Erie County man scratches off $3 million winner

AKRON, N.Y. (WIVB) — A retired Akron resident just scratched off a winning ticket, making him the latest millionaire of Erie County.

Officials say he scratched off a $3 million ticket — the first person in Erie County to win over $1 million in 2016. In the last year, eight have won sums of $1 million or more in Erie County.

The lottery winner will receive his over-sized check on Friday afternoon . provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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