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Two from Youngstown split lottery prize

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The Ohio Lottery regional office in Youngstown is a busy place this week, as three people are claiming prizes.

The Lottery Commission reports that two people from Youngstown had one of the two winning tickets for the $789,000 Rolling Cash 5 game that rolled for 13 weeks.

Beating the odds of one out of 575,757, Ruth Maro and Louise Redmond of Youngstown will split $394,500 after having one of the two winning tickets sold in this July 18, 2014 drawing.

After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 29 percent, Maro and Redmond will split $280,095.

Retailers selling a five-of- five top prize winning Rolling Cash 5 ticket receive a $500 agent sales bonus.

A second top prize winning on-line jackpot ticket was claimed by Myra Herink of Bridgeport, who won $110,000 after matching all five numbers drawn in the July 20, 2014 Rolling Cash 5 game.

After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 29 percent, Herink receives $78,100.

Herink purchased the winning ticket from Bridgeport Party Center. Located at 895 National Road in Bridgeport, this agent receives a $500 agent sales bonus.

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