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$50,000 Pick 5 prize won in Bedford

BEDFORD, OH – A Pick 5 wager turned into a nice windfall for John Rimar of Garfield Heights. He won $25,000 playing the Ohio Lottery’s evening Pick 5 drawing held Feb. 27.

John purchased his winning ticket at Deli 4 Less, located at 668 Northfield Road in Bedford.

He placed a $0.50 wager, matching all five numbers (9-2-1-1-9) in exact order, called a “straight” bet. He will receive approximately $18,000 after federal and state tax withholdings.

The odds of matching all Pick 5 numbers drawn in exact order, are 1 in 100,000.

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