RELEASE DATE: 5/31/2018
CINCINNATI, OH – Ohio’s latest Mega Millions jackpot winner has claimed the prize in trust. The $142 million prize, drawn May 4, 2018, was claimed by “The ABC XYZ Trust,” Emily S. Pan, trustee.
The winner chose the $84,023,671 cash option in lieu of the annuity prize. After mandatory state and federal taxes totaling 28 percent, The ABC XYZ Trust receives a lump sum payment of $60,497,043.
The ticket holder purchased the winning ticket from Fat Daddy’s Road Dog, 2901 Main St., in Moraine. This was Ohio’s 19th jackpot winner since joining Mega Millions in 2003.
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