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Ohio (OH) Lottery

In 1971, Ohio State Senator Ron Mottl spearheaded a campaign to create a lottery in Ohio.

Two years later, in May 1973, The Ohio Lottery Commission was created by a voter-approved constitutional amendment. The first Ohio Lottery tickets went on sale in August 1974.

Since 1974, the Ohio Lottery has provided more than $14.5 billion to public education. Annually, the Ohio Lottery provide about 4.5 percent of the funding needed for public education an effort shared by local, state and federal governments.

Today, the Ohio Lottery Commission offers lottery patrons a wide variety of instant games and on-line games to play at about 8,500 licensed retailer locations across Ohio.

Ohio (OH) Lottery Winners

The biggest Ohio Lottery jackpot to date is $267 million Mega Millions jackpot, 2/28/06, sold at Lyons Main Stop, 105 West Morenci Street, Lyons, OH.

And every month the Ohio Lottery awards millions of dollars in prizes to lucky players. The following are just some of the lucky Ohio Lottery winners:

  • Barbara E. Sidell of Brunswick Hills won a $1,000,000 prize after scratching the $5 Million Cash Winfall.

  • Mark W. Saba of Amelia filed a claim for a $10,000 prize after scratching $5 Million Cash Winfall.

  • Nelson Barga of Versailles won the $100,000 top prize of the May 8 KICKER drawing.

Click here for a comprehensive list of Ohio Lottery winners.

Ohio (OH) Lottery Games

  • Make Me Famous, Make Me Rich
  • Pick 3
  • Pick 4
  • Classic Lotto
  • The Kicker
  • Rolling Cash 5
  • Mega Millions

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