Ohio Lottery Numbers
Fans of lottery games from the Buckeye State will love the Ohio numbers page. All you have to do is click on a result from a lottery listed below for a full prize breakdown and winning numbers. It’s never been easier to find out if you’re a winner!
Current lottery games include: Ohio Classic Lotto – Ohio Kicker – Powerball – Mega Millions – Lucky for Life – Pick 3 Evening – Pick 3 Midday – Pick 4 Evening – Pick 4 Midday – Pick 5 Evening – Pick 5 Midday – Rolling Cash 5.
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Ohio’s in-state games are not currently available outside of the USA. However, you can take part in Powerball and Mega Millions online. Find out more here.
Ohio Lottery Drawing Schedule
Check the time table below to find out the closing times for ticket sales and the next drawing day for your favorite OH games:
|Game||Draw Days||Draw Times*||Ticket Sales Close At*|
|Powerball||Wednesday & Saturday||10:59 PM||10:00 PM|
|Mega Millions||Tuesday & Friday||11:00 PM||10:45 PM|
|Lucky for Life||Monday & Thursday||10:38 PM||9:30 PM|
|Lotto with Kicker||Monday, Wednesday & Saturday||7:05 PM||7:00 PM|
|Pick 3||Daily||12:29 PM & 7:29 PM||12:25 PM & 7:25 PM|
|Pick 4||Daily||12:29 PM & 7:29 PM||12:25 PM & 7:25 PM|
|Pick 5||Daily||12:29 PM & 7:29 PM||12:25 PM & 7:25 PM|
|Rolling Cash 5||Daily||7:05 PM||7:00 PM|
|*Times are shown in EST. Ticket sales for the Saturday evening Pick 3, Pick 4 & Pick 5 drawings are open until 7:45 PM.|
In addition to Powerball and Mega Millions, residents of Ohio and surrounding states can play a number of fun home-grown games:
Classic Lotto & Kicker
Classic Lotto is a draw game that offers big jackpots every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday evening at 7:05 PM. The top prize starts at $1 million and can roll over by at least $100,000 per drawing until a player matches all six numbers drawn. Tickets cost just $1 and players select six numbers from 1 to 49 or use an Auto Pick to create a random entry. Jackpot winners can opt for 30 annual payments or a lump-sum amount.
Here’s a breakdown of the prize tiers and odds of winning:
|Match||Prize||Odds of Winning|
|6 of 6||Jackpot||1 in 13,983,816|
|5 of 6||$1,500||1 in 54,201|
|4 of 6||$70||1 in 1,032|
|3 of 6||$2||1 in 57|
|Overall odds of winning any Classic Lotto prize are 1 in 54|
Kicker is played alongside Classic Lotto for an additional cost of just $1 and gives players the chance to win up to $100,000. A six-digit number is generated on the night of the draw and players must match it in exact order to win the top prize. Here’s how it works, using the numbers “123456” as an example:
|Match||Prize||Odds of Winning|
|6 in Order (123456)||$100,000||1 in 1,000,000|
|5 in Order (12345)||$5,000||1 in 111,111|
|4 in Order (1234)||$1,000||1 in 11,111|
|3 in Order (123)||$100||1 in 1,111|
|2 in Order (12)||$10||1 in 111|
|Overall odds of winning any Kicker prize are 1 in 100|
Ohio Pick 3 is drawn twice daily. Sunday to Friday the draws are held at 12:29pm and 7:29pm EST, the Saturday midday draw is also held at 12:29pm but the Saturday evening draw occurs slightly later at around 7:45pm EST in order to be broadcast during the Cash Explosion Doubleplay television show.
The table below shows the odds and prize payouts for each wager type in Pick 3:
|Wager Type||Prize Payout (for $1 ticket)||Odds of Winning|
|Straight||$500||1 in 1,000|
|6-Way Wheel (6 individual straight wagers)||$500||6 in 1,000|
|3-Way Wheel (3 individual straight wagers)||$500||3 in 1,000|
|3-Way Box||$167||1 in 333|
|6-Way Box||$83||1 in 167|
|Back Pair||$50||1 in 100|
|Front Pair||$50||1 in 100|
|Split Pair||$50||1 in 100|
Ohio Pick 4 is also played two times daily, with the draws held alongside the Pick 3 drawings at 12:29pm and 7:29pm EST Sunday to Friday and at 12:29pm and approximately 7:45pm on Saturdays.
Players can place different types of wager, with entries costing as little as $0.50. The following table shows the available odds and prizes for $1 wagers.
|Wager Type||Prize Payout (for $1 ticket)||Odds of Winning|
|Straight||$5,000||1 in 10,000|
|4-Way Box||$1,198||1 in 2,500|
|6-Way Box||$800||1 in 1,667|
|12-Way Box||$400||1 in 833|
|24-Way Box||$200||1 in 417|
Rolling Cash 5
Rolling Cash 5 is a fun and easy game that offers a starting jackpot of $100,000. Like many other Match 5 games in the United States, players play $1 and select five numbers from 1 to 39. Drawings are held daily around 7:05 PM. Check out the prize tiers and odds of winning below:
|Match||Prize||Odds of Winning|
|5 of 5||Jackpot||1 in 575,757|
|4 of 5||$300||1 in 3,387|
|3 of 5||$10||1 in 103|
|2 of 5||$1||1 in 10|
|Overall odds of winning any Rolling Cash 5 prize are 1 in 9|
Other Ohio Lottery games include Pick 5, EZPlay games and Keno.
If you want to play a lottery game straight away without waiting for a drawing to take place, why not try the instant games sold at authorized retail locations? These scratchcards cost anywhere from $1 to $30 per ticket and offer an amazing variety of fun cash prizes.
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, there have been some changes in the way you claim prizes in Ohio. You can find updates on our dedicated Coronavirus Lottery Updates page.
All Ohio Lottery prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the date of the relevant draw, the date of game closure for instant games, or date of purchase for EZPLAY prizes.
If you win a prize on Powerball, Mega Millions, Classic Lotto or Rolling Cash 5, your winnings can be redeemed after 6:00 AM the day after the drawing.
Winners can claim prizes under $5,000 by mail – see below for details.
Prizes worth $599 or less can also be claimed from any authorized retailer.
Prizes worth between $600 and $5,000 may be claimed using a Pay to Bearer certificate, which can be obtained from any authorized retailer. You can then use a claim form to have your winnings paid to you.
Prizes worth more than $5,000 must be claimed at one of the following regional lottery centers:
- Brooklyn Heights (Cleveland)
- North Canton
Federal withholding taxes of 25 percent apply to larger prizes, with the state of Ohio adding their own tax of four percent to larger winnings.
Claim a prize by mail
Prizes below $5,000 may be redeemed via mail. Sign and print your name on the back of the ticket and send to the address below.
If you won over $600, you’ll need to send the following:
- Completed original ticket
- Completed claim form
- Copy of photo ID, e.g. driver’s license, verifying your current address
The Ohio Lottery
The Lausche Building – Room 452
615 West Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
History of the Ohio Lottery
Voters approved a constitutional amendment in May 1973 establishing the current Ohio Lottery, with ticket sales for the first game, called Buckeye 300, starting in August 1974. In 1983, profits from ticket sales began to be transferred to education. Ohio Lotto started that same year.
The Ohio Lottery joined Mega Millions in 2002 and Powerball in April 2010. More than $19 billion has been allocated to educational initiatives in the state since the Ohio Lottery began, providing valuable funds for K-12 and special education as well as vocational programs.
You must be at least 18 years old to play Ohio Lottery games.Find out the most recent Ohio Lottery Numbers here. Draw information and prize breakdowns available for Powerball, Mega Millions, Ohio Classic and Ohio Kicker.
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NEW! MyLotto Win Leads to First Pitch
You already know we have great prizes through our MyLotto Rewards program, and Saturday one of those prizes took Daniel Sifferlin and his family to Progressive Field for an unforgettable night. This prize didn’t just put them in the seats to watch the Indians play, they got to watch batting practice from the dugout and Daniel’s mother-in-law, Marie, who was celebrating her 94th birthday threw out the first pitch!
Daniel used his MyLotto Rewards points to enter the drawing for the Cleveland Indians VIP Box Seat Experience which included watching batting practice from the dugout, scoreboard greetings, promotional items, autographed items and the chance to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Daniel said when he found out he won a trip to the game, as luck would have it the game was also on Marie’s birthday. He said Marie has watched every Indians game on TV for more than 20 years and she knows all the players’ names. She’s truly a big fan, and he couldn’t think of a better person to give that first pitch opportunity to other than Marie.
Marie, along with her granddaughter and daughter, stood along the dugout during batting practice, and she did not go unnoticed. Her favorite player, Michael Brantley, stopped to chat along with several other members of the team. Marie loved every second!
As if that wasn’t enough, Marie’s family arranged to have her grandson flown in from California to surprise her. She was overwhelmed with joy. Her grandson and granddaughter escorted her onto the field to throw the ceremonial first pitch, and Marie didn’t disappoint. Wind up and all, this 94-year-old pitched like a pro with applause roaring from the stands!
To top it all off, the Tribe won with a hit by Marie’s favorite player to bring in the winning run.
Congratulations, Marie and Happy Birthday!
Byesville Clark Named Sept. 24 Retailer-of-the-Week
It has only been 3 short years since Selina Miller became the owner of Byesville Clark. In that short time its Ohio Lottery sales have grown and continue to grow at the store. The store’s commitment to growing its Ohio Lottery business is why they are this week’s Ohio Lottery Retailer-of-the-Week.
To help promote the Lottery, there is a designated play area with bet slips and winning numbers information. When new games come out the store has a separate set of cubes for new games only, and they are displayed front center for customers to see. Byesville Clark carries all instant ticket games and make it a priority to carry the most popular games for their customers.
The excellent customer service is a bonus to the store’s stellar operation. The employees cater to the needs and requests of customers. Their customers feel welcomed and excited when they come into the store.
To be a successful Lottery agent owner Selina Miller offers this advice; “Work with your Ohio Lottery Sales Representative to get the optimal sales mix. Promote the newest games and jackpots!”
Byesville Clark averages $6,900 in weekly sales for both instant and on-line games and carries 36 instant tickets over the counter.
Each week, the Ohio Lottery recognizes one outstanding retail partner who offers courteous service and sales enthusiasm. Retailer-of-the-Week is chosen based on recommendations from the store’s sales representative and regional sales office staff. Byesville Clark will be recognized on Cash Explosion® on Saturday, September 29.
Guernsey County residents can tune into Cash Explosion® on WTTE TV 28 or WSYX TV 6 in Columbus. The Cash Explosion show is carried on 10 stations across the state every Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Roosters Pickerington Named Sept. 17 Retailer-of-the-Week
When you enter Roosters Pickerington you can expect more than just great food. The fun-filled environment encourages customers to come, stay and play. This restaurant has mastered the art of making customers feel like family. Those qualities and more are why it is the Ohio Lottery Retailer-of-the-Week.
Most would think that it would be hard to create a family atmosphere in a restaurant as large as Roosters Pickerington, but that is not the case. A smile goes a long way at this location. The welcoming staff enjoy each other’s company, and most have been with the restaurant for many years. The customers recognize that, and it makes them feel welcomed and invited.
Winner posters provided by their Ohio Lottery Sales Representative are hung near the various monitors at this location. The restaurant owners have expanded the space. Adding more seating, two private party rooms, a carry-out room, and an additional outdoor patio, makes them the largest Roosters in the country. They have increased their sales by 40% from the previous year.
To be a successful Lottery retailer, general manager Steve Rheinfrank, offers this advice: “Be mindful of the equipment that everything is working before your business opens. Make sure your staff is knowledgeable on all Lottery games to answer questions and offer friendly service to your customers!”
Roosters averages $17,024 in weekly on-line sales.
Each week, the Ohio Lottery recognizes one outstanding retail partner who offers courteous service and sales enthusiasm. Retailer-of-the-Week is chosen based on recommendations from the store’s sales representative and regional sales office staff. Roosters will be recognized on Cash Explosion® on Saturday, September 22.
Franklin County residents can tune into Cash Explosion® on WTTE TV 28 or WSYX TV 6 in Columbus. The Cash Explosion show is carried on 10 stations across the state every Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Watch Out for Scammers!
Have you ever received a social media message claiming you won a prize? If you have, you’re not alone, and when it comes to social media, the internet and email, you have to be protective of your information.
Today we received a message from a player who had been solicited via email claiming that the Ohio Lottery offers grants. The email came from [email protected] That’s not an account representing the Ohio Lottery or the Cash Explosion Show.
Last week a customer called to let us know that a representative of the Consumer Protection Agency called him to inform him of a $450,000 Mega Millions sweepstakes prize he had won. He said the representative told him that there are so many scams that he’s calling winners so they know it’s real. Uh huh. The customer didn’t bite.
In recent weeks players have contacted us about messages they received on Instagram from someone claiming to be the Ohio Lottery. The messages said that the user had won a large cash prize. Sounds great, except the message was not from the Ohio Lottery.
As social media has grown, so have scams like these. Here’s what you should know about those messages.
*The Ohio Lottery will never ask you to send money in order to claim a prize.
*Misspellings, bad grammar and the word “sweepstakes” are dead giveaways that it’s a scam.
*The official Ohio Lottery Instagram is verified so look for the check mark in the blue circle.
*Never give personal information like bank account or social security numbers.
*If you’re unsure, call the Ohio Lottery at 1-800-686-4208.
*If you didn’t enter a drawing or buy a ticket, chances are you did not win.
We hope you follow these tips to stay safe and protect your money and your personal information.
Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of Winner Wednesday! This week’s big winner stories are cash filled and exciting. Keep reading to see who has hit it big!
Christine Dickson of Galloway was a big winner this week! She won $102,405 on the EZPLAY® progressive game Twenty 20s.
Scott Bright of New Castle, PA won $20,000 on the $100 Million Money Explosion instant ticket.
Joe Dixon of Jackson won $10,000 on the $5,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular instant ticket.
William Bryant of Tiffin won $50,000 when he scratched the Max the Money instant ticket.
Lacey Crisco of Ashland was another $100 Million Money Explosion instant ticket winner. She won $10,000!Up-to-date info from the Ohio Lottery's Office of Communications. ]]>