Hamilton man becomes an instant millionaire

BUTLER COUNTY, OH (FOX19) - A Hamilton man wins big on an Ohio Lottery instant game.

Michael McDonald won $50,000 for 20 years, a one million dollar top prize on the instant game, Million Dollar Multiplier.

Winning ticket holders have the option to choose cash or the annuity.

McDonald chose the cash option. After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent are withheld, he receives a check for $345,000.

McDonald purchased the ticket from Cobblestone Tavern, 4737 Dixie Highway in Fairfield.

Cobblestone Tavern will receive a $10,000 agent sales bonus for selling a top prize winning million dollar ticket.

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