Contestants

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Future Contestants

8/7 Contestants

  • Announced 6/26/2021
  • Emma Merced - Cleveland
  • Keith Turner - Cincinnati
  • John Dragon - Brook Park
  • Rikki Skiver - Payne
  • Angelita Carter - Lebanon
  • Rick Wood - Marion
  • Chuck Grabski - Media
  • Steve House - Fairfield Township
  • Rose Sebring - Galloway

8/14 Contestants

  • Announced 7/3/2021
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  • Deborah Woerth - Mansfield
  • Karen Moore - Toronto
  • Patricia Codney - Willoughby
  • James Barnhart - Athens
  • Brittany Toles - Akron
  • Sharon Leasure - St. Paris
  • Kay Wagner - Piqua
  • Robert Roeser - Newbury

8/21 Contestants

  • Announced 7/10/2021
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  • Natalie Boggs - Findlay
  • Mary Loree - Bellefontaine
  • Michael Sprague - Cincinnati
  • Mark Rush - Xenia
  • Stephanie Gibson - Marietta
  • Pamela K. Taylor - Canton
  • Mary McQuistion - Sycamore
  • Tracy Hankins - Maple Hts.

8/28 Contestants

  • Announced 7/17/2021
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  • Chris Sabetta - Stow
  • Eileen Pugin - Richwood
  • Earlena Shepherd - Lancaster
  • James B. Donaldson - Crittenden, KY
  • Donald Mcclain Jr. - Newark
  • Betty Wigginton - Hillsboro
  • Kathy Roberts - Columbus
  • Daniel McGreer - Parma Heights

9/4 Contestants

  • Announced 7/24/2021
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  • Michelle Terry - Cardington
  • Brittany Williams - Columbus
  • John Johnson - Elyria
  • Angela Collins - Maple Heights
  • Kenneth Brown - Columbus
  • David Dowdy - Tinsley Park, IL
  • George Breckenridge - Warren
  • Melissa Stewart - Laurelville

9/11 Contestants

  • Announced 7/31/2021
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  • Rebecca Wade - Sandusky
  • Michele Robinson - Youngstown
  • Delores Kelly - Columbus
  • Alandrea Parchment - Dayton
  • Tim Mullins - Holland
  • Margaret Debolt - Alliance
  • Amber Frazier - Fairborn
  • Hollie Young - Galion

Announcement Schedule

Entry Received On or Before Announcement Date Show Date
6/18/2021 6/26/2021 8/7/2021
6/25/2021 7/3/2021 8/14/2021
7/2/2021 7/10/2021 8/21/2021
7/9/2021 7/17/2021 8/28/2021
7/16/2021 7/24/2021 9/4/2021
7/23/2021 7/31/2021 9/11/2021

This Week's Contestants

  • Returning Champion - Emma Merced, Cleveland

    Bring it on!

  • Keith Turner, Cincinnati

    Ticket purchased at:

    Queen City Shell, Queen City Ave., Cincinnati

  • John Dragon, Brook Park

    Ticket purchased at:

    Smith & Snow Shell, Smith Road, Brook Park

  • Rikki Skiver, Payne

    Ticket purchased at:

    Fricker's #125, Fox Road, Van Wert

  • Angelita Carter, Lebanon

    Ticket purchased at:

    Marathon 660, North Broadway Street, Lebanon

  • Rick Wood, Marion

    Ticket purchased at:

    Speedway #3619, Bellefontaine Avenue, Marion

  • Chuck Grabski, Media

    Ticket purchased at:

    Rama Petroleum, Pearl Road, Medina

  • Steve House, Fairfield Township

    Ticket purchased at:

    Kroger #432, Ferguson Road, Cincinnati

  • Rose Sebring, Galloway

    Ticket purchased at:

    Ameen Marathon, Norton Road, Columbus

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 from any Ohio Lottery retailer. Scratch the ticket, and look for “Entry” three times. If the word “ENTRY” appears three times on your ticket, you can enter ONLINE to become a contestant on the TV Game Show. 

How To Enter Your Ticket:

ONLINE:  Login or create your account at:
https://www.ohiolottery.com/Games/Cash-Explosion-Online-Entry.aspx

  OR

MAIL-IN: Make sure your envelope is not larger than 9 ½” x 4 ½”:

Send only one Cash Explosion “Entry” ticket
per envelope to:


The Ohio Lottery
TV Game Show
P.O. Box 94705
Cleveland, OH 44101

Cash Explosion “Entry” Tickets DO NOT need to be validated at an Ohio Lottery retailer before mailing. Completely fill out the back of the ticket and mail it to the Lottery to be entered into a drawing. It’s just that easy!

Every week the Ohio Lottery selects eight new contestants to appear on Cash Explosion. If you are selected as a contestant, a representative from the Game Show Bureau will contact you with all the necessary details. A list of future contestants can also be found by calling the Game Show Bureau toll free at 1-800-686-4208, option #5.