The Easter holiday is over, but chances are everyone is still lunching on leftover ham and the last of those dyed eggs. These Ohio Lottery winners have a little green to go along with those eggs and ham!
Melva Gilmore of Toledo spent a little “green” and got lots of gold after winning a $250,000 top prize on the recently released $5 Ohio Lottery instant, Green and Gold. Melva said she was praying for a winner and usually she plays all of the Cashword games, but the new ticket caught her eye. She had to ask her husband to double check the ticket to confirm she won. Melva receives $177,500 after taxes. She’s going on vacation and getting rid of debt. Meijer’s in Maumee gets a $2,500 bonus for selling the top prize Green & Gold instant.
Cole Barker of Springfield is the latest winner of an Ohio Lottery TPD drawing. He’s not new to winning; he’s listed in the Ohio Lottery’s winner database at least 88 times. This 20 X the Money $100,000 win makes it 89. Barker says whenever he plays he expects to win although he forgot about this one after he won $5,500 and the TPD entry back in March 2015. He’s buying himself a Harley and helping his son with his college expenses. Bev and Troy’s Corner Market in Springfield receives a $1,000 agent bonus for selling the winning semi-finalist entry ticket.
Robert Collier of Elmore won $100,000 in the TPD Special Edition Cashword game. Thirty-nine entries were eligible. Collier purchased his qualifying ticket on February 24, 2015. Genoa Mini Mart in Genoa receives a $1,000 agent bonus for selling the winning semi-finalist entry ticket.
Patrick Greenamyer of Salem won $20,000 on Gold Fish. He purchased the recently released instant game from Circle K in Salem.