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Woman wins rural Ohio bowling alley's $3.4M raffle jackpot

Posted: 7:14 AM, Sep 26, 2016
Updated: 2016-09-26 07:14:51-04

Organizers of a rural Ohio bowling alley's weekly raffle that has drawn huge crowds in recent weeks say a woman has won more than $3 million.

SkyLane Bowling owner Aaron King says a Mantua woman won the Queen of Hearts drawing Sunday. The winner wasn't present at the Garrettsville bowling alley but will receive the full prize - 90 percent of the $3.4 million jackpot.

About 15,000 people showed up for the drawing last week , prompting organizers in the Cleveland suburb to change the rules so the winner didn't have to be present to receive the full winnings.

The drawing cost $5 a ticket. Players hope to guess which slot on a board of cards holds the namesake card.

King says about 5,000 people attended Sunday's drawing.