Contestants

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Future Contestants

1/22 Contestants

  • Announced 12/4/2021
  • Brittney Atkinson - Elyria
  • Vernon Furman - Geneva
  • Walter Moulton - Xenia
  • Michele Townley - Findlay
  • Stephen Vine - South Lebanon
  • Dale Johnson - Lima
  • Robert Spurlock - Akron
  • Robert Harris - Loveland
  • Roy Lovin - Conneaut

1/29 Contestants

  • Announced 12/11/2021
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  • Doug Carpenter - Columbus Grove
  • Hayes Hayes - Zanesville
  • Tom Mangan - Elyria
  • Michael Murphy - Oregon
  • Terri Butcher - Toledo
  • Edward Huber - Parma
  • Judith Gilbert - Cincinnati
  • Jessalynn Cannon - Akron

2/5 Contestants

  • Announced 12/18/2021
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  • Jennifer Peters - Lancaster
  • Tristian Cornman - Canton
  • Colleen Sibila - Massillon
  • Charles Wilson - Springfield
  • Charlotte Gladwell - Whitehall
  • Fred Gundrum - Willard
  • Krystal Hager - Akron
  • Dave Burch - Ashtabula

2/12 Contestants

  • Announced 12/25/2021
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  • Janet Mitchell - Akron
  • Sarah Mullins - Orient
  • George Vollman - Cincinnati
  • Michael Self - Galloway
  • Michael Kinney - North Royalton
  • Vanessa Anderson - Columbus
  • Melinda Wright - Wakeman
  • Charles Wilson - Springfield

2/19 Contestants

  • Announced 1/1/2022
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  • Charles Freeman - Cleveland
  • Cozette Towsey - Lima
  • Georgeann Agresta - Poland
  • Russell Adkins - Cuyahoga Falls
  • Sanjee Edwards - Painesville
  • Robin King - Fairborn
  • John Sams - Painesville
  • Pete Bursan - Cuyahoga Falls

2/26 Contestants

  • Announced 1/8/2022
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  • Diane Studneski - Curtice
  • Debra Soldwish - Perrysburg
  • Stephanie Haynes - Dayton
  • Eddie Fair - Toledo
  • David Whittaker - Diamond
  • Timothy Valentine - Zanesville
  • Rosemary Ortiz - Defiance
  • Loren D. Bach - New Martinsville, WV

3/5 Contestants

  • Announced 1/15/2022
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  • Charlotte Fuchs - Ashville
  • Andreita Gutierrez - Cleveland
  • Dave Marino - Pataskala
  • Alyssa Barr - North Royalton
  • William Maag - Stow
  • Melba Navarro - Leipsic
  • Sherri Krull - Youngstown
  • Becky Jones - Lancaster

Announcement Schedule

Entry Received On or Before Announcement Date Show Date
11/26/2021 12/4/2021 1/22/2022
12/2/2021 12/11/2021 1/29/2022
12/9/2021 12/18/2021 2/5/2022
12/16/2021 12/25/2021 2/12/2022
12/23/2021 1/1/2022 2/19/2022
12/30/2021 1/8/2022 2/26/2022
1/6/2022 1/15/2022 3/5/2022

This Week's Contestants

  • Returning Champion - Brittney Atkinson, Elyria

  • Vernon Furman, Geneva

    Ticket purchased at:

    BB's Corner Cary Out, North Ridge, Geneva

  • Walter Moulton, Xenia

    Ticket purchased at:

    Wal-Mart Super Center #2124, Pentagon Blvd, Riverside

  • Michele Townley, Findlay

    Ticket purchased at:

    Circle K #5666, E. Sandusky St., Findlay

  • Stephen Vine, South Lebanon

    Ticket purchased at:

    Verity Fuel Services, N. Verity Pkwy., Middletown

  • Dale Johnson, Lima

    Ticket purchased at:

    Fraternal Order of Eagles #370, W. Robb Ave., Lima

  • Robert Spurlock, Akron

    Ticket purchased at:

    Marathon, East Ave., Akron

  • Robert Harris, Loveland

    Ticket purchased at:

    Ward's Corner BP, Ward's Corner Rd., Loveland

  • Roy Lovin, Conneaut

    Ticket purchased at:

    East Side Deli Mart, E. Main Rd., Conneaut

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:  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.

MAIL-IN: $1 and $2 Cash Explosion tickets may also be submitted through the mail.  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. 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.