Come on down!

Come on down! You’ve heard those three words for years on the game show The Price is Right, and now we’ve got an instant ticket that brings the same kind of excitement.

The $5 Price is Right ticket offers a chance to win up to $300,000, but the excitement doesn’t end there. You can enter your non-winning Price is Right instant tickets through MyLotto Rewards for a chance to win a trip to Hollywood and a chance to win up to $1,000,000!

Just head over to MyLotto Rewards and enter your ticket number.  Then, you can play some of the classic Price is Right games for more chances to win the grand prize.

There are five drawings and two winners per drawing for the 5 day/4 night trip for 2 to Hollywood, which includes:

  • VIP Seating for a live taping of The Price Is Right television game show (not eligible for participation in the game show)
  • Coach Roundtrip Airfare for 2 to Hollywood
  • Deluxe hotel accommodations (1 room/double occupancy) for 4 nights
  • Ground Transportation at destination
  • 2 VIP Universal Studios 1 Day Park Tickets and Tour
  • Hollywood Tour
  • $1,000 Spending Money
  • And a chance to win up to $1,000,000
  • Applicable taxes deposited on winners’ behalf

The first drawing deadline is May 24, so play today! Click here to see the entry and drawing schedule.

We’ll also have a Price is Right mini big wheel out at promotional events in May and June. Come spin the wheel at Rock on the Range in Columbus May 20, Ohio Bike Week in Sandusky on June 3 and Edgewater Live in Cleveland on June 8.

 

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Try QuicKeno for FREE!

If you haven’t tried QuicKeno, now’s your chance to play for FREE! Join us at one of our QuicKeno parties through May 26th for some QuicKeno fun.  We’ll be giving away vouchers to try QuicKeno for free and passing out some Ohio Lottery swag items too. You can enter your vouchers into drawings at the party to earn chances to win prizes and one of two $50 Visa Gift Cards. Just click here to see the list of participating locations, dates and times.

QuicKeno is offered on our multi-play QuicKeno (MPQK) self-service terminals.  We’ll show you how to play these fun, interactive games & how to buy all of your other favorite Ohio Lottery draw games too!

 

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Take Part in Nostalgia with these New Instant Tickets

On April 5th some pretty exciting new instants will be released.  $1 Give Me 5, $2 Three Stooges, $5 Price is Right, and $20 $100,000,000 Fortune, are coming to bring you tons of winning fun!FB_instant_releases_April_2017

Spending just $1 on the new Gimme 5 ticket gives you a chance to win $5,000.

If you are a lover of the iconic comedy trio Larry, Curly, and Mo, then you are going to love the new $2 Three Stooges instant ticket. This ticket boasts five different unforgettable moments in Three Stooges history. Not only does this ticket look great, but you can win big! With a top prize of $20,000 and over $4.5 million in $10 to $100 prizes, you have some great chances to come out a winner!

Who doesn’t love the awesome game show, The Price is Right? If you are one of the people who do, $5 Price is Right is the ticket for you. It has over $6.6 million in multiplier prizes available, and a top prize of $300,000. If that isn’t enough winning, you also have a chance to win a trip to Hollywood and win $1,000,000!

Last but not least we have the new $20 $100,000,000 Fortune instant ticket! This ticket is prize packed with over $100,000,000 in total cash prizes available! With a top prize of $5,000,000 you really do have a chance to win a fortune! Get your tickets and don’t miss out on the fun!

 

 

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Pearl Road Sunoco is April 3, 2017 Retailer-of-the-Week

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS – Selling Lottery for almost 20 years, owner Quais Allan knows the value in keeping a clean business, greeting customers with a smile, and taking pride in how business is conducted. At 7606 Pearl Road in Middleburg Heights, the Ohio Lottery is pleased to recognize Pearl Road Sunoco as Retailer-of-the-Week for the week of April 3, 2017.

Allan has a business strategy, honest employees, a clean store, signs in the window and lottery cubes on the front counter next to the register. He adds that his employees are very welcoming to the customer, greeting everyone with a smile. Adding pearls of wisdom for being successful, Allan said he would tell newcomers “to keep a good appearance, be honest and communicate with the customer.”

“We take pride in getting to know them,” he said. “At any point of sale, we ask if they need any lottery tickets.”

Pearl Road Sunoco carries 57 instants. Weekly sales for instant and on-line games average $12,300. Kathy Verrell, the sales representative, recommends Pearl Road Sunoco because she says the agent welcomes most of his customers by name and with a smile. He keeps a clean store and his cubes are up front on the counter. Customers feel at home there and keep coming back.

Pearl Road Sunoco will be recognized on Cash Explosion®, the Ohio Lottery’s TV game show, on April 8, 2017. Cuyahoga County residents can tune into Cash Explosion® on WEWS-ABC Channel 5 in Cleveland. The Cash Explosion show is carried on 13 stations across the state every Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Congratulations Pearl Road Sunoco!

 

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Winner Wednesday

It’s the final Wednesday in March and Ohioans look forward to more sunshine in the days ahead. Of course, the sun has already shined on the following Lottery players. They won prizes playing Ohio Lottery games.

Hanan Farraj of North Olmsted was a big winner in the Ohio Lottery’s EZPLAY Twenty 20’s game. Farraj won $533,225 on March 15, 2017. He receives $378,589 after mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 29 percent.

Johnathan Smith won a lot of green.  Smith, of Cuyahoga Falls, won $200,000 in the top- prize drawing for the instant game, $200,000 Match. The drawing was held February 27, 2017 at Lottery headquarters. He was one of 19 finalists in the drawing. After taxes he receives $142,000. He’s paying off his student loans, helping his family and saving some of the windfall.  Rite Aid in Cuyahoga Falls receives a $2,000 agent bonus for selling the qualifying ticket.

Gloria Davis of East Cleveland won $300,000 in the top prize drawing for the Lotta Bucks instant game. She was one of 17 finalists in the drawing. After taxes, she receives $213,000, and has no definitive plans, but a summer vacation to Jamaica is pending. Davis bought her ticket from Phil’s Convenience Store in Bedford. Phil’s receives a $3,000 agent bonus for selling the qualifying winning ticket.

Dale Blankenship of Cincinnati won $193,500 in the March 20, 2017, Rolling Cash 5 drawing, holding one of two jackpot-winning tickets for that drawing. He bought the manual pick ticket from Reading Drive Thru in Reading, Ohio.  The other jackpot-winning ticket was a manual pick, purchased at Hilton Food Mart in Fostoria. That ticket has not been claimed. Both  retailers receive a $500 sales bonus.

Richard McCourt of Elyria  said yes to the Power Play  number on his March 22, 2017 Powerball ticket. He won $100,000. He had four of the Powerball numbers, which paid $50,000. The Power Play number was 2.

Woodrow Cox of Jackson won $50,417  playing the March 27 midday drawing for Pick 5. Cox plans to pay off his trailer, some medical bills and credit cards. He bought the ticket from Mike’s One Stop in Jackson.

Sakarben Patel of Bedford Heights won $25,000 playing the February 17, Pick 5.

Cynthia Montle-Glass of Guysville won $10,000 on the $5,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular.

James George of Mansfield won $10,000 on  Max the Money.

Gerardo Quintanilla of San Antonio, Texas won $20,000  on 40th Anniversary Millions. He bought the ticket from Par Mar #11 in Beverly. He is paying off credit cards and going to visit his grandchildren.


Congratulations!

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One Stop is March 27, 2017 Retailer-of-the-Week

AVON – How did the owner of One Stop build his Lottery business in six years? By listening. Greg Karger heard the suggestions of his lottery sales representative and paid attention to the games his customers liked too. At 37565 Colorado Avenue in Avon, the Ohio Lottery is pleased to recognize One Stop as Retailer-of-the-Week for the week of March 27, 2017.

He describes the business as efficient with a friendly environment and knowledgeable employees. He promotes Lottery by discussing new games with the customer. He uses all Lottery marketing materials to alert customers of current and upcoming promotions. He knows his customers by name and the games they enjoy. He hangs all winners’ posters in a highly visible spot for all to see and keeps all games in stock.

“You must educate your customers on the most current games and be patient in order to build your Lottery business,” he said.

Sales representative Brandon Antz recommended One Stop because they are always willing to go that extra step for their customers. Antz says they take a proactive approach to working with the Lottery and they are looking forward to a Lottery presence expansion in the store after an upcoming renovation.

One Stop carries 50 instant games over the counter. Weekly sales average $8,000 for instant and on-line games.

One Stop will be recognized on Cash Explosion®, the Ohio Lottery’s TV game show, on April 1. Lorain County residents can tune into Cash Explosion® on WEWS-ABC Channel 5 in Cleveland. The Cash Explosion show is carried on 13 stations across the state every Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Congratulations One Stop!

 

 

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Winner Wednesday

This Winner Wednesday is full of big wins; these Ohio Lottery players claimed over $6,000,000 in prizes in the last week!

Thomas Broadstock of Port Clinton won $1 million after matching  five numbers and no Mega Ball number in the March 10 Mega Millions game. Broadstock said the win was pretty overwhelming  for him and Teresa. He receives $710,000 after taxes, and right now he and his wife are taking their time about deciding how to spend their windfall. Rich’s Drive Thru in Port Clinton won too. They received a $1,000 agent bonus for selling a second tier prize-winning ticket.

Carolyn Sesser of Newark won the  top prize drawing in the $5 Million Mega Fortune game. There were 18 semifinalists in the February 27, 2017 drawing. The game’s $5 million top prize, $250,000 yearly for 20 years had a cash option.  Sesser chose the annuity. After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 29 percent, she receives  $177,500 a year for the next 20 years.  Carolyn purchased her qualifying entry ticket on December 28, 2015 from The Kroger Co in Newark. The Kroger Co. receives a $10,000 agent bonus for selling the qualifying winning ticket.

Johnny Maynard of Crookville, Tennessee won $10,000 on the Monopoly Millionaires’ Club ticket.

Richard Wallhead of Willard won $100,000 after saying yes to the KICKER number on his March 8, 2017 Classic Lotto ticket.  Wallhead said he plays all of the big games, and this was his first big win.  He purchased the ticket from Mickey Mart in Willard. Mickey Mart received a $1,000 agent bonus for selling a top prize-winning KICKER ticket.

Jennifer Morrison of Cardington won $25,000 on the EZPLAY Wild Card Joker. She purchased the ticket from the Pit Stop 95.

Cynthia Montle-Glass of Guysville won $10,000 on $5,000,000 Multiplier Spectacular.

David Alvarez of South Amherst won $5,100 on the March 16 evening Pick 4.

Chapin Coerdt of Chagrin Falls won $6,324 on the EZPLAY Perfect Game 300.

Congratulations Winners !

 

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