OHIO — Ohioans can win a whopping $1,732,904 when the lottery’s winners are crowned Saturday, the lottery announced.
The winners will receive a total of $2,079,063 in cash prizes plus a $250,000 bonus for winning the largest jackpot in state history.
Ohioans with outstanding lottery debts will receive $200,000 in cash, according to the lottery.
The winner will receive the entire $1 million lump sum prize plus $500,000 cash and the winner will have access to a $25,000 personal loan to cover his or her gambling debts.
The jackpot, worth $1 billion, is being awarded to winners in the following lottery categories: lottery,gambling,win,win total,biggest source The News-Press article GEORGIA — A grand total of more than 1,000,000 Ohioans who are eligible for a jackpot are eligible to claim the money.
That means about 730,000 of the state’s roughly 8 million people are eligible, the Ohio Lottery said in a press release.
Those eligible for the jackpot will be required to fill out a form and pay a $1 fee, and the lottery said they will be eligible for additional cash prizes if they pay the fee and complete their paperwork by March 31.
Those with outstanding debts, which range from $10,000 to $100,000 and include credit cards, personal loans and car payments, will be able to receive a $500 bonus.
The $1 trillion jackpot is being given to winners who have outstanding debts ranging from $1 to $25 million.
They will receive more cash prizes than winners with a $2 million jackpot.
The jackpot was initially announced as a $100 million prize in 2008, but has since grown to more than double that amount.