CARROLLTON, OH – Leila Halay of New Franklin is enjoying a spring holiday windfall after winning $50,000 in the Ohio Lottery’s $10 extended-play scratch-off, A Very Merry Holiday Countdown.
Leila purchased her winning ticket at M & M Tobacco, located at 701 Canton Road in Carrollton.
She will take home approximately $36,000 after federal and state tax withholdings. Leila beat odds of 1 in 283,636 to win. As of March 23, there are three $50,000 prizes remaining in A Very Merry Holiday Countdown, as well as other great prizes.
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