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Winner Wednesday

Thanksgiving dinner may be over, but there is still so much to be thankful for. These Ohio Lottery players are thankful for big wins! Keep reading to see who’s winning in Ohio this week in Winner Wednesday!

Michael Williams of Toldeo is celebrating a big Rolling Cash 5 win! He won $440,010 on the daily draw game! He purchased his winning ticket at Trot’N Charlie’s, located at 4837 N. Detroit Ave. in Toledo. Michael told us he has been waiting three years to hit big!

Aaron Hursey of Cardington scratched his way to a spectacular win! He won $50,000 playing instant game $500,000,000 Spectacular! Aaron purchased his winning ticket at Kroger #804, located at 801 N. Houk Rd. in Delaware.

A Westerville resident won the top prize on instant game Power 5s. Cody Walters won $150,000 playing the $5 instant game!

Jason Ferrell of Wheelersburg found a golden ticket! He won $10,000 playing instant game Willy Wonka Golden Ticket! Jason purchased his winning ticket at Clarks Pump N Shop, located at 312 Center St. in Wheelersburg.

Joseph Darr is having some Holiday Fun this week! He won $10,000 playing this holiday themed $10 instant game.

Loretta Binder of Elyria is celebrating a dazzling win this week. She won $10,000 playing instant game $300 Million Diamond Dazzler!

Jerry Knotts of Lancaster kicked his week off with a big win! He won $358,000 playing draw game Rolling Cash 5!

The Ticket to Security Trust has claimed the $1,000,000 prize for the Powerball drawing held on October 27, 2018.

The Painted House Passive Trust has claimed the top prize of $150,000 for the instant game 7.

Congratulations to all of this week’s winners! Check back next week to see who else is winning in Ohio!
Posted: 11/28/2018 11:00:00 AM


New Holiday Instants Coming Soon!

Nov-instants-still.pngIt's hard to believe that we're now past Thanksgiving and nearing the end of November! As the dates fly by, we're not only getting closer to the holidays - we're also getting closer to our second holiday instant ticket release on November 28. 

Snow Me The Money is a $1 instant ticket. You could win up to $1,000.

The newest $2 ticket is Reindeer Games which includes Rudolph Riches, Blitzen Bucks, Cupid Cash and Dasher Dollars. You could win up to $20,000 on each of these tickets.

Winter Ice Multiplier is a $5 instant ticket with a top prize of $150,000. 

And our newest $20 instant is $100 Million Cash Extravaganza. You could scratch your way to a  $5,000,000 win.
 
Looking for more instants? Click here to see our complete offering of Ohio Lottery instant tickets.
Posted: 11/26/2018 11:00:59 AM


Keno $1 Million Club

Keno-$1,000,000-Club-Wee-Willy-s.pngTen years ago the Ohio Lottery introduced a new game that's well known and still growing today. We're talking, of course, about Keno!

Every year we recognize the retailers who have hit the $1 million mark in Keno sales with our $1 Million Club. This year, 96 new retailers received the honor to become part of the more than 500 active $1 Million Club members. Many of those retailers are some of our original Keno retailers who jumped into the game back in 2008. 

Congratulations to our new $1 Million Club Members! Check out our Ohio Lottery Facebook page for a complete album of photos.

 
Posted: 11/23/2018 2:56:55 PM


A Very Thankful Winner Wednesday

It’s the day before Thanksgiving, but these Ohio Lottery players are celebrating more than just the holiday. Check out who’s winning in this week’s Winner Wednesday!

Paul Evans of Wheelersburg is feeling some holiday luck this week! He won $10,000 on instant game Holiday Lucky Times 10! Paul purchased his winning ticket at Speedee Mart in Wheelersburg.

Kevin Wright is a big winner on EZPLAY game Quick Spot! He won $55,039 on the progressive jackpot game! Kevin loyally plays this game at Timberwolf Tavern in Toledo and was so excited to win big! He told us that has waited a long time to see “the Timberwolf” on our board of winners.

A Youngstown resident scratched his way to a big win! John Kaluza, Sr. won the top prize of $300,000 on Special Edition Cashword. He purchased his winning ticket at Speedway #3540, located at 649 E. Midlothian Blvd. in Youngstown.

Anthony Plicinski of Oregon, OH won big on Pick 5! He won $27,500 on the daily draw game! Anthony purchased his winning ticket at Johnny’s on the Spot II, located at 3205 Navarre Ave. in Oregon.
Myrtle Gray of Tiffin is celebrating a big win this week! She won $10,000 playing instant game Extreme Millions!

Congratulations to all of this week’s winners! Don’t forget to check back next week to see who else is winning in Ohio, and have a very happy Thanksgiving!
Posted: 11/21/2018 12:51:52 PM


October Partners in Education Winners

For these Academic All Stars and Teachers of the Month, the Halloween candy wasn’t the only sweet treat they received in October. Check out our October Partners in Education recipients!

Our first October Academic All Star is Nickiiya Jackson. She is a seventh-grade student at Akros Middle School. Nickiiya is described as very responsible and respectful. Teacher Mona Newbauer states, “She cares about her academics and it shows in her classwork, homework and assessment. She is a wonderful role model and example to her peers of what it means to be a great leader.”

Kendal Wood is our second Academic All Star. She is in the sixth grade at Teays Valley West Middle School. Kendal is praised as a great role model for her classmates. Assistant Principal Allison McSwanger says, “She is a positive influence on others. She always has a positive attitude and tries her best.”

Our first October Teacher of the Month is William Butterfield. Mr. Butterfield teaches Computer Science at Mentor High School. He is described as going “above and beyond” for his students. Colleagues describe him as patient, kind and devoted to his students. Recently, Mr. Butterfield spent a whole planning period helping a student.

Strongsville High School English teacher Kim Orr is another Teacher of the Month. She is described someone who makes a difference in the lives of her students each day. Her dedication to her profession shows; she brings creativity and a love of theater to her classes, she is always available for her students and makes them feel comfortable asking for help, and she maintains good relationships with parents and fellow faculty members. Teacher Ann Walz says, “She creates and modifies work that meets both the need of the student and the expectations of the curriculum and teachers.”

Nancy Wild teaches the fourth and fifth grade at Holy Trinity School, and she is an October Teacher of the Month. Mrs. Wild makes certain that her students succeed; she is described as going above and beyond to ensure her students are able to learn the math skills they need. She teaches them organization and keeps lessons engaging by offering a variety of teaching models. Lane Forthofer, a building sub and math specialist, says, “Mrs. Wild’s organization and patience is something to admire. She models this to her students by constantly working with them to stay organized.”

Congratulations to all of our October Partners in Education recipients! Keep up the amazing work!

You can nominate an outstanding teacher or student for Teacher of the Month and Academic All Star by Clicking Here. Nominations are due by 5:00 p.m. on the 10th of every month.
Posted: 11/15/2018 11:00:00 AM


Winner Wednesday

There is so much to thankful for throughout the year, and this week, these Ohio Lottery players are thankful for big wins! Here’s this week’s Winner Wednesday!

Our first winner this week is Maulikkumar Patel of Ashland. He won $10,000 playing instant game $5 Million Payout!

Stephens Adams is celebrating a big KENO win this week! This Brice resident won $30,000 playing the draw game!

John Clark of Grafton is a Mega Millions winner! He won $10,000 in a recent draw!

A Mansfield resident scratched his way to a big win! David Beach won $10,000 on instant game Million Dollar Multiplier!

Jeffrey Baker of Lowell won big on Ohio Cash Blowout! He won $10,000 playing this instant game! Jeffrey purchased his winning ticket at Pike Street Duchess, located at 120 Pike St. in Marietta.

A Monroeville resident is an instant winner this week! Justin Jones won $10,000 playing instant game $100 Million Money Explosion!

An instant game player from Norwalk is a big winner! Jerry Hess won $10,000 playing $500,000 Cashword!

James Schmeh of Cincinnati found a golden ticket! He won $10,000 on the Willy Wonka Golden Ticket instant game! James purchased his winning ticket at White Oak Deli, located at 6035 Cheviot Rd. in Cincinnati. 

Congratulations, winners! Check back next week to see who’s winning in Ohio!
Posted: 11/14/2018 11:00:00 AM


In the Know

Once the clocks get turned back, there's no denying that we're knee deep in the fall season! We're not worried about chilly weather though. We've got more new holiday instants coming this month along with some fun second chance promotions that will leave you smiling and warm. Check it all out on In the Know.
 
 
Posted: 11/8/2018 11:59:15 AM


Winner Wednesday

November is here, and we are all reflecting on what we are thankful for. These Ohio Lottery players are thankful for big wins! Keep reading to see who’s winning this week!

Elaine Ribby of Toledo is a happy Buckeye this week! She won $25,000 on EZPLAY game Buckeye Bling! Elaine purchased her winning ticket at Paris Nightclub in Toledo.

Brent Rancher is maxing his money! The Amherst resident won $10,000 playing instant game Max the Money.

Toldeo resident Krista Wilcox is having double the fun celebrating a double win this week! She won $50,000 TWICE on Powerball! Her total winnings equal $100,000! Krista purchased her winning ticket at 39820 Ameristop, located at 395 E. Andrus Rd. in Northwood.

Barbara Mileski of Maumee is a big EZPLAY winner this week! She won $12,500 on EZPLAY game Match 5 Doubler! To make this win doubly amazing, Barbara won the same prize amount last year playing a different game! She purchased her winning ticket at JD’s Drive Thru, located at 341 Illinois Ave, in Maumee.

Dakota Akers of Ironton is a big winner this week! Dakota won $20,000 on instant game $100 Million Money Explosion! He purchased his winning ticket at Clark’s Pump N’ Shop, located at 824 Park Ave. in Ironton.

Nick Velazquez of Westerville knows it’s never too early to get into the holiday spirit! He scratched his way to $50,000 on instant game Holiday Lucky Times 10!

An EZPLAY Progressive Jackpot game led to a big win this week! Jeffrey Pinkerton of Groveport won $79,698 playing Quick Spot!

Timothy Smith is having some Holiday Fun this week! The Sandusky resident won $50,000 on $10 instant game Holiday Fun!

Russell Duesler of Avon is an Ohio Cash Blowout big winner! He won $10,000 on this $20 instant game!

Raymond Huebner is very excited about his big win! He won $10,000 playing instant game Holiday Fun! Raymond purchased his winning ticket at Circle K 5651, located at 6775 Dorr St. in Toledo.

A Powerball winner is very happy with his big win! James Estep of Burgoon won $150,000 playing Powerball! He purchased his winning ticket at Murphy USA, located at 950 Fangboner Rd. in Fremont.

Congratulations, winners! Check back next week to see who’s winning in Ohio!
Posted: 11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM


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