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CLEVELAND (WJW) — Two Ohioans hit it big with scratch-offs – $1 million annuity prizes – according to the Ohio Lottery.

Charles Linden of Lorain snagged the second-tier prize in the $30 Max the Money scratch-off that he purchased at Lorain Convenient Food Mart at 2221 42nd Street, beating odds of 1 in 468,085 to win.

Linden chose the cash option for $500,000 before taxes.

Less than a half-hour down the road, Christine Emery of Medina carried off the $1-million top prize in the $10 Million Dollar Mega Multiplier scratch-off and beat the odds of 1 in 100,000 after purchasing her winning ticket at Grafton Crewsthru at 795 Main Street in Grafton.

Emery chose the $500,000 cash option and will receive approximately $360,000 after federal and state tax withholdings.

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