It’s the first Winner Wednesday of 2017. So, let’s get this party started!
Todd Taylor of Sandusky is the top prize winner of $500,000 in the Ohio Lottery’s top prize drawing game, Merry Merry. Having one of those 19 entries in the game, Taylor purchased his qualifying entry ticket from Butts & More on February 5, 2016. After taxes he receives $355,000. With the recent purchase of a home, he and his wife will use the money for home improvement and a vacation. Butts & More received a $5,000 agent bonus for selling a qualifying winning ticket.
Sandra Usilton of Lancaster is the top prize winner of $250,000 in the Ohio Lottery’s top prize drawing Holiday Lucky Times 10 game. One of 28 entries, she purchased her qualifying entry ticket from Meijer Inc #144 on December 4, 2015. She receives $177,500 after mandatory taxes. Meijer receives a $2,500 agent bonus for selling a qualifying winning ticket. Usilton says she is helping family and making a donation to charity.
Edward Spratt of Lorain started his New Year off right. He won $10,400 on the December 31, 2016 evening Pick 4 drawing.
Carter Williamson of Kenova, West Virginia won $15,000 on the $250,000 A year for Life instant. He bought the ticket from Speedway in South Point.
Congratulations and Happy New Year!