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Another $1 Million Raffle prize claimed in Trust

Prize Claim CertificatePress Release posted on Thursday, January 27, 2011
View the original at the Ohio Lottery website

CINCINNATI -The holder of another winning $1 million ticket sold in the Ohio Lottery’s New Year’s Raffle game has come forward, claiming the prize in trust.

Edward D. Bender is trustee of the Western Oak Trust. After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, the trust shall receive a one time cash payment of $690,000.

The winning ticket, #325442 was purchased at Speedway #1083. Speedway #1083 at 6537 Glenway Avenue in Cincinnati receives a $5,000 agent bonus for selling a top prize winning ticket.

The New Year’s Raffle game offered 3,334 total prizes, with the Ohio Lottery drawing $1-million, $10,000 $1,500, $500 and $100 prizes. Players have 180 days from the draw date to claim their New Year’s Raffle prizes.

Complete drawing results are available on the Ohio Lottery Web site.  For this and more information about the Ohio Lottery and its contribution to education, visit

The Ohio Lottery is actively seeking winners of all prize levels to share their stories. Players with an interest in telling theirs can contact the Ohio Lottery at

Since 1974, the Ohio Lottery has raised more than $17 billion to support K-12 education across Ohio. The Ohio Lottery transferred $728.6 million to the Lottery Profits Education Fund in fiscal year 2010.

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