Last year, $30 million of the Lottery revenue was directed to local police and firefighters' pensions.
John Hille was excited when he realized he won $30,000 on a $30 Extreme Green Scratch-off.
John, of Hudson, Indiana, bought the winning ticket at Lima Shell, 4933 Lima Road in Fort Wayne. His was one of several recent bigger winning tickets the retailer sold, John said.
His plans after winning were to go back to work and put the money in the bank.
$30 Extreme Green Estimated Overall Odds 1 in 3.12.