Category Archives: winning

I won! Now what?

Congratulations!  It’s a fun moment.  If it’s a small amount of money (for our purposes, let’s say up to $599), you’ll take the ticket to your local Ohio Lottery retailer and cash it in.  Make sure you get a cash … Continue reading

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Protecting the Ohio Lottery playing public

The Ohio Lottery conducts both random checks and investigations based on complaints brought against retailers or their staff.  If the allegations are proven true, the consequences can be severe.  Retailers are offered an administrative hearing by the Ohio Lottery. If … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Winning!

If you have never been in a television studio, you better make sure you get to one of our Cash Explosion shows! Now is your chance to be a part of the audience during the show’s 25th anniversary! I spent … Continue reading

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Did I win? (Part 2) Too good to be true.

First question:  did you play an Ohio Lottery game?  Plain and simple – if you didn’t play, you didn’t win.  If you didn’t play and get contacted by mail or phone saying “you’ve won,” you are a potential victim of … Continue reading

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Did I win?

That’s a good question.  If you recently played an Ohio Lottery game at your local retailer, there’s a chance you’ve won.  The Ohio Lottery wants the process of checking tickets to be as convenient as possible; so there are many ways … Continue reading

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The importance of being an informed consumer.

It’s always best to be an informed consumer, no matter what the product offered.  If you play Ohio Lottery games, we want you to understand how our games work, their odds, what you could win, and how to go about … Continue reading

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Gearing Up For a Silver Anniversary

January 5, 1987.  It’s a significant date in Ohio Lottery history because it’s the date the Cash Explosion instant ticket went on sale. Since then, it’s been 25 years of the Cash Explosion game show and thousands of Ohioans winning in … Continue reading

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