Be In the Know for October!

Check out In the Know to find out what’s happening this month at the Ohio Lottery!

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New Winners!

The following  players are proof that Fridays are good and especially when you end the week as an Ohio Lottery winner.

James Switzer of Urbana won $10,000 on 100 X The Money.



Melissa Rivera of Sheffield Village won $5,500 on Holiday Lucky Times 10.

Cindy Bernhardt of Alliance won $5,500 on Fun 5’s.

Darlene Mason of Akron won $10,000 on Bingo Times 10.

John Owant of Freeport won $10,000 on $100,000  A Year for Life.

Kathy Ronan of Cincinnati won $10,000 on  EZPLAY Tens of Thousands.

Robert Parker of Coshocton won $10,000 on 50 X The Money.

Dane Lane of Fairfield won $10,000 on Holiday Lucky Times 10.

Ernestine Givens of Hamilton won $10,200 on the Pick 4.

Robert Porter of Columbus won $25,000 on The Walking Dead.


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It’s Baaaaaack!! Get Ready for the New Year’s Raffle!

While you’re picking out your Halloween costume, we’re getting ready to celebrate the new year and the RETURN of the New Year’s Raffle! It seems that a lot of players missed it last year, so we’re bringing back your best chance to win a $1,000,000 prize!

There are 500,000 tickets for sale in the raffle for 3,334 prizes. Four of those prizes are $1,000,000. Now that’s a great way to kick off a new year! The rest of the prizes are as follows:

  • 4 prizes of $1 million
  • 10 prizes of $10,000
  • 120 prizes of $1,500
  • 1,000 prizes of $500
  • 2,200 prizes of $100

Tickets for the New Year’s Raffle are $20 each and go on sale November 9th with the drawing set for January 2, 2015.

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We are all Winners!

When lottery players in Ohio win, sometimes it’s a win-win situation! Especially when a retailer sells a top prize ticket. At 621 Lincoln Ave in Cadiz, clerks Jenn and Jenifer of Smoker Friendly sold a $239,000 Rolling Cash 5 ticket on 10-8-2014. The  retailer received a  $500 agent sales bonus, hence the win-win!


Add another win!  The following players are on the Ohio Lottery’s winning team.

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Susan Adams of Sciotoville won $10,000 on Ohio Millions.

Timothy Giang of Alliance won $5,500 on Season’s greetings.

Ghassan Qarman of Lorain won $5,800 on the Pick 4.

Montia James of Akron won $6,600 on the Pick 4.

Dorothy Prelipp of New London won $10,000 on 100 X The Money.

Debbie Petrey of Franklin won $11,579 on Rock ‘N 777’s.

Lamont Griffith of Wooster won $20,000 on  Holiday Colors.

Julie Kelley  of Wooster won $20,000 on 100 X The Money.

John Ingram of Cambridge won $20,000 on 40th Anniversary Millions.



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Valero Quik Mart & More is 10-20-2014 Retailer-of-the Week


There’s a reason it’s called Quick Mart & More. It’s all about making the customer comfortable and happy while giving fast and efficient service.  Lottery players in a hurry to win might want to check out Valero Quik Mart & More. At this  convenient store on the main road in Lisbon, customers can play inside or use the drive thru for quick lottery service.

Helping customers with winning claim forms, and having  at least 37 instant  games to choose from,  customers have better days after winnings, sometimes better weeks says the owner, Gary Armentrout.

Valero Quik Mart & More is located at 7662 State Route 45 in Lisbon.

Congratulations !



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Meet your KENO Certified Experts

keno_logoEducation is a key to becoming knowledgeable about a particular subject, so we gave our KENO retailers the chance to take a few lessons and study up to become KENO Certified Experts.

There are more than 200 retailers across the state that now have a KENO Certified Expert on staff. What’s that mean for you? Well, aside from having someone that knows all there is to know about KENO to help you at any moment, it also means you can get in on a fun promotion in honor of all their KENO smarts!

On Friday, October 24, 2014 we’re running a special promotion at KENO Certified Expert locations only. For every $5 KENO purchase from 10 am to 10 pm, players receive a FREE $1 3-spot play KENO ticket! You can find a complete list of our KENO Certified Expert locations by following the link below. Find a spot in your neighborhood and join the fun on October 24!

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Winning Discoveries

Early this week the nation celebrated Columbus’ discovery of America with the national holiday. Some Ohio Lottery players discovered winning!002

Eric Drumm of Dayton is accompanied by his girlfriend Robin Lazaro and family member Matthew Engle in the Dayton regional office after he won  $20,000 on  50 X The Money.

Dennis Pasa of Lorain won $250,000 on the Lucky 7’s Playbook.

Kathleen Dane of Amherst won $50,417 on the Pick 5.

Nancy Ball of Newcomerstown won $20,000 on 50 X The Money.

Matthew Gibbons of Kent won $22,000 on KENO.

David Zurinsky of North Canton won $1,000 on Bring on the Bens

Each of the following players won $10,000:

Thomas McClelland, Ravenna-$5 Million Cash Extravaganza

Clark Reed, Albany-50 X The Money

Ronald Bates, Akron -$500,000 Cashword

Jeannie Glover, Bowerston – Wild Pixies

Holly Dellman, Elyria-$100,000 A Year for Life

Congratulations Winners!

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The Bonus is Back!

Just like the holiday retail season, we’re ready to put out our holiday instant tickets this week! Last year we added an extra bonus to the holiday instants with our Holiday Bonus, and we’re bringing it back!  We’re ready to give away a total of $500,000 in prizes during the Holiday Bonus promotion!

Holiday Bonus

Here’s how it works! All non-winning tickets from the games Holiday Cash, Holiday Colors, Betty Boop Holiday, Holiday Lucky Times 10 and Seasons Greetings can be entered online for the Holiday Bonus. You’ll enter your tickets through MyLotto Rewards using the bar code and validation codes from any of the eligible tickets. Any mailed entries will not be eligible. If you enter a $1 ticket you get one entry; $2 ticket is two entries; $3 ticket is three entries; $5 ticket gives you five entries and a $10 ticket gives you ten entries into the drawing!

We’ll conduct two drawings. Entries received from October 16, 2014 through November 25, 2014 will be in the first drawing. Prizes include 100 winners of $500; 20 winners of $1,000; 15 winners of $10,000.

The second drawing will include entries received from November 26, 2014 through December 30, 2014. Prizes include 100 winners of $500; 30 winners of $1,000; 10 winners of $10,000; 2 winners of $25,000; 1 winner of $50,000.

That’s my kind of holiday bonus! Holiday instants go on sale October 16!

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