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GRAFTON, Ohio (WJW) – A Northeast Ohio man is almost $1 million richer after picking the right lucky numbers on a lottery ticket sold at a grocery store in Lorain County.
According to lottery officials, Ali Mashrah of Grafton has claimed the $1.6 million Classic Lotto jackpot prize that was drawn Saturday, April 22.
Lottery officials say, Mashrah chose the $800,000 cash option prize and will receive a lump sum payment of $576,000 after federal and state tax withholdings.
Mashrah chose his own numbers.
Officials say the odds of winning the jackpot prize are 1 in 13.98 million.