ALLIANCE, Ohio — An Alliance man is $2.5 million richer after the Ohio Lottery announced Thursday that he won the top prize in the Make My Year scratch-off game.
The lucky winner, identified by the Ohio Lottery as Steven Taylor, purchased the winning ticket at the GetGo store located at the intersection of State Street and Beechwood Avenue in Alliance.
The annuity prize, which is paid over 10 years, means Taylor will take home approximately $180,000 per year after state and federal tax withholdings, according to the Ohio Lottery.
The Make My Year scratch-off ticket costs $10.
Here are the list of prizes still up for grabs in the Make My Year game as of April 27:
- $2.5 million prize: 3 remaining
- $150,000 prize: 3 remaining
- $15,000 prize: 43 remaining
- $1,000 prize: 565 remaining
- $750 prize: 1,577 remaining
- $500 prize: 6,242 remaining
- $200 prize: 7,008 remaining
- $100 prize: 29,248 remaining
- $50 prize: 156,310 remaining
- $40 prize: 78,233 remaining
- $25 prize: 156,539 remaining
- $20 prize: 313,319 remaining
- $15 prize: 470,509 remaining
- $10 prize: 1,259,163 remaining
Northeast Ohio has had several big lottery winners in recent days:
- Powerball winner hits $252.6 million jackpot after purchasing their ticket at the GetGo in Macedonia for the drawing held on Wednesday, April 19.
- Mega Millions winner gets a $1 million prize after buying the lucky ticket from a Circle K in Berea for the drawing on Tuesday, April 18.
- Lucky For Life winner hits the second-tier prize that pays out $25,000 a year for life in the drawing held on Wednesday, April 26. The lucky ticket was purchased at East End Express in Hubbard.
Editor's note: Video in the player above was originally published in a previous lottery story on April 20, 2023.