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Fair Fun is Coming!

Are you ready for the Ohio State Fair? We are!

We're packing up our Ohio Lottery swag and getting ready to roll out some fun and games.

You can find Ohio Lottery games throughout the run of the fair when you stop by our retailer in the Marketplace Building.

Play KENO, pick up some scratch-offs or draw games to add a little extra fun to your state fair experience.

Look for our tent just north of 17th Avenue on July 28 and August 4 from 11am to 1pm. Stop by and spin the wheel to win prizes both days!

Saturday, July 29 is our big one-day promotion at the fair.

Catch us at the tent from 10am to 4pm to play our Living Lucky themed game to win Ohio Lottery swag or an entry for our second chance drawing at the fair.

We'll draw 25 winners at the end of the day. You won't want to miss it!

On August 4, we're taking over the Cardinal Patio with Cash Explosion!

Stop by and play the Cash Explosion express games for a chance to win prizes and a chance to get in one of our Cash Explosion mini games.  

The crew will have thousands and thousands of dollars in merchandise, instant ticket & cash prizes of up to $500!

We can't wait to see you at the Ohio State Fair.
Posted: 7/26/2023 1:31:46 PM

Happy Winner Wednesday!

Kristine - Mega MillionsKristine is celebrating her Mega Millions win! She purchased an auto-pick Mega Millions ticket for the July 18 drawing and matched 4/5 numbers plus the Mega Ball with 4X Megaplier to win $40,000! Oakland Grocery in Amanda sold the winning ticket. 

Mega Millions is $910 MillionSpeaking of Mega Millions, the jackpot just keeps growing! The estimated jackpot for the Friday, July 28, drawing is $910 million. 

Check out more winning stories at our Winner Stories page here!

Time is running out for you to participate in our Share Your Winning Story Giveaway.

Whether you won $5 or $5,000, take a video telling us about your win and upload it to our winner stories page for a chance to win a book of Red Hot Riches scratch-offs. 
Posted: 7/26/2023 10:15:00 AM

Manual Entry for Non-Winning Tickets to be Removed August 8

Ready your mobile device and update your Ohio Lottery mobile app. Manual Entry is being removed from MyLotto Rewards.
Beginning August 8, you will no longer be able to enter your non-winning tickets using manual entry. All non-winning tickets will have to be scanned through the Ohio Lottery mobile app.

The change comes to ensure security and integrity of the MyLotto Rewards program and to prevent potential fraud. 
Scanning tickets through the Ohio Lottery mobile app is much faster than using manual entry, but we understand some players might not have access to a mobile device. 
If you don’t have a smartphone or device to enter your non-winning tickets, we have devices waiting for you at our Ohio Lottery Regional Offices. You can stop in any of our regional offices during regular business hours. Just let the staff know you have non-winning tickets to enter.  They will show you how to log into your MyLotto Rewards account and help you scan your tickets to be entered.
Learn more about MyLotto Rewards here.
Posted: 7/25/2023 3:07:50 PM

Winner, Winner, the Jackpots are Getting Bigger!

Happy Winner Wednesday! We’re celebrating recent wins and getting excited for the big Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots that keep growing. 

Check out some of the latest jackpot wins:

Smith & Snow Shell in Brook Park sold a $1,000,000 Mega Millions ticket for the July 18 drawing. The player used auto-pick to match 5/5 numbers. 

Darrell R. purchased this auto-pick Powerball ticket from JD’s Drive Thru in Maumee for the July 15 drawing and won $50,000!

Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is an estimated $1 billion, and Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $720 million, so make sure to grab your tickets for a chance to be our next big winner!

We also got to rock out with our Inkcarceration Best Seats in the House winners last Friday! Kelly and Norm of Parma enjoyed comfy seating and shade, situated directly next to the sound booth at the Space Zebra Stage. They won the ultimate viewing and listening experience with two weekend VIP passes.

Share your winning video for a chance at winning a book of Ohio Lottery Scratch-Offs.

Click Here to visit our Winner Story page and add your story.

Your submission by July 31 gets you into a drawing to win a book of Red Hot Riches scratch-offs.
Posted: 7/19/2023 10:22:50 AM

New Scratch-Offs Coming July 18!

Time for new scratch-offs!

Mark your calendar for July 18, because we’ve got five fun new scratch-offs with prizes galore!

Fast 50’s is the newest $1 scratch-off with a top prize of $1,000. Watch for the 2X and the 5X symbols to multiply your prize!

Grab two bucks and pick up a Space Invaders scratch-off. This scratch-off calls back to those 8-bit video game days! You’ll be on the hunt to match any one or more of your numbers to the winning numbers. Find the Saturn symbol and win all 15 prizes shown!

You could win a fistful of cash with the $5 scratch-off Fistful of $500. This scratch-off has a top prize of $100,000. If you find a money roll symbol, you win the prize shown automatically. Look for the fist of money symbol and you win all 15 prizes shown!

Turn up the heat with the $10 scratch-off Red Hot Riches. This ticket has a lot of multipliers, so watch for the 10X, 20X, and 50X symbols to multiply your prize. Top prize, $500,000.

If $20 games are your style, you can go Mining for Millions with our newest $20 scratch-off with a $2,000,000 top prize! And don’t forget the bonus boxes - a TNT symbol in any bonus spot and win the prize shown automatically.

Check out these new scratch-offs next week at your favorite Ohio Lottery retailer.
Posted: 7/14/2023 12:30:11 PM

Time for Winners!

It's a fun week if you're a lottery player! With the Mega Millions jackpot at $560 million and the Powerball jackpot at $725, players are getting into the game for a chance to win.

Who knows, maybe we'll have a big winner here in Ohio!

Until then, let's talk about some other players winning big with the Ohio Lottery.

Linda won $25,000 when she entered her ENTRY Cash Explosion ticket into the Cash Explosion Multipliers Promotion.

She purchased the ticket at Harvard Gas on Newburgh Heights.

She even posted her story on our Winner Story page! See Linda's story here

Zan and Lisa won $200,000 playing Powerball on June 26.

They chose their numbers and matched 4/5 plus the Powerball with a 4X Power Play.

They bought the ticket at Circle k #5268 in Columbus.

April stopped by our regional office to claim her winning Pick 5 ticket.

She won $25,208.50 in the June 28 Pick 5 evening drawing.

She placed a $0.50 wager and hit 5-0-7-8-6 straight with a 120-way boxed bet.

She picked her numbers at Kroger #819 in Columbus!

Check out April's fun winner video here!

Lester played Level Up 10X from Glenn's Market in Newark and won the $20,000 top prize!

He'll take home $14,400 after state and federal taxes.

Congratulations to our winners!

You can get a second chance at winning a book of Ohio Lottery Scratch-Offs by submitting your winning story in a video.

Click here to visit our Winner Story page and add your story like Linda and April did!

Your submission by July 31 gets you into a drawing to win a book of Red Hot Riches scratch-offs.
Posted: 7/12/2023 11:00:48 AM

In the Know!

July is here!

We've got plenty of fun planned this month from July 1 through the end of the month including new scratch-offs, KENO Fundependence Days, and the kick off to the Ohio State Fair.

Get all the details on In the Know!
Posted: 7/1/2023 3:00:13 PM

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