohio man instantly turned a $5 investment into $1 million at an Ohio gas station and convenience store on Sunday morning.Rodney Coker, 44, who has worked as a crane operator at Elyria Foundry Co. for more than 20 years, won $1 million in the Ohio Lottery's Thanks a Million instant scratch-off game. It was cardiac arrest, Coker said yesterday.Coker comes into the Citgo at 879 Main St. in Grafton about twice a day, store owner Hazel Rowe said, adding that he just walked in, bought the ...
Mar 30, 2004, 4:48 am - Lottery News forum

Store owner to appeal jury's lottery decision
A store owner plans to appeal a jury's decision that he pay $1.3 million to a lottery winner who said the owner failed to warn him about a jackpot cap.John Struna regularly bought multiple tickets with the same numbers for the Buckeye 5 game at Convenient Food Mart in Cleveland. In October 2001, he chose the winning combination, which he had played on 52 tickets.The game's prize is $100,000, so Struna thought that amount would be multiplied by 52 for each of his winning tickets, giving him $5.2 ...
Mar 26, 2004, 8:54 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery player wins case against deceptive store owner
John Struna and his attorney Wednesday beat a legal demon that has vexed consumers for years: The fine print.The result means Struna could be more than $1 million richer, and a convenience store owner who sells Ohio Lottery tickets could be forced out of business.Four nights a week between 1997 and October 2001, Struna stopped at the Convenient Food Mart on East 200th Street in Cleveland, where he purchased between 40 and 55 Buckeye Five tickets from the store's owner, Harry Singh.Singh welcomed ...
Mar 25, 2004, 6:22 am - Lottery News forum

Bank runs out of money while cashing lottery tickets
More than 1,100 people won Ohio's Pick Four lottery with the numbers 1111, causing one bank to run out of money while trying to pay multiple winners.It's the largest payout in Pick Four history.Ronald Jones has two tickets worth a total of $10,000. He stood in line at National City with 50 others Monday morning to cash the tickets.But he says the bank ran out of money and he doesn't want to wait much longer. Not very patient, but I mean I will be patient if they need me to be, said Jones. I' ...
Mar 9, 2004, 4:54 am - Lottery News forum

Ohio man claims $20 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot
Eric Maxwell had dreamed of trading in his sturdy 1994 Chevy Cavalier and buying a luxury automobile, maybe a Jaguar; don't we all? Now he may do just that.Maxwell, 45, an environmental lab technician who lives in Dayton View, was identified by Ohio Lottery officials Wednesday as the winner of Tuesday's $20 million Mega Millions jackpot. I'm excited, he said, laughing. I keep saying I might get me another car. I'll probably get a bunch of new friends, too, but I don't need those. Maxwell chos ...
Mar 4, 2004, 11:55 am - Lottery News forum

Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Ohio
A single player from Ohio has won the grand prize from the latest Mega Millions lotto drawing.Lottery officials said the winning ticket from Tuesday night's drawing - worth an estimated $20 million - was sold in Ohio. Ohio lottery spokeswoman Mardele Cohen said the ticket was sold at Food City Supermarket in Dayton.Ten players matched all five numbers but not the Mega Ball number. Each second-place ticket was worth $175,000.Also, 22 players matched four numbers, plus the Mega Ball number. Each ...
Mar 3, 2004, 4:16 am - Lottery News forum

Large lottery jackpots mean more big bucks for Ohio
Ohio lottery officials hit the jackpot yesterday, as Mega Millions fever brought in about $148,000 an hour for the state.The multi-state game was already outperforming fiscal year 2003 levels, according to Ohio Lottery Commission officials, and the recent surge of sales due to Friday's $222 million jackpot has helped the state's bottom line even more. Everything seems to be falling in place for us, said Mardele Cohen, spokeswoman for the Ohio Lottery Commission. We needed a big winner in Ohio, ...
Feb 20, 2004, 6:56 am - Lottery News forum

Ohio man wins lottery twice
Bob Woerner of Zanesville, Ohio is counting his blessings -- all $200,000 worth. Woerner won the Dec. 18 drawing of the Buckeye Five with two different tickets bought at two different stores.After the mandatory federal and state tax withholdings totaling 28.5 percent, Woerner received two checks, each for $71,500.Some of the money has been used to buy a new truck and to pay off his house along with other bills. It made for a nice Christmas, Woerner said. I gave some money to Children's Hospit ...
Feb 4, 2004, 6:33 am - Lottery News forum

Ohio Lottery Players Look for Luck
Lottery players are flocking to a little convenience store in the Cleveland suburb of South Euclid ever since it sold Ohio's first winning Mega Millions ticket last month. The Quick Shop Food Mart tripled its sales of Mega Millions lottery tickets this month and its Super Lotto sales have doubled.Odds for tonight's Mega Millions drawing are about one in 135 million. Even if you place your wager at the store that sold a lottery ticket worth $165 million, the odds stay the same.Paul Presson is a p ...
Jan 27, 2004, 6:14 am - Lottery News forum

Ohio City Can't Collect Taxes From Mega Millions
Here's the latest twist in the saga of last month's $162 million Mega Millions lottery drawing.City officials in the Cleveland suburb of South Euclid were stunned to learn that they can't collect $1.4 million in income taxes from the winner. It seems the city charter wasn't updated to include lottery winnings as taxable income. It's not a good day for the city, Mayor Georgine Welo said Monday. We were all excited until we went to go for the money and learned that we are not entitled to it. We ...
Jan 20, 2004, 6:11 am - Lottery News forum