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Meet our Retailer-of-the-Week, Newbury Beverage

Congratulations to this week's Retailer-of-the-Week, Newbury Beverage!

Store Owner Bea DelVecchio has been running Newbury Beverage for 43 years, so she knows her stuff. 

She says she loves coming to work to be with her customers.

You can count on the store to cash your winning tickets and answer any questions you have about the games. 

When you play at Newbury Beverage, you can also get in on the weekly second chance drawings.  

Try Newbury Beverage in Newbury for your next Ohio Lottery purchase. 

Posted: 3/27/2023 11:29:43 AM


New Scratch-Offs Popping up March 28

The weather is turning to sunnier skies and warmer temps! We’re excited about that, but we’re even more excited about these new scratch-offs headed your way March 28!

The $1 scratch-off $1,000 Win it All comes with a top prize of $1,000. If any of your numbers match the win it all number, you win all five prizes shown.

Mega Money Multiplier is a $2 scratch-off that gives you a shot at $10,000! Look for the 2X, 5X or 10X in the multiplier bonus and multiply your total winning prize amount by that number.

The $5 scratch-off Lucky $500s could leave you with a $150,000 prize. Find the star symbol, and you win the prize shown automatically. Watch for the $50 burst symbol for an automatic $50 win. If you reveal the bill symbol, you win all 15 prizes shown.

Like sparkles? Try the $10 Precious Diamonds scratch-off. It has a top prize of $1 million! Bonus! This ticket has bonus spots to scratch and when you reveal a $50 BURST symbol, you win $50 automatically! Reveal a $100 BURST symbol and win $100 automatically! Reveal a $500 BURST symbol and win $500 automatically! You’ll find multipliers galore with a 5X, 10X, 20X and 50X symbols that when revealed multiply your prize shown automatically!   

The $20 Nothing But Cash gives you a chance to win to $2 million! You get bonus games on this scratch-off and if you reveal a $100 BURST, $250 BURST or $500 BURST symbol, you win $100, $250 or $500! Watch for the moneybag symbol. If you find it, you win all 20 prizes shown!

Watch for these new scratch-offs at your local Ohio Lottery retailer beginning March 28.
 
Posted: 3/24/2023 3:23:58 PM


February Partners in Education - Academic All Stars

Congratulations to our February winners for the Partners in Education program!

Click Here to learn more about our Partners in Education program and nominate an outstanding student or teacher. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on the 10th of each month.

Read about our awesome students:

Madison Rausch“Maddie greets her principal every morning in the car line with a smile and a hug. At lunchtime, Maddie volunteers to help clean the cafeteria instead of rushing out to recess. After her help is no longer needed, she always offers another hug before leaving. After school, Madison can be found doing one of the many activities she has tried and fallen in love with like swimming, playing ball, gymnastics and baking. Recently, I attended church where Maddie was singing with the children’s choir. I saw her at school and complimented her solo performance during the service to which she replied that she was so nervous and not sure if she would do it again, but she was glad she tried. The perfect summary of Madison as a person; not always sure of herself, but willing to give anything a shot.” – Beth Hench, Administrator

“Hailey is an excellent student, earning straight A’s allHailey Moore year. Hailey has adjusted well to 7th grade, as she accelerated an entire grade level this school year, so these are all new peers to Hailey. She has made friends easily and is kind to others. She works to the expectations of the classroom teacher, and then works beyond that. Hailey has taken it upon herself to enter the County Science Fair after earning first place in the Milton-Union Middle School Science Fair this year. Hailey has a caring heart, often stopping to say hello to her teacher’s children, send get well cards and exiting the class with a, ‘Have a great day, Miss Shade!’ She is an awesome 7th grader and a joy to have in the class.”  - Jennifer Shade, Teacher

Jaycee Goodman“Jaycee is very focused to be the best at everything she takes on. Her grades are all A’s, and she is a member of the Honor Roll. She is a cheerleader for both the football and basketball squads and is captain of the basketball squad. She is also active in the Hop Club that works to help those students who are struggling with school. Jaycee has become a very accomplished gymnast and works to perfect her tumbling. Always a smile on her face, Jaycee is an asset to LMS in so many ways!” – Karol Warden, Coach

“Hannah is enrolled in college prep courses and collegeHannah Raper credit plus courses at River. She maintains over a 3.9 GPA on a 4.0 scale while carrying a demanding and challenging schedule. Hannah is not only an excellent student, but she is a stellar athlete in volleyball, basketball, and softball. Hannah has led her basketball team to a magnificent 19-2 record, with two losses coming from schools much bigger than ours. As you can see, Hannah is a well-rounded student and is very deserving of this award.” – Ed Trifonoff, Administrator

Simone Light“Simone is kind and attentive. She was elected by her class as student council. She gets good grades and is very outgoing. She loves her school and cares about the school and is fond of her teacher, Mr. Frost. She will go out of her way to help another student and is known throughout the school as the go-to to get things done. She has a great smile and a loving heart for her favorite classes, reading and art. She hopes to write a book for kids one day with a positive, uplifting story to help other kids be positive.” – Brian Light, Parent

“She is a stand-out student in many ways. Nikki is aNikki Freet very hard worker and takes her grades and schoolwork seriously. She attends to detail and makes sure to be thorough at all times. Nikki is dependable as well. As her teacher, I can count on her to be on time, prepared, and to encourage others to do the same. She is involved with our school serving in many ways and in countless groups. She gives her time to make our school a better place. She is also thoughtful, kind, and respectful. Nikki makes sure to treat others in a way that makes them feel as they are valued.” – Keely Kandel, Teacher

Isabella Szmania“Isabella is very considerate and accepting of other people. She works hard to get her work done at an excellent level and helps other people to be their best as well. She makes every classroom that she is in better. She is thoughtful and insightful with her work. Her smile lights up the room. Keep up the great work Isabella and keep being you!” – Cathy Aviles, Administrator



"Samuel demonstrates Saint Martin strength bySamuel Feliciano regularly attending office hours and frequently  checking in with academic support coaches. He has received no behavior incidents and is learning to take responsibility and hold himself accountable for academic progress. Samuel is committed to improving his academic performance and seeks support to build his toolbox for learning.” – Gina Eaton, Administrator 
 
Posted: 3/22/2023 10:33:54 AM


Meet our Retailer-of-the-Week, Poston's Carryout

Poston’s Carryout in Stewart is this week's Retailer-of-the-Week!

You'll find friendly and knowledgeable staff ready to help you with your Lottery purchase.

And you will always know what's new because the staff points out the newest tickets and encourages customers to play because their ticket bins are always full.

Poston's also cashes all winning tickets, so you can get your winnings right away!

Check out Poston's Carryout for your next Ohio Lottery purchase.

 

Posted: 3/20/2023 11:24:18 AM


February Partners in Education - Teachers of the Month

Written by Dessiona Jackson

Congratulations to our February winners for the Partners in Education program!

Click Here to learn more about our Partners in Education program and nominate an outstanding student or teacher. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on the 10th of each month.

Read more about February’s Teachers of the Month:

Saiida Bowie-Little“Mrs. Bowie-Little is highly recognized by her students for an ‘extremely beneficial’ teaching style that is fun. They also state she is gentle but firm, always making sure students stay focused and thoroughly attempting to work with each student. Faculty and staff members similarly observe Saiida’s warm nature, citing her willingness to help and go above and beyond professional expectations. Saint Martin is impressed with Mrs. Bowie-Little’s contributions: One, Saiida creates a classroom that makes students feel comfortable. Two, Saiida holds students to high standards while also helping them reach those standards. Three, Saiida uses strategies to improve the classroom environment, like encouraging students to use different options other than common unkind phrases or providing separate workspaces for those who need to catch up. We appreciate Mrs. Bowie-Little for modeling Saint Martin excellence.” – Gina Eaton, Administrator

“Mrs. Mead explores outside opportunities forAndrea Mead betterment of students’ physical and mental health. Her classes are much more than information in a book. She uses the content and makes it applicable to real life settings. Recently, Mrs. Mead worked collaboratively with the local health agency to administer a mental health assessment. For many students, what is portrayed for all to see is not what is really happening within the mind and personal life of a child. Arguably, Mrs. Mead has helped save students’ lives. She reaches students in many ways, and it is apparent that her content becomes a way of life for many of her students.” – Robert Priest, Administrator 

Jennifer Shade“Jenn is a teacher who always goes above and beyond the necessary classroom expectations of a teacher. She devotes her time after school once a week to reinforce a love and desire for science to our middle school students. Her love for science oozes out and overcomes our students who participate in the Science Club, a hands-on science lab that reinforces or stretches student knowledge of science. In addition, Jenn took on the role of Math Club advisor this school year when one of the math teachers was out on maternity leave. Jenn is very active in pursuing grants that enhance the learning experience of her students in her 7th grade science classes. This goes beyond the scope of Ohio Learning Standards for 7th grade science. Finally, Jenn is the sole organizer of the middle school science fair and devotes her classroom time to prepare students to showcase their science fair projects.” – Todd Shadley

“I was a visiting speaker to Mr. Hubbard’s classes. TheRandy Hubbard knowledge and caliber of student engagement is the direct result of this teacher. I was very impressed at the student knowledge and conceptual understanding in life applications that Mr. Hubbard has been able to facilitate. Exceptional work.” – Stacy Allard





Sarah Roseberry"Sarah is one of our special education teachers with students who have multiple disabilities. However, Ms. Roseberry services the needs of all Sherwood students every chance she gets. She makes herself available for tutoring, SEL-related needs, having a safe space or any other need we maybe have at the time. Ms. Roseberry has only been teaching for two years and both of those years have been at Sherwood MS. Her passion for building relationships with her students and her peers is unmatched. Her leadership within her team, and our building is one of a veteran teacher. Ms. Roseberry’s presence is felt throughout the building, and we are very lucky to have such a young educator make the kind of immediate impact she has made with our building community. I am excited about her growth in our work, but so impressed about how well she adapted and infused her own ‘uniqueness’ in these first couple of years.” – Sheila Evans

“Greg teaches Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, MathematicGreg Metzger Modeling and Reasoning and Physics to the students at River High School. All these courses are college prep courses and Greg does an excellent job not only educating the students in his classroom, but also preparing them for mathematics in college. Greg is a team player and works well with his colleagues. Greg is most deserving of this award!” – Ed Trifonoff, Administrator


Elizabeth Barkan“Mrs. Barkan is an outstanding band teacher! She is full of enthusiasm and charming character. All the kids and parents love her. I have enjoyed being a band mom and have seen all the wonderful and cool things she does for her kids. She is awesome and deserves recognition.” – Trisha Williams, Parent





“Nicole works very hard at connecting with all herNicole Varley students and their families. She is a positive role model for students as well as her colleagues. She is always positive, even when circumstances are extremely stressful. She collaborates with her teammates and works hard to run her class in a seamless manner, even with high numbers and ever-mounting paperwork.” – Heather Hathaway



Stephanie Dubois“Stephanie is the most kind and caring teacher ever. She is so passionate about teaching and puts her all into it. Past students recognize her everywhere she goes and talk about how much they love and miss her! I could not think of a better person deserving of this award” – Tia Valliant





Stay tuned to learn about February's Academic All Stars! 
Posted: 3/16/2023 11:14:26 AM


Hey, Hey! It's Winner Wednesday!

Happy Wednesday!

Or as we call it here, Winner Wednesday!

Today check out Sallie's big winning ticket.

She won $1 million on $1,000,000 Cashword.

Sallie's plans for this unexpected windfall? Home improvements!

She purchased her winning ticket at Murphy USA #6816 in Lima.

Santa checked off that naughty or nice list months ago, but now the winner of the Nice drawing in our Naughty or Nice promotion has reason to celebrate.

Chuck won $50,000 and a whole suitcase full of gift cards for airline tickets, gasoline, groceries, personal care and more!

What can we say? It pays to be nice!

See the complete winners of the Naughty or Nice promotion here.
 
Don't forget to share your winning story on our new winner page. It only takes a few minutes to share the win that made you smile!
Posted: 3/15/2023 1:03:17 PM


Meet our Retailer-of-the-Week, Cliffside Sports Bar

Meet our Retailer-of-the-Week, Cliffside Sports Bar in Columbus.

If you win while you're at Cliffside Sports Bar, the staff loves to celebrate with you!

You'll get great service and learn about other winners at Cliffside because they display their winners on their winner wall that includes many EZPLAY and KENO tickets.

Some players even autograph their winning tickets before they put them up!

You'll get your winnings right away because bartenders help players by running and cashing tickets for them.

Check out Cliffside Sports Bar in Columbus for your next Ohio Lottery purchase. 

 

Posted: 3/13/2023 11:05:41 AM


Meet our Retailer-of-the-Week, Galbraith Shopper Stop

Congratulations to our Retailer-of-the-Week, Galbraith Shopper Stop in Cincinnati!

If you're looking for a retailer with experience, this is it! They've been selling Lottery for close to 30 years.

Galbraith Shopper Stop employees will provide you with excellent customer service, often getting to know every customer that comes through the doors.

The also store has a dedicated Lottery area, so you'll always have a spot to play. 

Find fast, accurate, and friendly service for your next Lottery purchase at Galbraith Shopper Stop.

Posted: 3/6/2023 10:57:53 AM


What's New In March? Check out In the Know to Find Out!

What's happening in March? A lot!

This month we're going mad with the KENO Clutch Three promotion.

Plus, we've got five new scratch-offs coming March 28.

And don't forget to check out our new winner page with winning stories from across the state!

Get all of the details right now on In the Know.
Posted: 3/1/2023 4:43:50 PM


Ohio Lottery Marks Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month. 

The Ohio Lottery joins the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) to dedicate March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM).  

Problem gambling is defined as all gambling behavior patterns that compromise, disrupt or damage personal, family or vocational pursuits.

Did you know approximately 2 million U.S. adults are estimated to meet criteria for severe problem gambling? Another 4-6 million meet the criteria for mild or moderate problem gambling.

The Ohio Lottery is committed to responsible gambling programs throughout the year.

Ohioans can visit Keep it Fun, Ohio to learn about gambling myths, how to keep spending in check, and where to find help.

For more information about problem gambling, including warning signs, resources, and facts about problem gambling, go to Problem Gambling Facts :: The Ohio Lottery

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, here’s how to get help or give help. Call the Ohio Problem Gambling Helpline 24/7 at 1-800-589-9966. You can also have a chat with a live Specialist 24/7 linked here: http://www.gamblinghelpohio.org/
 
Help is available 24/7/365 – it is free and confidential.

Posted: 3/1/2023 2:39:58 PM


March comes in like a WINNER! It's Winner Wednesday!

We're kicking off the month of March with some big winners! 

First up, check out Rick and Donna. They won $100,000 on Holiday Countdown.

They're planning to use some of their winnings to do some home improvements, but they don't have plans yet for the rest.

We're sure they'll find a great way to spend it! 

Rick and Donna bought the ticket at Speedway $1405 in Freemont.

Jacob played the EZPLAY game 20x the Money at Courtside Bar & Grill in Gallipolis.

He won $12,000!

Ryan won $150,001 in the February 23, 2023 Rolling Cash 5 drawing.

He says hes in the process of buying a house, and now he's considering paying cash for it! 

He bought his winning ticket at Friendship Food Store #76 in Port Clinton.

Have you checked out the Winner Page on our website yet? You can submit your own winning story and see other Ohio Lottery winners' stories! 
Posted: 3/1/2023 9:00:54 AM


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