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$694,444 prize on $500,000 Taxes Paid scratch-off won in Whitehall

WHITEHALL, OH – Paul Werther of Whithall is enjoying a summer windfall after claiming the top prize in the Ohio Lottery’s $10 instant game, $500,000 Taxes Paid.$500,000-Taxes-Paid

Paul will receive approximately $500,000 after federal and state tax withholdings. He purchased his winning ticket at Whitehall Shell Car Wash, located at 4780 East Broad Street in Whitehall.

As of June 24, the Ohio Lottery has two $694,444 top prizes remaining in $500,000 Taxes Paid. Paul beat odds of 1 in 1 million to win.

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