Terms and Conditions

Cash Explosion® 35th Anniversary Promotion
Official Rules
March 2022


Commencing Tuesday March 15, 2022, through Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at 11:59:59pm (the “Promotional Period”) holders of a valid 35th Anniversary Cash Explosion® scratch-off ticket, with a 35th Anniversary special symbol (SYMBOL) may be used to enter the Cash Explosion® 35th Anniversary Promotion (“Promotion”). Holders with a valid SYMBOL ticket may register their ticket in MyLotto Rewards® for a chance to participate in a 16-week promotion

Valid (35th) symbol tickets entered during the promotional periods will be eligible for a weekly drawing where every week ten (10) players will win $10,000 each in cash prizes. In addition, during weeks nine (9) through sixteen (8) players will also get the chance to be selected as a contestant for a special Cash Explosion® Super Show where the top prize is $350,000. The Cash Explosion® Super Show will be recorded LIVE at the Ohio State Fair on Sunday July 31, 2022.

All non-selected (35th) symbol tickets entered into a drawing will be eligible to rollover subsequently each week to the next MyLotto Rewards® drawing for the duration of the promotion. Each SYMBOL ticket may only win one (1) prize.

The promotional period runs from March 15, 2022, through July 19, 2022. The drawings will take place weekly on WEDNESDAY per the schedule below.

Entry Period Draw Date Prizes Announced
3/15 - 4/5 4/6 10 winners of $10K 4/9/2022
4/6 - 4/12 4/13 10 winners of $10K 4/16/2022
4/13 - 4/19 4/20 10 winners of $10K 4/23/2022
4/20 - 4/26 4/27 10 winners of $10K 4/30/2022
4/27 - 5/3 5/4 10 winners of $10K 5/7/2022
5/4 - 5/10 5/11 10 winners of $10K 5/14/2022
5/11 - 5/17 5/18 10 winners of $10K 5/21/2022
5/18 - 5/24 5/25 10 winners of $10K 5/28/2022
5/25 - 5/31 6/1 Contestant 1 +10 winners of $10K 6/4/2022
6/1 - 6/7 6/8 Contestant +10 winners of $10K 6/11/2022
6/8 - 6/14 6/15 Contestant +10 winners of $10K 6/18/2022
6/15 - 6/21 6/22 Contestant +10 winners of $10K 6/25/2022
6/22 - 6/28 6/29 Contestant +10 winners of $10K 7/2/2022
6/29 - 7/5 7/6 Contestant +10 winners of $10K 7/9/2022
7/6 - 7/12 7/13 Contestant +10 winners of $10K 7/16/2022
7/13 - 7/19 7/20 Contestant +10 winners of $10K 7/23/2022

To be eligible, Symbol tickets must be entered online through MyLotto Rewards®, which is located at www.ohiolottery.com ("website"), during a “Entry Period” referenced in the chart above for a chance to be eligible to participate in the drawing(s).

Winners selected in the weekly drawings will NOT be required to present their SYMBOL ticket to be eligible for the cash prize or contestant selection.

All tickets should be saved for submission at the in-person Contestant Selection at the Super Show on July 31. Players are eligible to submit tickets online AND in person for this promotion. Tickets may only be selected once and will be verified.

Registered MLR users will receive one (1) entry for each eligible CASH EXPLOSION® 35th ANNIVERSARY Symbol Ticket entered.

Existing MyLotto Rewards® account holders can log in through the website and enter eligible SYMBOL tickets.

New participants must set up a MyLotto Rewards® account on the website to start the registration process. By successfully transmitting a valid SYMBOL ticket, with the appropriate information as directed, each ticket will be entered into the Promotion.

All information submitted online by entrants is subject to and will be treated in a manner consistent with, the Ohio Lottery Commission's (hereinafter, "the Lottery") Privacy Policy. The Lottery, at its discretion, reserves the right to select and/or change the prize(s) to be awarded as part of this Promotion. Entrants must be legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.


Any attempt by a user, participant or any other individual to deliberately damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of this Promotion, is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the Lottery reserves the right to seek damages from any such person or persons as permitted by law.

Neither the Lottery, any of the Released Parties (as defined herein), nor any of its employees, commissioners, owners, directors, officers, affiliates, subsidiaries and assignees are responsible for illegible, late, lost, damaged, incomplete or misdirected entries, or responsible for incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by the website, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Promotion.

Neither the Lottery, any of the Released Parties, nor any of its employees, commissioners, owners, directors, officers, affiliates, subsidiaries and assignees are responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communication failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Promotion, which may include without limitation, inaccessibility or unavailability of the internet, the website or any combination thereof; theft or destruction or unauthorized access of the website; any injury or damage to the participants or to any other person's computer(s) or smartphone related to or resulting from participating in this Promotion, or downloading materials from or use of the website.


The actual drawing date(s) will be determined by MyLotto Rewards® personnel, and the final verified drawing results will be announced on the Cash Explosion® show and posted to the website after 8pm, every Saturday night from April 9, 2022, through July 23, 2022. Prize winners will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received. Ten (10) prize winners will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received in Draws one (1) to eight (8), eleven (11) prize winners will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received in Draws nine (9) to sixteen (16). Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Terms and Conditions, the potential winners will be declared the official winners of this Promotion.

If your (35th) symbol ticket is selected, you will be notified via email/phone call through the information in your MyLotto Rewards® account. After the initial contact is attempted, winner’s information will revealed on the Saturday evening game show and then will be posted on the MyLotto Rewards® Winners page. Alternates will be selected during the drawing. If a winner cannot be reached within THREE (3) business days of the date of first notification, an alternate may be used in the order drawn.


Selected winners will be awarded:
  • A ten-thousand dollar ($10,000) cash prize -OR-
  • A contestant spot on the Cash Explosion® Super Show


All prize details, including without limitation, shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of MyLotto Rewards®. Employees, officers or directors of the Lottery, including its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers, or any blood relative or spouse of such an employee, officer or director, living as a member in such employee, officer or director's household, are not eligible to enter this Promotion. Void where prohibited by law.

Prizes are paid via an Ohio Lottery Commission claim form. Appropriate Federal and State taxes will be withheld. Prizes are subject to verification of outstanding monies owed to ODJFS and the Attorney General of Ohio.

Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Lottery and their agencies to use the prize winner's name and/or likeness worldwide, in perpetuity, for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, notification or permission unless prohibited by law, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised. Further, by accepting a prize, each prize winner agrees to hold the Lottery, including its directors, officers, employees and agents, absolutely harmless against any and all claims and/or liability arising out of the ownership and/or use of a prize. Prize winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Promotion or use or redemption of any prize. The Lottery makes no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize (or any portion thereof) and disclaim any implied warranty. By participating in this Promotion, all entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules.

All materials submitted become the property of the Lottery and will not be returned. Prizes are nontransferable to any other person, including relatives or friends. The Lottery is responsible for supplying the prize(s) awarded, and will provide each winner with a tax form, if applicable. used by the Lottery are available for review. These Rules may be amended or revised at any time at the sole discretion of the Executive Director of the Lottery.