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Future Contestants

2/4 Contestants

  • Announced 11/26/2022
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  • Rosale Palmer - North Lawrence
  • Dale Newman - Amanda
  • Brian Mulidore - Warren
  • Fred Davis - Canton
  • Jeff Smith - Eaton
  • Dawana Spikes - Cincinnati
  • William Lambert - Langsville
  • Tami Hawkins - Dupont

2/11 Contestants

  • Announced 12/3/2022
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  • Terrance Nolan II - Cleveland
  • Valerie Young - Massillon
  • Harriet Funkhouser - Ashland
  • Thomas Hancock - Columbus
  • Amanda Moore - Beaver
  • Denise Ferrell - Canton
  • Amy Perkins - Hamersville
  • Sandra Turck - Rootstown

2/18 Contestants

  • Announced 12/10/2022
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  • Walter Williams - Elyria
  • Bonnie Detherage - South Salem
  • Damesha Yontz - North Fairfield
  • Melissa Poon - Canton
  • Deloris Hall - Parma
  • Cathy Sudar - Tallmadge
  • Arthur Kenny Jr. - Powhatan Point
  • Louise Gibbs - Farmdale

2/25 Contestants

  • Announced 12/17/2022
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  • Lee McKinney - Millersport
  • Dorothy Jones - Toledo
  • Carol Dixon - Batesville, IN
  • Sandy Smith - Lisbon
  • Michael Littleton - Defiance
  • Thomas Blair - Canton
  • Miranda Free - Tiffin
  • Richard Conroy - Ironton

3/4 Contestants

  • Announced 12/24/2022
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  • Crystal Higgins - Cambridge
  • Christine Anello - Toledo
  • Justine Cassidy - Bryan
  • Amy Bluso - Chagrin Falls
  • Garry Taylor - Norwood
  • Mike Cahill - Delaware
  • Vincent Dews - Groveport
  • Connie Ford - Ravenna

3/11 Contestants

  • Announced 12/31/2022
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  • Mike Albaugh - Lewis Center
  • Melvin Durden - Cleveland
  • Harold Dean - Columbus
  • David Hancovsky - Garfield Heights
  • Terry Samuels - Xenia
  • Timothy Webb - Lagrange
  • Germaine Evans - Columbus
  • Olivia Lane - Dayton

3/18 Contestants

  • Announced 1/7/2023
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  • Richard Matheny - Vandalia
  • Tom Schuermann - Cincinnati
  • Michael Conrad - Medina
  • Makenna Fink - Youngstown
  • Rodney Reed - Ashland
  • Shelby Cline - Defiance
  • Linda Reinhard - Tiffin
  • Mark Cleveland - Columbus

3/25 Contestants

  • Announced 1/14/2023
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  • Bob Foos - Fremont
  • Angela Howard - Wooster
  • Jack Jones III - Greenville
  • Greg Jaenke - Strongsville
  • Damon Cortez - Youngstown
  • Jenee Allen - Monroe
  • Jim Wydick - Columbus
  • Carla Logan - Dayton

4/1 Contestants

  • Announced 1/21/2023
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  • Christina Luckett - Zanesville
  • Kim Sweet-Buzzard - Ashland
  • Nick Leposa - Maple Heights
  • Belvia Dodson - Hanging Rock
  • Nicole Saula - North Ridgeville
  • Joseph Damman - Lyons
  • Steven Jones - Manchester
  • Joanne Mills - Columbus

4/8 Contestants

  • Announced 1/28/2023
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  • Stanley Fulk - Dublin
  • Bill Landman - Waverly
  • Martin McDonald - Sylvania
  • Tammi Heighley - Canal Fulton
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Announcement Schedule

Entry Received On or Before Announcement Date Show Date
11/17/2022 11/26/2022 2/4/2023
11/24/2022 12/3/2022 2/11/2023
12/1/2022 12/10/2022 2/18/2023
12/8/2022 12/17/2022 2/25/2023
12/15/2022 12/24/2022 3/4/2023
12/22/2022 12/31/2022 3/11/2023
12/29/2022 1/7/2023 3/18/2023
1/5/2023 1/14/2023 3/25/2023
1/12/2023 1/21/2023 4/1/2023
1/19/2023 1/28/2023 4/8/2023

This Week's Contestants

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  • Rosale Palmer, North Lawrence

    Ticket purchased at:

    R Snack Pop Stores, Lincoln Way E, Massillon

  • Dale Newman, Amanda

    Ticket purchased at:

    Oakland Grocery, Chillicothe Lancaster Rd., Amanda

  • Brian Mulidore, Warren

    Ticket purchased at:

    Elm Road Gas, Elm Rd. NE, Warren

  • Fred Davis, Canton

    Ticket purchased at:

    Woodlawn Food Market, Woodlawn Ave. NW, Canton

  • Jeff Smith, Eaton

    Ticket purchased at:

    Beoddy Maramart North, N. Barron St., Eaton

  • Dawana Spikes, Cincinnati

    Ticket purchased at:

    White Oak Deli and Convenience Store, Cheviot Rd., Cincinnati

  • William Lambert, Langsville

    Ticket purchased at:

    One Twenty Four Mart #278, Dead Mans Curve Rd., Pomeroy

  • Tami Hawkins, Dupont

    Ticket purchased at:

    Meijer Gas #110, Elida Rd., Lima

Become a Contestant

Do YOU want the chance to experience the fun, excitement and thrill of winning on Cash Explosion? Becoming a contestant on television is as easy as 1-2-3…

Purchase a $1 OR $2 Cash Explosion instant ticket or the NEW $2 Cash Explosion Cashword ticket from any Ohio Lottery retailer. Scratch the ticket, and look for “Entry” three times or the word ENTRY in the bonus box on the Cashword ticket. If the word “ENTRY” appears three times on your ticket or the word “ENTRY on a Cashword ticket, you can enter ONLINE to become a contestant on the TV Game Show. Cash Explosion Cashword tickets must be submitted online to be included in the weekly contestant drawing.

How to Enter Your Ticket:

ONLINE ONLY!  All Cash Explosion Cashword tickets must be entered through MyLotto Rewards. To enter your tickets, go here: https://www.ohiolottery.com/Games/Cash-Explosion-Online-Entry.aspx

If you do not have a MyLotto Rewards account, go here to register. Online entry is fast, free, secure, and allows you to confirm we have received your ticket.  Online entries also earn you promotional offer and other rewards.

Every week the Ohio Lottery selects new contestants to appear on Cash Explosion. Contestants names and hometowns are announced during the game show and posted on this website. If you are selected as a contestant, a representative from the Game Show Bureau will contact you with all the necessary details. 
 

Bonus Winners

For eight weeks, starting on Monday, January 30, Cash Explosion will announce 20 winners of a special Prize Pack that features a book of popular Ohio Lottery Scratch Offs.  Every entry ticket entered through MyLotto Rewards for the weekly contestant drawing will have this extra opportunity to win. Good Luck Players!

Bonus Prize Pack Winners

Winner's Name Location Draw Date Prize
Pearl Robinson Chillicothe 1/20 Prize Pack
Sharon Kratochvil Seven Hills 1/20 Prize Pack
Tameka Tate Cleveland 1/20 Prize Pack
Effie Unger Peebles 1/20 Prize Pack
Laura  Sager Lovelend 1/20 Prize Pack
Bradon  Cousino Montpelier 1/20 Prize Pack
Nancy Ruppright Mt. Cory 1/20 Prize Pack
Audrey Jeffrey Streetsboro 1/20 Prize Pack
Lyle Smith Howard 1/20 Prize Pack
Jim Wydick Columbus 1/20 Prize Pack
Kristy Cuevas Youngstown 1/20 Prize Pack
Celeste Rone-Moss  Cincinnati 12/30 Prize Pack
Catherine Rynski Toledo 1/20 Prize Pack
Sharon Pennington Portsmoth 1/20 Prize Pack
Terri Anderson Urbana 1/20 Prize Pack
Hans Richter Concord Township 1/20 Prize Pack
Lisa Bell Baltimore 1/20 Prize Pack
Steve Jambrozy Lakewood 1/20 Prize Pack
Robert Johnson Canton 1/20 Prize Pack
Walter Batrez Willard 1/20 Prize Pack