Cortland man wins top instant Lottery prize


YOUNGSTOWN — A Cortland resident has garnered a top prize on an Ohio Lottery instant game.

Paul Edwards won $250,000 on the Ohio Lottery's Holiday Lucky Times 10 instant game.

He filed a claim in the Youngstown regional office Friday.

After deducting federal and state taxes totaling 31 percent, Edwards will receive a check for $172,500.

He bought the $5 instant game ticket from Lakeside Sport Shop, 2115 state Route 305 in Cortland.

The store will receive a $2,500 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

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