$25 Million Jackpot Claimed in Ohio

RELEASE DATE: 12/15/2010

CLEVELAND - The winner of the $25-million Mega Millions jackpot from the November 9, 2010 drawing has come forward, claiming the prize in trust.

Matthew F. Kadish, trustee, made the claim on behalf of The Gravina Island Trust. The winner chose the cash option. The Trust will receive $11,569,416 after mandatory federal and state tax withholdings totaling 31 percent.
The holder of the ticket used auto lotto, purchasing the ticket from Marc’s #67 in Broadview Heights. The winning numbers were 8-26-28-33-53. The mega ball was 11.  Marc’s # 67 receives a $25,000 agent bonus for selling the top prizewinning ticket.

The Ohio Lottery is actively seeking winners of all prize levels to share their stories. Players with an interest in telling theirs can contact the Ohio Lottery at www.ohiolottery.com/winners.

Since 1974, the Ohio Lottery has raised more than $17 billion to support K-12 education across Ohio. The Ohio Lottery transferred $728.6 million to the Lottery Profits Education Fund in FY10.

For more information about the Ohio Lottery and its contribution to education, visit
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