Meet the people who won Ohio’s 1st Vax-A-Million lottery

Ohio’s first Vax-a-Million winners announced
Ohio’s first Vax-a-Million winners announced
Updated: May. 27, 2021 at 8:37 AM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Ohio residents Abbigail Bugenske, of Silverton, and Joseph Costello, of Englewood, are feeling lucky!

The pair became the first winners of Ohio’s Vax-A-Million lottery on Wednesday night.

Bugenske won $1 million, while Costello won a four year college scholarship to an Ohio school.

Bugenske and Costello met with Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday morning for a news conference.

Watch our coverage in the video below.

A total of 2,758,470 Ohioans who are 18 years or older registered for the $1 million prize.

The Ohio Department of Health said 104,386 individuals between the ages of 12 and 17 years old signed up for the scholarship drawings.

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