Hamilton man wins big with Ohio Lottery game

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A resident from Hamilton is calling his win a big blessing. David Nieman won a $100,000 top prize playing the Ohio Lottery's Special Edition Cashword instant game.

After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 29 percent, Nieman receives $71,000.

"It's a big blessing," he said.

Nieman plans to buy a reliable vehicle for travel, saying he wants something dependable for his daughter, Zoe. He also plans to take a vacation this summer.

He purchased the winning ticket from Minnicks Drive Thru. located at 969 Symmes Road in Fairfield. The retailer receives a $1,000 bonus for selling top prize winning Special Edition Cashword instant ticket.

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