'The March Madness Trust' claims $41 million winning Mega Millions ticket bought in Westlake

CLEVELAND - A trust has claimed a $41 million prize for a winning Mega Millions lottery ticket bought at a Westlake store in March.

The Ohio Lottery said "The March Madness Trust" claimed the prize for the March 12 drawing. The trustee of the trust is John P. Thomas, the lottery said.

The winner chose the cash option, which will mean a $21,294,806 pay out after taxes.

The winning ticket was bought at Deli 4 Less on Center Ridge Road in Westlake. The owners of the store received $41,000 bonus.

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