Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about the $2 Cash Explosion 35th Anniversary Scratch Off Ticket Promotion


What is the new $2 Cash Explosion 35th Anniversary Scratch Off Ticket Promotion?

The new $2 Cash Explosion 35th Anniversary scratch off ticket features a special symbol (35th) that gives players a chance to win weekly cash prizes or be selected as a contestant in the Cash Explosion Super Show.

What is the Cash Explosion Super Show?

For the first time in 35 years of Cash Explosion winning, 8 contestants will be drawn LIVE from the audience attending the taping of our Super Show at the Ohio State Fair on Sunday July 31, 2022. They will be combined with 8 pre-selected contestants, all of whom will play for a $350,000 GRAND PRIZE, the single largest prize in Cash Explosion history.

Do I need to keep my 35th symbol tickets?

YES!!!! To be entered in the LIVE Super Show Contestant drawing you must bring your 35th symbol tickets to the State Fair. Be sure to clearly mark your name on the ticket back and deposit it into our drawing drum.

What if I don’t hear you call my name at the Live Show?

Contestants will be drawn and announced LIVE at the taping, and you will need to be present with a valid (photo) ID at that time. Valid ID’s must be presented to Lottery Security & Auditor of State representatives before you will be allowed to play.

How many winners are selected each week in the 35th Anniversary promotion?

10 winners of $10,000 each will be selected week during the entire promotional period. Plus, (1) ‘Super Show’ Contestant will be drawn weekly during weeks 9-16. At the Super Show taping we will also select 8 contestant – LIVE – from the studio audience.

Can I still get on the weekly show if I have a ticket with the (35th) symbol?

No, the (35th) symbol is good for entry into our special promotions only. Entry tickets for appearance on the weekly TV Gameshow may be found separately in the pool of Cash Explosion 35th Anniversary scratch off tickets.

How do I register my 35th symbol for this promotion?

This is an online only promotion that requires you to register your valid (35th) symbol through the MyLotto Rewards® website.

  1. Go to the Cash Explosion 35th Anniversary Promotion page.
  2. Follow the steps on the page to enter your ticket into the drawings and promotion. If you do not have a MyLotto Rewards® account, click Register to set one up.
What happens after I enter my (35th) symbol ticket through MyLotto Rewards?

Your (35th) symbol ticket is placed into consecutive weekly drawings until the end of the promotional period giving you multiple chances per registered ticket to win $10,000 or a spot as a contestant on our Super Show.

When does the Cash Explosion 35th Anniversary promotion begin?

The new Cash Explosion 35th Anniversary tickets go on sale March 15th and may be entered immediately. See the chart below for entry periods, draw dates and announcement dates:

Entry Period Draw Date Prizes Announced
3/15 - 4/5 4/6 10 winners of $10K 4/9/2022
4/6 - 4/12 4/13 10 winners of $10K 4/16/2022
4/13 - 4/19 4/20 10 winners of $10K 4/23/2022
4/20 - 4/26 4/27 10 winners of $10K 4/30/2022
4/27 - 5/3 5/4 10 winners of $10K 5/7/2022
5/4 - 5/10 5/11 10 winners of $10K 5/14/2022
5/11 - 5/17 5/18 10 winners of $10K 5/21/2022
5/18 - 5/24 5/25 10 winners of $10K 5/28/2022
5/25 - 5/31 6/1 Contestant 1 +10 winners of $10K 6/4/2022
6/1 - 6/7 6/8 Contestant +10 winners of $10K 6/11/2022
6/8 - 6/14 6/15 Contestant +10 winners of $10K 6/18/2022
6/15 - 6/21 6/22 Contestant +10 winners of $10K 6/25/2022
6/22 - 6/28 6/29 Contestant +10 winners of $10K 7/2/2022
6/29 - 7/5 7/6 Contestant +10 winners of $10K 7/9/2022
7/6 - 7/12 7/13 Contestant +10 winners of $10K 7/16/2022
7/13 - 7/19 7/20 Contestant +10 winners of $10K 7/23/2022
How will I know if I won? Where will the winners be announced?

Weekly contest winners will be announced on the show, listed on our social media pages and on the promotion Winners page. A Cash Explosion Team member will contact winners using the info listed on your MyLotto Rewards account if your ticket is selected in one or more of our drawings. Please make sure to verify that your contact information is correct.

How long do I have to register my (35th) symbol ticket into this promotion?

The first draw window opens on Tuesday March 15, and you can enter your (35th) symbol ticket(s) anytime between then and 11:59:59pm July 19, 2022. To see all entry periods, go to the promotion Prizes and Drawings page

I just unveiled a 35th symbol but the drawings are over.

Before July 31 – we are sorry that you missed the promotional drawings, but you can still be selected as a contestant LIVE on July 31 by bringing the ticket. You can still enter your ticket in MyLotto Rewards to earn promotional points in your account.

Can I win more than one prize?

A single (35th) symbol ticket can only win once. A player can win more than one prize if they have entered more than one (35th) symbol tickets that is selected through a MyLotto Rewards drawing.