Youngstown man big winner in Ohio lotto game

CLEVELAND — A Youngstown man won the top prize drawing on an Ohio Lottery instant game. Thomas Surko won $100,000 in the Special Edition Cashword prize drawing July 17.

After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 29 percent, Surko will receive $71,000.

Surko purchased the $5,500 semifinalist entry ticket at the BP service station, 2069 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown. BP will receive a $1,000 agent bonus for selling a semifinalist winning ticket.

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