Area residents win big in Ohio Lottery

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A Middletown woman and an Amelia man are big winners in the Ohio Lottery.

Renee Mandzak, of Middletown, won $50,000 a year for the next 20 years for a total of $1 million after scratching the Big Money instant game.

Mandzak purchased Big Money from Meijer Inc. on Towne Boulevard in Franklin. The store receives a $10,000 bonus for selling a top prize winning ticket.

She chose the annuity option on Big Money. For the next 20 years, she will annually receive a check for $34,500 after mandatory Federal and state taxes.

In addition, an Amelia man won $15,000 in the 3 Wishes game.

Randell Hacker receives $10,350 after mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent.

Hacker purchased 3 Wishes from Amelia Marathon on SR 151.

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