Become a Retailer

Learn the Benefits of Becoming an Ohio Lottery Retailer

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Ohio Lottery Retailers:
  • Earn an average of $15,000 in commissions annually 
  • Receive 5.5% commission on sales. Prize cashing earns retailers an additional 1%-1.5%.
Benefits and Support:
  • Increased customer traffic:
    • Lottery customers will often buy additional products when they come in to buy an Ohio Lottery ticket.
    • Lottery customers are repeat customers.
  • Personal service by dedicated sales representative.
  • Regular visits provide point-of-sale, merchandising, promotional support and financial guidance.
  • Training and other assistance by your sales representative and regional office.
  • Equipment installation and maintenance at NO COST.
  • Financial reports: Daily, weekly and by shift for you to balance.
  • Signage, promotions and merchandise.
  • Statewide, regional and retailer-specific promotions available to support your business.
Getting Started is easy
  • Fill out an online application. Application includes a background check on all business principals.
  • Remit a $25 application fee.
  • Secure your business with a Surety Bond ($15,000 minimum), or refundable liability deposit ($500) for on-premises consumption retailers, to cover potential sales owed.
  • Meet with an Ohio Lottery team member to get your questions answered and get on your way.

Interested in becoming an Ohio Lottery Retailer?

Click here to access the Retailer eApplication.
Get your questions answered by calling 1-216-774-5680.