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E. Patchogue Man Wins $1 Million Lottery Scratch-Off

Eliyahu Cohen wins Million Dollar Scratch ticket reports Newsday.

An East Patchogue man was awarded $1 million Tuesday as a result of a winning lottery scratch off ticket, reports Newsday.

Eliyahu Cohen will receive the money over the next 20 years in annual payments of $33,000 after taxes, according to the New York Lottery.

The article says Cohen is a retired limousine service owner, and that the money will help when his wife decides to retire next year and to help his son, a soldier injured in Iraq.

Cohen reportedly purchased the ticket at a convenience store on Sunrise Highway in Oakdale on Mother's Day.

Kim June 12, 2012 at 08:08 PM
He won $1,000,000, but after taxes he will be receiving only $33,000? Am I reading this correctly?
Ray June 12, 2012 at 08:14 PM
33K annually for the next 20 years...660K total.
Kim June 12, 2012 at 08:20 PM
Thank you.....sounds much better.

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