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Future Contestants

12/10 Contestants

  • Announced 10/8/2022
  • Sam Wilson - Amherst
  • Chasity Rumple - Galion
  • Robert Ryan - Franklin
  • Carol Almond - Columbus
  • Joni Regula - Delaware
  • Dava Blake - Jeffersonville
  • Jeff Weber - Urbana
  • Chris Holland - Peebles
  • Jeff Feasel - Sycamore

12/17 Contestants

  • Announced 10/15/2022
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  • Art Figuero - Akron
  • Joseph Brookover - Marietta
  • Marnie Bowen - Bedford Heights
  • Larry McLaughlin - Sidney
  • Anna Kline - Nelsonville
  • Beverly Frye - Seven Hills
  • Pam Wolf - Coolville
  • Sabrina Moore - Akron

12/24 Contestants

  • Announced 10/22/2022
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  • Stella Widman - Lorain
  • Steve Roberts - Wooster
  • Jason Burnett - Dayton
  • Richard Johnson - Akron
  • Gary Pruiett - West Chester
  • Linda Earle - Lancaster
  • Amanda Sprague - Grove City
  • Christopher Frazier - Fairborn

12/31 Contestants

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1/7 Contestants

  • Announced 10/29/2022
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  • Harry Barker - Mentor
  • David Hagenbaugh - Akron
  • Robin Carson - Youngstown
  • Tim LaBounty - Conneaut
  • Dana Justice - Loveland
  • John Drummond - Milford
  • Steven Steigelman - Cincinnati
  • Teresa Everett - Canton

1/14 Contestants

  • Announced 11/5/2022
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  • David Coleman - Canton
  • Brett Collins - Toledo
  • Andrea Brannen - Valley View
  • Ira Johnson - Bedford Hts.
  • Robert Johnson - Cleveland
  • Dennis Kohr - Chardon
  • Secretha Bates - Toledo
  • Angela Collins - Garfield Hts.

1/21 Contestants

  • Announced 11/12/2022
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  • Marlene Castellano - Youngstown
  • Emy Watkins - Findlay
  • David Gadowski - Brecksville
  • Crystal Anderson - Nelsonville
  • Dawn Petkov - Strongsville
  • Rhonda Foss - Massillon
  • John King - Toledo
  • Susan Williams - Coshocton

1/28 Contestants

  • Announced 11/19/2022
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  • Beth Sterling - Harrod
  • Jack Beard - Findlay
  • Blane Logan - Zanesville
  • Deborah Burke - Zanesville
  • Robert Frost - Jamestown
  • Leeza Dugan - Newark
  • Jamie Stots - Zanesville
  • Ashai Trotter - Defiance

2/4 Contestants

  • Announced 11/26/2022
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  • Rosale Palmer - North Lawrence
  • Dale Newman - Amanda
  • Brian Mulidore - Warren
  • Fred Davis - Canton
  • Jeff Smith - Eaton
  • Dawana Spikes - Cincinnati
  • William Lambert - Langsville
  • Tami Hawkins - Dupont

2/11 Contestants

  • Announced 12/3/2022
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  • Terrance Nolan II - Cleveland
  • Valerie Young - Massillon
  • Harriet Funkhouser - Ashland
  • Thomas Hancock - Columbus
  • Amanda Moore - Beaver
  • Denise Ferrell - Canton
  • Amy Perkins - Hamersville
  • Sandra Turck - Rootstown

Announcement Schedule

Entry Received On or Before Announcement Date Show Date
9/29/2022 10/8/2022 12/10/2022
10/6/2022 10/15/2022 12/17/2022
10/13/2022 10/22/2022 12/24/2022
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10/20/2022 10/29/2022 1/7/2023
10/27/2022 11/5/2022 1/14/2023
11/3/2022 11/12/2022 1/21/2023
11/10/2022 11/19/2022 1/28/2023
11/17/2022 11/26/2022 2/4/2023
12/1/2022 12/3/2022 2/11/2023

This Week's Contestants

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  • Sam Wilson, Amherst

    Ticket purchased at:

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  • Chasity Rumple, Galion

    Ticket purchased at:

    The Ashtray, Bucyrus Rd., Galion

  • Robert Ryan, Franklin

    Ticket purchased at:

    True North #727, Byers Rd., Miamisburg

  • Carol Almond, Columbus

    Ticket purchased at:

    The Kroger Co. #920, W. Schrock, Westerville

  • Joni Regula, Delaware

    Ticket purchased at:

    Polaris & Fashion Duchess #1633, Polaris Pkwy., Columbus

  • Dava Blake, Jeffersonville

    Ticket purchased at:

    Speedway #7611, Allen Rd., Jeffersonville

  • Jeff Weber, Urbana

    Ticket purchased at:

    BJ's Drive Thru, N. Main St., Urbana

  • Chris Holland, Peebles

    Ticket purchased at:

    Murphy USA #7292, State Route 125, Amelia

  • Jeff Feasel, Sycamore

    Ticket purchased at:

    Sycamore Drive Thru, S. Sycamore St., Sycamore

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Purchase a $1 OR $2 Cash Explosion instant ticket or the NEW $2 Cash Explosion Cashword ticket from any Ohio Lottery retailer. Scratch the ticket, and look for “Entry” three times or the word ENTRY in the bonus box on the Cashword ticket. If the word “ENTRY” appears three times on your ticket or the word “ENTRY on a Cashword ticket, you can enter ONLINE to become a contestant on the TV Game Show. Cash Explosion Cashword tickets must be submitted online to be included in the weekly contestant drawing.

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If you do not have a MyLotto Rewards account, go here to register. Online entry is fast, free, secure, and allows you to confirm we have received your ticket.  Online entries also earn you promotional offer and other rewards.

Every week the Ohio Lottery selects eight new contestants to appear on Cash Explosion. Contestants names and hometowns are announced during the game show and posted on this website. If you are selected as a contestant, a representative from the Game Show Bureau will contact you with all the necessary details.