Local woman wins $1 million lottery prize

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A resident of Cincinnati won a $1 million top prize on an instant game.

Buffy Willett won $50,000 a year for 20 years on Classic Black II.

Willett chose the cash option. After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 29 percent are withheld she receives a lump sum cash payment of $355,000.

She purchased the ticket from Marathon Express, 1199 Smiley Avenue in Cincinnati. Marathon Express receives a $10,000 agent bonus for selling a top prizewinning million dollar ticket.

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