You gotta play to win as they say…
Defiance resident Dwight Bowen has, for the second time within four years, won the $200 million Extreme Cash game prize of $50,000 a year for 20 years, or $1 million.
The 65 year old Bowen,had a winning ticket in the Ohio Lottery’s scratch-off $200 million Extreme Cash game and verified it at the regional Ohio Lottery office in Toledo this week.
Bowen chose the lump sum payment, which means he gets $355,000,“
He says when he won in 2009, he was given $345,000. The tickets cost $10 each. He says he bought the ticket to give to his wife, Monica as a Sweetest Day present.
The couple says they plan now to stop buying any more tickets.
Bowen is a Johns Manville retiree after 44 years of service and a Vietnam veteran, who bought the winning ticket at the Defiance Party mart, which will receive $10,000 for selling the winning ticket.