Q: What is considered a reportable wager?
A: Sports gaming wagers must be at least $600 dollars and 300x the wager to be reportable for tax withholdings and more than $5,000 and 300x the wager to have taxes withheld.
Q: How long is a winning ticket valid?
A: A winning ticket is valid for one hundred and eighty (180) days from the close of the event. If there are multiple events on one ticket, it will be from the date the last event closes.
Q: Is there a limit placed on wagers?
A: There is a $700 wager limit per transaction and a weekly wagering limit of $700 per person.
Q: What happens if the odds change after I create my QR code on a mobile app, like the Sports Bet Ohio companion app, will it tell me if the odds change before I purchase my ticket?
A: When creating the QR code on the companion app there is a disclaimer advising the player that the odds are subject to change. The live odds at the time the QR code is scanned, not when the QR code is created, are the accepted odds and will be what is reflected on the bet ticket when the wager is placed.
Q: What happens if I create a QR code on an app before an event starts but do not scan the QR code until after the event has started?
A: The clerk and/or kiosk will state that the wager is no longer available.
Q: How do I know if I have won?
A: At the conclusion of the wagered-on event, you can scan your ticket at the self-service kiosk or present it to the clerk operated point of sale terminal to be validated. If offered by the proprietor, you may scan the ticket bar code using their mobile application to verify as well.
Q: How soon can I claim my prize?
A: Sports Gaming tickets may be collected as soon as ALL events on the ticket have settled. There may be a short grace period after the game ends for the event to close on the system.
Q: How can I claim a winning wager?
A: Players have several options for claiming depending on which proprietor they purchased their ticket from. Options include:
For specific cashing options for each proprietor please visits Sports Gaming How to Cash: The Ohio Lottery
Q: I won, where is the claim form I need to fill out?
A: If you are mailing in your winning ticket or the ticket is over $600, a claim form is required. Each proprietor has a separate claim form, which can be found on their specific websites, located at Sportsbook Vendors: The Ohio Lottery
Q: Can I cash my sports bet ticket on the mobile app?
A: If utilized by the proprietor, winning sports bet tickets can be cashed using the Ohio Lottery mobile app. This feature is not available for every proprietor. For specific cashing options for each proprietor please visits Sports Gaming How to Cash: The Ohio Lottery.
Q: With Gold Rush closing host locations on October 3rd, will customers still have the ability to redeem winning tickets?
A: Yes. A winning ticket is valid for one hundred and eighty (180) days from the close of the event (not from the date the wager was placed). If there are multiple events on one ticket, it will be from the date the last event closes. Gold Rush will still be responsible for honoring all winning tickets until they expire.
Q: How will Gold Rush customers redeem tickets once wagering closes?
A: While wagering will be cut off on October 3rd, Gold Rush redemption terminals will remain active in each location for tickets to be cashed until equipment is removed between October 9th – 11th. After that point, tickets will continue to be redeemable in three different ways:
Q: Where can a customer find a Gold Rush Gaming claim form?
A: The claim form can be found on the Lottery website at Sports Gaming :: The Ohio Lottery. Claim forms may also be available via the Gold Rush website or at Lottery Regional offices.
Q: How does the Gold Rush claim form process work?
A: Instructions for claiming a winning ticket are listed on the back of the bet ticket. The claim form will be filled out and accompany the original ticket when being mailed to Gold Rush or being dropped off at a Lottery regional office location.
Q: Will customers still be able to contact Gold Rush Gaming?
A: Yes. Questions can be submitted through the Gold Rush Gaming website at CONTACT US - Gold Rush Gaming, via phone at (630) 307-0500 or email at email@example.com.