Maumee Resident Wins $200,000 In Ohio Lottery

July 30th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD  

By Gina Gomez
Ohio LotteryOhio, July 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Ohio lottery run by the Ohio Lottery Commission is gradually becoming a big draw among gamblers in the country. With prizes worth thousands of dollars, the state lottery has awarded many a man in the United States, the most recent among is William P. Kurek, a resident of Maumee town. The man won the top prize of $200,000 in the instant game of the lottery which is referred to as the Cash Blast.

According to reports, the shop which sold the lottery ticket to William P. Kurek will also get a share of the prize money as part of the agent charges. The shop in question is located at Circle K of 28350 Oregon Road in the Perrysburg Township of Maumee and it has been reported that the agent who sold the ticket may earn as much as $2000 in cash for his involvement in the prize winning ticket. Mr. William P. Kurek though will be the owner of a total of $138,000 awarded to him by the Ohio Lottery in cheque, the remaining 31 percent will be go to the state coffers as part of the compulsory federal and state tax.

With more and more participants in the Ohio Lottery every year, the Ohio State Lottery Commission is not only encouraging customers to purchase a lottery ticket under them but also asking the winners to narrate their stories for the public to listen, so that a larger number of customers are drawn into their fold. A notice towards this end says that all interested customers can contact the lottery board at the number 216-774-5741. The funds accumulated through the Ohio Lottery are distributed to facilitate education across the state.

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