Birthdays mark such an important milestone in a person´s life, special birthdays which are infused somehow with the blessing of Lady Luck are even most amazing.
This next winner received a marvelous gift, one only Lady Luck could have given her just in time for her 18th birthday. Talk about milestone birthdays ! The lucky birthday girl scratched a Crossword Extra ticket which revealed an amazing prize worth $100,000 !
At this point, wouldn´t all of us have wanted to receive such a prize on our 18th birthday?
Thomas received the winning ticket as a birthday gift from her mom and she had absolutely no idea of what was to come. In fact when she started scratching the ticket all she hoped for was to win a couple of bucks to at least receive and indication that her birthday was infused with good luck. But when she uncovered the tenth word to win $100,000, she was completely shocked.
Now she will be able to gift herself whatever gift she had in mind and although she did not immediately disclose what she plans to do with the winnings she will surely have plenty of options to choose from.
Town & Country Oil, located at 302 Highway 23 S. in Sandstone, sold the winning ticket.
Nothing Like Instant Gratification
Two players of the Ohio Lottery received instant gratification and great prizes as they won instantly by scratching and revealing their favorite games. Shartia Brown of Columbus won $50,000 on Fire & Ice 5’s. Dennis P. Joseph of Columbus won $100,000 scratching Kings, Queens & Jacks. State lottery
The mandatory federal and state taxes to be withheld in this state is 31 percent, this means that Brown will be receiving a net check for $34,500 while Joseph receives a net check for $69,000.
Both instant games have top prize winners of $100,000. Retailers selling a top prize instant receive a $1,000 bonus. Joseph purchased the top prize winning instant from Marc’s, 1828 W. Hendersen Road in Upper Arlington. There is nothing better than simply scratching and winning, no wonder scratchers are so popular!