Meet Our Recent Winners

The temperatures are rising, and so is the number of winners entering our offices to claim big prizes!

Rebecca Ambrose

Rebecca Ambrose won big on Rolling Cash 5!

Rolling Cash 5 is bringing in some big winners! Rebecca Ambrose of Canton won $110,011 on Rolling Cash 5. She picked up her ticket at Fishers Foods in Canton.

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Thomas Marshall is a lucky Rolling Cash 5 winner

Thomas Marshall might be from Pennsylvania, but he won big playing an Ohio Lottery game. He walked away with $110,000 in the May 5, 2015 Rolling Cash 5 drawing.

Deborah Speelman

Deborah Speelman won $20,000!

Deborah Speelman from Mansfield said she couldn’t believe it was real when she won $20,000 playing 50X the Money! She picked up her winning ticket at Kroger in Mansfield.

Candce Pelcha of Leesburg won $10,000 playing the instant ticket Black/White.

Joshua Richardson

Joshua Richardson is a big winner!

Joshua Richardson of Bellbrook won $10,000 playing 50X the Money.

Jack Lawhorn of Ona, WV won $5,200 playing Pick 4. Jack says this is his second Ohio Lottery win, and even though he’s a West Virginian he’ll keep crossing the river to play Ohio Lottery games.

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Biddulph Beverage named Retailer-of-the-Week

The owners of Biddulph Beverage in Brooklyn (left to right):  Vimal Patel, Vivek Patel, Rohit "Rick" Patel.

The owners of Biddulph Beverage in Brooklyn (left to right): Vimal Patel, Vivek Patel and Rohit “Rick” Chaudhari.

Biddulph Beverage of Brooklyn is this week’s Ohio Lottery Retailer-of-the-Week.

Lottery representative Rob Ricchuito says that owner Rohit “Rick” Chaudhari has transformed the beverage store into a top-selling retailer in his district. He also gives credit to owners Vimal “Victor” Patel and Vivek “Sunny” Patel. Their attention to detail, strategic placement of point-of-sale and prize cashing service have been a big part of their success.

On a dedicated “Winners Wall,” they have a neon Lottery board with “Rick’s Pick’s” of Lottery numbers to try. The store advertises their big winners at the front window and at the counter too.

Rick Chaudhari says that having a clean store, a well-trained staff and up-to-date display of current games are important for retailers wanting to succeed. He says that the most important attribute is the ability and willingness to cash winning tickets, no matter what the prize.

Biddulph Beverage will be recognized on Cash Explosion®, the Ohio Lottery’s TV game show, on May 16. Cuyahoga County residents can tune into Cash Explosion® on WEWS TV 5 in Cleveland. The Cash Explosion show is carried on 13 stations across the state every Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Congratulations!

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Friends are always there for each other, especially Thursday nights in May!

KENO Friends MayIt’s almost the weekend, and we’re kicking it off a little early with KENO Friends Night Out! Tonight, pick up your friends and a free KENO ticket! Every Thursday night in May, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m., you and your crew can enjoy KENO Friends Night Out. For every $10 KENO wager on a single ticket, receive one $1 4-spot auto pick KENO ticket with Booster®. Be sure to invite your friends to Friends Night Out, Fridays in June!

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Your Picture Here!

Canton Winner Wall

Staff at our regional office in Canton are ready to snap your photo!

Installing photo background

Staffers put up the new photo backdrop in the Columbus office.

What’s the first thing you do when you win a lottery prize? Smile, of course! Now we’re giving you somewhere to pose with that winning smile and take a spot on our new winner walls. There’s a spot waiting just for you!

We thought all of our winners photos should have the same look, so we’ve got a new photo background that will make you feel like a celebrity posing on the red carpet! The background featuring the Ohio Lottery and MyLotto Rewards logos is now in each of our regional offices. Many of our recent winners have already had the chance to get their photos there.

Cinci Winner Wall

Our regional staff in Cincinnati is excited to put your photo on the wall!

Once we snap a quick picture of you and your big check, we’ll post your photo on the winner wall alongside other big winners in your area. And to make the winning experience even more fun, we’ll send you home with a souvenir photo if you like.

We love hearing stories about winners, and we hope you’ll share your winning story the next time you make a claim! We want to fill up all of our boards with winning smiles. Don’t be shy, say cheese!

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Who is Winning? These Guys Are!

Michael TomasIt’s just the start of the week, but there are plenty of Ohio Lottery winners making their claims in our regional offices.

Cincinnati seems to be hot! Michael Tomas of Blue Ash won $1,000,000 playing 40th Anniversary Millions. He purchased his winning ticket at Fields Ertel Sunoco.

Casey Blevins of Hamilton cashed in on Casey BlevinsJason Wilson$500,000,000 Spectacular. He won $50,000. Congratulations, Casey!

Jason Wilson from Loveland won $10,000 on 50X the Money. He picked up his winning ticket at Milford Sunoco.

Derek WarnerThe wins keep coming just a little further north. Derek Warner of Barberton won $10,000 playing the Lucky Playbook. He got his winning ticket at Circle K in Barberton.

Thomas Hornacek won $5,500 and a Top Prize Drawing entry on Maximum Fortune. Luck must run in the family because Thomas says his family won $4,000,000 back in 1992! Thomas Hornacek

Joe, Mike and Jerry from Elyria played and won as a group on Perfect Game 300. They get to split a prize of $22,476. Congratulations!

Jerry Joe Mike

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C Stop Inc named Retailer-of-the-Week

C Stop Inc. of Colllins: (left to right) owners Denis and Cynthia Fox and store manager Misty Roswell.

C Stop Inc. of Colllins: (left to right) owners Denis and Cynthia Fox and store manager Misty Roswell.

C Stop Inc. of Collins, Ohio in Huron County has been named this week’s Ohio Lottery Retailer-of-the-Week.

Owners Denis and Cynthia Fox and their staff make Lottery customers feel special.  C Stop Inc. has a comfortable area dedicated to Lottery where customers can play, check their tickets for winners, and pick up necessarily supplies. Employees make sure that they stock the most popular games at all times. Inventory is quickly replenished.

“Some of our customers share their wishes for winning with us,” says Cynthia Fox. “And we love to keep those dreams alive by wishing them the best of luck.”

She believes that their personal, knowledgeable service has helped the business grow.

“We try to make our customers feel special…as they are,” she says.

C Stop Inc. will be recognized on Cash Explosion®, the Ohio Lottery’s TV game show, on May 9. Huron County residents can tune into Cash Explosion® on WEWS TV 5 in Cleveland. The Cash Explosion show is carried on 13 stations across the state every Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Congratulations!

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In the Know!

Do you want to know what’s happening in May? From EZPLAY to KENO, you’ll find it all on In the Know!

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