TOLEDO, OH – A series of Pick 5 wagers turned into a nice windfall for Stephen Schivelbein of Perrysburg. He won $50,517 playing the Ohio Lottery’s midday Pick 5 drawing held Aug. 23. https://www.ohiolottery.com/Games/DrawGames/Pick-5
Stephen purchased his winning ticket at Rite Aid #2321, located at 2430 Glendale Avenue in Toledo.
He placed a $1 wager, matching all five numbers (1-8-0-1-7) in exact order, called a “straight” bet. Then he placed a $0.50 wager to match the same numbers in any order to win, known as a ‘box” bet. He will receive approximately $36,372 after federal and state tax withholdings.
The odds of matching all five Pick 5 numbers in exact order, are 1 in 100,000.
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