Ohio Lottery Overview
The Ohio Lottery was established to support education programs.
The Lottery is a game of chance where participants attempt to win
monetary prizes by choosing winning numbers. Ohio Lottery games
include the Kicker,
daily Pick 3 and Pick 4 games, Rolling Cash 5, Keno, Powerball, Mega Millions and Buckeye 5. There is also an assortment
of instant games, where a player can just scratch and win. At any
given time, lottery agents throughout Ohio sell approximately 40 "scratch-off" instant
Total instant and on-line lottery game sales in fiscal year 2011
were $2.6 billion, ranking the Ohio lottery ninth in the nation. The 2011 fiscal year sales was an all-time record high.
Ohio also participates in the Mega Millions lottery
along with 43 other jurisdictions.
Ohio's seven horse race tracks are permitted to conduct video lottery sales. Each track may obtain a license to operate up to 2,500 video lottery terminals (VLTs).
For more information on the Ohio Lottery, visit the Ohio
Dennis Berg, Director
The Ohio Lottery Commission
615 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44113