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Meet Our Retailer-of-the-Week, Genoa Mini Mart!

Genoa Mini Mart is celebrating 25 years in business today, and it's perfect timing, because they're also the Ohio Lottery Retailer-of-the-Week!

If you're looking for a family and community-minded business, Genoa Mini Mart in Genoa is your place.  

Step inside and use the dedicated Lottery area with a special line just for Lottery customers like you!

You'll be greeted with friendly smiles and a store that's neat and clean.

When you become a regular, the employees at Genoa Mini Mart know your name and your games. 

They'll even remind you about jackpots and let you know when new tickets are coming.  

Stop and see the staff at Genoa Mini Mart for your next Ohio Lottery purchase.

Posted: 12/6/2021 8:33:47 AM

Check Your Lottery Cash and Coupon Expirations!

All good things must come to an end, and your Lottery Cash and Lottery Coupons purchased in the last year could be reaching their expirations! 
If you purchased Lottery Cash prior to November 19, 2021, it has an expiration date of December 31, 2021.

If you purchased any Lottery Coupons prior to November 18, 2021, it also has an expiration date of Decemeber 31, 2021. 

You can find the expiration date in the upper right hand corner of your Lottery Cash and Coupons..

Check for the expiration date and make sure you use it before it expires. You can use your Lottery Cash and Lottery Coupons at the counter or at self-service stations to purchase Ohio Lottery games. 

Click here to watch a video about using Lottery Cash and Coupons.

Posted: 11/30/2021 12:02:48 PM

New Year, New You, New Money Second Chance Promotion

Don't toss your non-winning holiday scratch-offs! Enter them for a chance to win our New Year, New You, New Money Second Chance Promotion!

Starting December 6, you can enter any of your non-winning holiday scratch-offs for a chance to win!

Four grand prize winners will receive prizes worth $12,500.

Fifty second chance winners will win $500 each.
All you have to do is enter your non-winning holiday scratch-offs through MyLotto Rewards.

Qualifying scratch-offs include:
  • Holiday Cash
  • National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
  • Peppermint Payout
  • Holiday Lucky Times 10
  • $500,000 Happy Holidays
  • $1,000,000 Merry and Bright
  • Gnome for the Holidays
  • Cash Flurry
  • 25X Winter Winnings
  • A Very Merry Holiday Countdown
  • Deluxe
Get your entries in before the promotion ends on January 16, 2022.

Keep an eye on MyLotto Rewards for details.
Posted: 11/30/2021 11:18:42 AM

Meet Our Retailer-of-the-Week!

Mack's Beverage in Parma is our Retailer-of-the-Week, and the staff is waiting to help you with your lottery needs!

This retailer might be nationally ranked for its beer and wine inventory, but lottery customers know it for the fully-stocked selection of Ohio Lottery Scratch-Offs and the store's willingness to cash winning tickets.

Mack's Beverage has a dedicated area for Lottery players.

Customers come first at Mack's Beverage! 

The employees on the sales team are always enthusiastic, encouraging and professional and make excellent customer service a priority. 

Stop and see the crew at Mack's Beverage in Parma for your next Ohio Lottery purchase.  

Posted: 11/29/2021 9:43:46 AM

It's a Thankful Winner Wednesday!

We're so thankful for all of our players! And that's why we celebrate winners every Wednesday!

So on this Thanksgiving Eve, here's a look at some of the winners from the last week.

Joshua played EZPLAY Twenty 20's and won the $75,990 jackpot!

He bought his winning ticket at Buffalo Wild Wings in Ashland.

Shawn won $120,278 on EZPlay Lucky 20's, and now he's got plans to buy some property with his winnings!

He bought his winning ticket at Par Mar in Marietta.  

Trista won $10,000 playing Lady Luck.

Her winning ticket came from Walmart Supercenter #2542 in Ottawa. 
Suzanne played the Touch & Win game, Jackpot Town, and won $15,112!

She bought her winning ticket at The Duggie Sports Bar in Reynoldsburg.

Tis' the season for our holiday scratch-offs, and players across Ohio are having a lot of fun scratching and winning!

Cheryl from Washington Court House is ready for a really great holiday after she won $50,000 on the Holiday Lucky Times 10 scratch-off. 

Tyrone is celebrating a $1,000 win on $1 Million Merry & Bright!

He purchased the ticket from Rodhe's IGA in Millersburg and plans to use the money for Christmas. 

Joy won $1,000 playing Peppermint Payout and shared her win with us on social media.

She purchased the ticket at Shell in Euclid and plans to do some holiday shopping with the money.

Don't forget, you can share your wins with us on social media just like Joy did.

After you cash your winning ticket, snap a picture of it and share it with us on social media using the hashtag #IWonTheOHLottery!  

We hope you enjoy a great Thankgsiving surrounded by family and friends.

Posted: 11/24/2021 9:36:31 AM

Meet our Retailer-of-the-Week, Mansfield Westside Family Restaurant

If you're looking for a bite to eat along with your lottery play, stop and see the friendly folks at 
Mansfield Westside Family Restaurant!

They've been serving up food and Ohio lottery games for over 30 years!

This sit-down diner offers a variety of lottery products.

Customer can check ouy the scratch-offs displayed behind the counter or get their draw games in the self-service machine in the dining room. 

Mansfield Westside Family Restaurant built its Lottery business by carrying all products, promoting new games and talking to customers about it. 

The employees are energetic and friendly, and the excellent customer service you get will make you want to come back for more. They treat you like family.

Wondering if customers are winning? Mansfield Westside Family Restaurant adverises their big winners and they keep the new games activated.
Catch a bite and some lottery excitement at Mansfield Westside Family Restaurant!

Posted: 11/22/2021 9:29:44 AM

New Holiday Scratch-Offs Coming Soon!

Are you ready for more holiday scratch-offs? Ready or not, five more will hit the streets on November 23!

The cute little $1 scratch-off Gnome for the Holidays has a top prize of $1,000. Just match any one or more of your numbers to the winning number and you win the prize shown. Find the gnome symbol and win all five prizes! 

You might not be ready for snow flurries, but we're guessing you wouldn't mind a Cash Flurry. This $2 scratch-off's top prize is $20,000. Just match any one or more of your numbers to either of the winning numbers and you win the prize shown. Find a moneybag symbol and win double the prize shown. If you find a stack of money symbol, you win all 10 prizes shown.

25X Winter Winnings is a $5 scratch-off with a chance to win $150,000. This scratch-off has a 5X, 10X, and 25x to multiply your prize shown.
If you're counting down, why not do it with the scratch-off made for countdowns, A Very Merry Holiday Countdown. This scratch-off is $10 and gives you a shot at $500,000. You can play games on the front, then flip the ticket over to scratch the bonus boxes on the back!

Get a taste of the diamond life with the $20 scratch-off Deluxe. This $20 scratch-off has a top prize of $2,000,000!  Just match any one or more of your numbers with any of the winning numbers to win the prize shown. Find the star symbol and you win the prize shown automatically! Reveal the deluxe symbol and win all 25 prizes shown. 
You're guaranteed to have some scratch-off fun with this batch. Look for them at your favorite Ohio Lottery retailer on November 23.

To see our entire selection of Ohio Lottery Scratch-Offs, click here.
Posted: 11/19/2021 10:02:37 AM

Happy Winner Wednesday!

Halfway through the month and halfway through the week, but we've got winners who went all the way on their prize wins!

Check out some of our lucky Ohio Lottery winners.

Jeffrey won $500 playing $500,000 Happy Holidays! 

He purchased the ticket at Abe's One Stop in Grove City and plans to use it toward his upcoming vacation.

Colerain Shell in Cincinnati sold a winning Lucky for Life ticket!

The lucky ticket holder won $25,000 a year for LIFE in the November 11th drawing!

The winning numbers were 21-27-34-36-47 and the lucky ball was 15.

Larry won $10,000 playing $1 Million Merry & Bright! He shared his winner with us on social media.

Larry bought his winning ticket at Ridis #27 in Holland.

Robert won $10,000 playing $500,000 Cashword! He purchased the winning ticket at Minford Quick Stop.

Trista picked up a $5 Lady Luck Scratch-Off and walked away with a $10,000 win!

Trista purchased her winning ticket at Walmart Supercenter in Ottawa.

Don't forget to share your wins with us on social media! After you cash your ticket, snap a photo and share your win using the hashtag #IWonTheOHLottery.

Holiday Scratch-Offs are available now, so don't forget to visit your local Ohio Lottery retailer and pick up some festive fun!
Posted: 11/17/2021 11:40:29 AM

October Partners in Education Winners

Falling leaves, pumpkins and spiced lattes all are things we love about the fall season. We also love to acknowledge our Partners in Education winners! October was a busy month for teachers and students across our state. Here’s to our October winners!

Ryan Bissler is an intervention specialist at New Tech West High School. She supports her students academically and personally and encourages success in the classroom. She creates a warm, welcoming environment that makes students feel comforted and at home. “She holds her students to the highest academic standards and is able to do so because they trust her and she genuinely cares about them,” says peer teacher Dina Hoeynck.
Teacher Matthew Shirey is the band director for Northwood High School. “He has found a way to not only keep student interest but grow the HS band at our school close to the largest numbers ever. He has taken students through starting an instrument during hybrid instruction, kept them participating during the 2020 shut down, and this year his groups are beginning to excel yet again. His energy and enthusiasm leads his students, and his desire for excellence elevates them as well,” says Jason Kozina, a parent at the school.

Intervention specialist Ashleigh Ratermann makes a difference in the classroom every day at Botkins Local School. She is described as a pleasure to work with. Administrator Ryan Loy says, “She goes above and beyond in the classroom to make sure that her students are successful. She finds real world activities to help the students learn and are relevant to their life. Parents and students love her as a teacher and students want to be in her room throughout the day.” She goes above and beyond to help her students and helps them become successful in and out of the classroom. “I cannot say enough positive things about the difference she has made in our special needs student’s lives,” says Loy.

Holly Beasley is a 12th grade student at Covington High School who works hard and tries her best to achieve success in the classroom. Beasley is involved in band, drama club and karate. “Holly demonstrates incredible musical as well as personal leadership skills in both band and choir classes. Holly is an integral part of our music program and excels as both a soloist and section player. She is consistently looking for ways to improve individually as a musician as well as ways to make the band better. She has the respect of her fellow students as well; when Holly speaks, they listen and respond,” says administrator Josh Meyer.

Caitlyn Welsch is a student at Pattison Elementary. She is an accomplished  gymnastic student and participates in Girl Scouts. She is a leader on the floor and in the classroom. She can forge ahead even when obstacles come her way. She is always polite and helpful to her peers. Caitlyn is described as a real leader by Karol Brown Warden, her gymnastics coach.

Susan Rill teaches science and social studies to fourth graders at Scioto Elementary. According to administrator Bruce Bryant, “Susan Rill always steps up to the challenge. She’s a servant leader and always finds ways to enhance students in the educational process.” She is willing to help others and is always willing to volunteer to help a coworker.

Avrie Workman is a student at Toll Gate Middle School. She is in the fifth grade and is described as having a wonderful disposition. She is a leader in the classroom and an “inspiration to her peers.” She works hard in the classroom and is a good friend to her fellow classmates as she is always willing to assist others and help them.

Teacher Colleen Ready is known as an “amazing teacher.” She teaches at Crestwood High School and cares deeply for her students and her fellow colleagues. “Colleen looks for ways to reach all learners. Her methods are creative, fun and inspiring. Her students love her class,” says peer teacher Kim Marfy. She steps up and helps where needed and she inspires others in her job every day. The school is lucky to have her. As chair of the Science Department, she makes an impression each day with her smile and her leadership attitude.

Xavier Pinson, a seventh-grade student at James A Garfield Middle School, “is a bright young man with exemplary behavior and an overall positive attitude that is much admired.” Xavier is in the drama club and is a noteworthy citizen who is willing to help others in the classroom and especially lends a helping hand to those struggling. He is described as outgoing by his teacher Vanessa Shafer. He is a leader in the classroom and, “He has proven great qualities in academics, leadership and attitude in the beginning of this year in middle school.” He completes assignments on time and is very responsible with his students. He is admired by his teacher and students at his school.

East Liverpool Jr/Sr High School has a teacher who is a “one of a kind.” Jason Duke teaches grades 7-9. According to Brenda Pilarcik, he sees potential in all students regardless of their situation; he reminds students that they are special, they are cared for, and can achieve anything they set out to do. He is compassionate and is described as helpful, understanding and supportive. Students can turn to him and count on him as he goes above and beyond for every student. “His passion to help students doesn’t stop in the classroom. He also coaches a variety of sports, and the opportunity to educate, support and be a positive factor in the lives of many students,” says Pilarcik.

“Willow is an extraordinary young lady who excels in her academic achievement,” says administrator Brandy Grant. Willow Goss is a first-grade student at Port Washington Elementary, and she is described as having a passion for learning that is contagious. The school is lucky to have her as an excellent model throughout the district. She is inquisitive, respectful, applies knowledge to practice, remains optimistic,and is open-minded. She takes pride in working collegially with her peers and consistently reminds others of the crucial role they each play within the learning environment,” says Grant.

Student Malachi Ables attends North Ridgeville High School. He is a student who works hard and gives his very best to his studies. He has good grades and a solid attendance record. Administrator Jamie Lormeau says that Ables “contributes each day in a positive way.” His contribution to the band program at the school is commendable.

Congratulations to all our October Partners in Education winners! You can nominate an outstanding student or teacher for Academic All Star and Teacher of the Month online by Clicking Here. Nominations are due by 5:00 p.m. on the 10th of every month.
Posted: 11/16/2021 10:20:00 AM

Meet our Retailer-of-the-Week, Circle K #5566!

If you're looking for a staff dedicated to selling Ohio Lottery products and keeping you in the loop on what's new, check out Circle K #5566 in Urichsville.

Our Retailer-of-the-Week has a dedicated Lottery area in front of the registers, and employees keep it clean and stocked just for you! 

Staff knows what's new with lottery products, and they'll make sure you do too by letting you know about the newest games.

Store manager Brittney Garbrandt says when the players win, everyone wins!

Stop by Circle K #5566 to play and celebrate your next Ohio Lottery win!


Posted: 11/15/2021 9:40:01 AM

It's Winner Wednesday!

It's Wednesday! That means its time to talk WINNERS!

Speedway in Heath sold a $211,000 Rolling Cash 5 ticket on Friday, November 5. The winning ticket hasn't been claimed yet, so check your tickets! The winning numbers were 6-13-27-29-32.

Glen scratched Moneybag Multiplier and won $10,000! He purchased his winning ticket at Speedway in Upper Arlington. 

Margaret from Chagrin Falls scratched her way to a $1,000,000 prize on the $30 Scratch-Off, Max the Money!

She chose the annuitized prize of $40,000 a year for 25 years. Her winning ticket came from Bainbridge Food Mart in Chagrin Falls.

Carl celebrated his win with us on social media. He shared his $50,000 win on Money Multiplier using the hashtag #IWonTheOHLottery.

Carl picked up his winning ticket at Certified Oil #91 in Chillicothe. 

Scott won $500 on Lots of $500!

He said he will be using his winnings to pay for his dad's medicine and some bills. He bought his winning ticket at Speedway in Massillon.

Devin won $500 playing Peppermint Payout!

He purchased the winning ticket at Lassus Handy Dandy in Napoleon.
What's he going to do with his winnings? Buy more scratch-offs!

New holiday scratch-offs are coming later this month! Keep an eye on our website and social channels for updates.

Ohio Lottery offices will be closed tomorrow in observance of Veterans Day. Thank you to all of our veterans for your service! 
Posted: 11/10/2021 9:38:35 AM

Meet our Retailer-of-the-Week!

If you like a lottery retailer that loves to share the fun of winning, look no further than this week's Retailer-of-the-Week, BP Station in Akron!

The staff at BP Station in Akron provides excellent customer service to new players and regulars alike.  

You'll find a counter space with all the Lottery supplies you need to play, and the staff is full of helpful information you need to learn about new tickets and big jackpots. 

Players get treated like family here, and the employees and players like to laugh and have fun together.
Let the staff at BP Station in Akron help you with your next Ohio Lottery purchase!

Posted: 11/8/2021 9:08:51 AM

Winner Wednesday

Hard to believe, but it's the first Winner Wednesday of November! Check out these fun winners from across the state!

Steven from New Philadelphia won big playing Rolling Cash 5. He won $177,000!

Steven purchased his ticket at Circle K in New Philadelphia, and he has plans to start a non-profit using his winnings.

Michael Ann played the Pick 4 midday drawing on October 23 and won $7,396!

She picked up her winning ticket at Shell in Cincinnati.

David won $12,500 on Match 5 Doubler.

He bought his winning ticket at Marathon in North Ridgeville.

Circle K in New Philadelphia sold a Rolling Cash 5 ticket worth $177,000.

The winner chose their own numbers for the drawing on October 28, 2021.

Breack Helm of Toledo played Bingo X10 and won $50,000!

She bought her winning ticket at Sunoco in Toledo.

Congratulations to all of our winners! You can share your winning story with us on social media using the hashtag #IWonTheOHLottery. 
Posted: 11/3/2021 9:01:44 AM

What's New? Get the Scoop on In the Know!

Say goodbye to October and hellow to all the fun November has to offer!

Get everything you need to know about a new batch of holiday scratch-offs, a fun second-chance promotion, and some big social promotions you don't want to miss!

We're running it all down for you on In the Know!

Posted: 11/1/2021 2:57:33 PM

Meet Our Retailer-of-the-Week, Norwood Tavern!

If KENO is your game, Norwood Tavern in Marietta is your place!

They've been selling KENO since it was introduced in 2008, and thirteen years later the locals are still stopping to play.

Along with KENO, you'll also find other Ohio Lottery games at Norwood Tavern.

Norwood Tavern Owner Mary Eddy values loyal Lottery customers, and she shows it with regular Lottery customer appreciation events.
When people win at Norwood Tavern, it’s a community experience. Players celebrate together, buying drinks with their winnings. 

Stop by and get to know the Norwood Tavern family. You just might want to be part of the family too!


Posted: 11/1/2021 9:43:49 AM

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