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Top Prize Won on $1,000,000 Cashword in Columbus

COLUMBUS, OH – John Bahner of Columbus won the top prize on the Ohio Lottery Scratch-Off, $1,000,000 Cashword. Bahner chose the cash option of $500,000.

After mandatory state and federal taxes totaling 28 percent, Bahner will receive $360,000.

He purchased his winning ticket at Speedway #9775, located at 821 E Dublin-Granville Rd in Columbus.

$1,000,000 Cashword is a $20 scratch-off with a top prize of $40,000 a year for 25 years. As of March 8, 2022, there are two top prizes remaining in the game. To learn more about $1,000,000 Cashword and the entire lineup of Ohio Lottery Scratch-Offs, click here.

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