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Meet Our Retailer-of-the-Week, Sunoco!

Congratulations to this week's Retailer-of-the-Week, Sunoco.

Many Lottery players make Sunoco in Columbus a regular stop because the store and its employees provide just what they're looking for.

Customers get fast and accurate service, and Sunoco has a dedicated Lottery area to purchase and play games.

Plus, new games always get the feature spot.

Give Sunoco in Columbus a try the next time you're looking for a new Ohio Lottery game. 

Posted: 2/28/2022 11:35:49 AM


Meet our Retailer-of-the-Week, 25A Drive Thru!

25A Drive Thru in Troy is this week's Ohio Lottery Retailer-of-the-Week.

Excellent customer service puts 25A Drive Thru at the top of the list with customers.

This retailer has a strong customer base of Lottery players because of the store’s fast and efficient service.  

The staff at 25A Drive Thru take care of players by getting to know them and being friendly. 

You'll have fun at 25A Drive Thru, so give them a try for your next Lottery purchase.
 

 

Posted: 2/14/2022 11:31:20 AM


Let's Celebrate! It's Winner Wednesday!

Wednesdays call for celebration as we take a look back at some of our most recent winners!

Cleo won big playing Pick 5. He matched the winning numbers in the evening drawing on January 14th to win $50,000! The winning numbers were 2-3-6-1-2. He bought his winning ticket at GM Food Mart in Toledo.

Denise in Cincinnati picked up a $100,000 win on the Holiday Lucky X10 Scratch-Off. Marathon Food Mart in Cincinnati sold the winning ticket.

Jonathan won $1,000 playing MONOPOLY 200X. He picked up his lucky ticket at Circle K #5269 in Columbus.

Scott in Loudonville scratched $500,000 Happy Holidays and won $500. 

Wayne in Springfield won $500 playing 25 X Winter Winnings. He owes some of his luck to a friend he asked to pick out a ticket for him. He bought his winning ticket at Roger's 4 Wheeler in Springfield.

Looking for more winner news?

Check out our Media Center to see all of the most recent winner press releases.

 
Posted: 1/19/2022 10:40:01 AM


Meet Our Retailer-of-the-Week, Shannon's Mini Mart

You're like family when you visit Shannon's Mini Mart in Austinburg.

This mom-and-pop shop knows a thing or two about customer service. They know their customers by name, and they will help answer any questions about lottery games.

They've been selling Lottery for over 14 years! They've even sold a $1 million Powerball winner and a winning $50,000 scratch-off.

Customers who visit Shannon's are loyal to the store. Some folks even come in to play as a group.

Check out Shannon's Mini Mart in Austinburg for your next Ohio Lottery purchase.
Posted: 1/17/2022 3:49:01 PM


It's Winner Wednesday!

Winners are rolling in to start 2022. 

Our feature winner this Wednesday is no stranger to winning!

Michael from Canton played Powerball and won $50,000.

He bought his winning ticket at Sams Oil Inc. in Canton. 

You might recognize him from his Pick 4 win last year. He bought that ticket at Sams Oil Inc, too.

Looks like he's making Sams a lucky spot!
 
Mark is also sharing in the excitement of a $50,000 Powerball win.

He bought a ticket at Holloway Beverages in Holland for the December 27th drawing.

Linda won the $250,000 top prize on Holiday Lucky Times 10. 

She bought her lucky ticket at Countyline One Stop Center in Port Clinton.

Congratulations to our winners! Keep an eye on our social media channels for up-to-the-minute winner news.
Posted: 1/12/2022 10:53:48 AM


Meet Our Retailer-of-the-Week, Smith's Waco Market

This week's Ohio Lottery Retailer-of-the-Week is a one-stop shop for hot food, a full deli, and Ohio Lottery games!

Congratulations to Smith’s Waco Market!

If you're looking for top-notch customer service, visit Smith's. They make customers the top priority by creating relationships with their players. 

You can play at the dedicated lottery counter and know you'll be up to date on all of the newest scratch-offs and growing jackpots thanks to employees and the vast amount of signage displayed. 

Stop by Smith's Waco Market in Canton for your next Ohio Lottery purchase. 

Posted: 1/10/2022 11:08:54 AM


Powerball Jackpot Raised to $630 Million!

Massive Jackpot Alert!

Tonight's Powerball jackpot has been raised from $610 million to $630 million!

The cash option is $448.4 million. 

Now all you need to do is grab a ticket for the drawing.

Powerball tickets are $2 each.

You can add the Power Play for an additional $1.

The jackpot has been rolling since October and currently sits at the seveth spot on the jackpot record list.
 
Who will win it? Stop by an Ohio Lottery retailer today and get into the game for your chance! 
 
Posted: 1/5/2022 11:44:50 AM


Kicking off 2022 with New Scratch-Offs!

Here we go!

Just five days into the new year, and we've got five new Ohio Lottery Scratch-Offs just for you.

Try Luck of the Irish Tripler for a shot at the game's top prize of $1,000. Just match three identical prize amounts to win the prize shown, or match two prize amounts and reveal a shamrock to win triple the prize automatically.

Get $2 and try a Winner$ Galore scratch-off. This game has a top prize of $500, with the winning starting at $10.

Multiply The Money is our newest $5 Scratch-Off that gives you a shot at $100,000! You play each row separately on this fun scratch-off. Make sure you look for the multiplier symbol to multiply your prize.

Checking in at the $10 price point is Million Dollar Mega Multiplier. It has a top prize of $1,000,000! Don't forget to scratch the Mega Multiplier in each row for a chance to multiply any prize won in that row.

Get ready to pass GO with the $30 scratch-off Monopoly 200X. This game has a top prize of $5,000,000! Scratch the two bonus boxes for a chance to win $100 or $500 automatically!

Get into the fun with Ohio Lottery Scratch-Offs! To learn more about the entire lineup of scratch-offs, just click here!
Posted: 1/4/2022 9:46:37 AM


Meet Our Retailer-of-the-Week, Circle K Cambridge

If you're looking for friendly and helpful service, check out our Retailer-of-the-Week, Circle K in Cambridge!

They've been selling Lottery for eight years, and loyal customers come back for the friendly, fast, and efficient service they get there. 

Staff at Circle K promotes new games as soon as they are released, and they keep games stocked just for you. They also try to cash winning tickets whenever possible.

You'll find a team of employees ready to celebrate your win at Circle K in Cambridge.

 

 

Posted: 1/3/2022 11:59:10 AM


In the Know January 2022

Happy New Year! We made it to 2022, and we're looking forward to what's to come!

New scratch-offs will be released on January 4.

We're also wrapping up the New Year, New You, New Money Second Chance Promotion.

Plus, you'll find a new $20 scratch-off second chance promotion that could have you traveling to exotic destinations and more fun with KENO!

Want to learn more? Click here to get all of the details on this month's In the Know.

 
Posted: 1/1/2022 12:17:35 PM