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Youngstown woman wins top lottery prize

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A Youngstown woman is a few thousands of dollars richer after winning the top prize in an Ohio Lottery game.

Barbara Valinsky of Youngstown won $200,000 in the final top prize drawing in the Extreme Cash Double Play game.

Valinsky was among 22 semi-finalists in the drawing held on July 14, 2016 at Lottery Central in Cleveland.

After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 29 percent, Valinsky receives $142,000.

Valinsky says she will use her windfall to get a new roof on her home and take a vacation.

She purchased the ticket from Dhillon Sun Merchant in Austintown in April.

Dhillon Sun Merchant, located at 3605 Mahoning Avenue, receives a $2,000 bonus for selling the qualifying winning ticket.   

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