Stories tagged with: Ohio Lottery

January 6, 2015 - 4:37pm
15 weeks 3 days ago

Somebody in Muskingum County could be holding a winning $1 million Ohio lottery ticket. It was part of the New Year's Raffle game.

The lottery sold around 400,000 tickets and 3,334 prizes were offered. In those prizes were four tickets valued at $1 million. And Mother Tucker's on Sharon Avenue in Zanesville sold one of the million dollar tickets.

"Very unbelievable that we did sell it," said Mother Tucker's Owner, Jimmy Pitcock. "This is a very popular lottery...

December 17, 2014 - 10:11am
18 weeks 2 days ago

A Frazeysburg man and his wife celebrate a very happy holiday thanks to a big lottery win. 

Russell Proffit earned a $500,000 payoff after he scratched the "Lucky Playbook." His wife Cheryl began screaming when he scratched the ticket, but Russell didn't believe it until he had the ticket verified. 

After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 29 percent, the Profitts receive $355,000. Proffit purchased the ticket from the Humidor in Newark. The store will...

January 2, 2012 - 6:14pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

Ohio Lottery players can expect to pay twice as much for their chance at a big cash prize.

Players of the Ohio Lottery's Powerball drawings will see ticket prices go up from one to two dollars. With the doubling in price comes a doubling of the jackpot as well, which will start at 40 million dollars. At Mother Tucker's gas station on Sharon Avenue, cashier, Erik Land believed the hike in price might actually help improve ticket sales.

"They'll think that since the...

January 26, 2010 - 6:06pm
5 years 12 weeks ago

The Ohio Lottery is thinking of joining the Powerball game, and that decision could come as early as this spring.

Mother Tuckers cashiers Audrey Davis and Ruby Tabor say they would love for Ohio to be able to participate in the Powerball game.

"We have a lot of people that play lottery here, and that would be super because there's a lot of Ohioans, a lot of Zanesville people that go out of town or actually go out of state to play the Powerball, " says Davis.

They...

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