OHIO (WJW) — Two Northeast Ohio residents hit it big this week after winning the top prizes on the Ohio Lottery scratch-off game, Billion.
Robert Haymon, of Bentleyville, chose the $500,000 cash option, and after mandatory state and federal taxes totaling 28 percent, he’ll receive $360,000.
His ticket was purchased at D&M Convenience Food Mart in Solon.
A second winning scratch-off was sold in New Philadelphia.
After state and federal taxes, Archie Chenevey, of New Philadelphia, will receive $36,000 a year for 20 years after his win.
The ticket was purchased at Marty’s Coaches Corner.
Billion is a $50 scratch-off with a top prize of $1 million for life. As of June 7, there were four top prizes remaining in the game.