Ohio Lottery Numbers and Results
Looking for Ohio Lottery Numbers and Results? The Ohio Lottery Commission was created in 1973. The lottery currently offers a variety of instant, jackpot, and daily draw games at more than 9,800 licensed retailers across the state. Profits from ticket sales benefit K-12 education in the state, and the lottery has contributed over $26 billion to education since it launched. Click here to see the latest Ohio lottery numbers and results.
How long do I have to collect my winnings?
You have 180 days from the date of the draw to collect your winnings.
What happens if I lose or damage my lottery ticket?
The Ohio Lottery is not responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen tickets. Keep tickets in a safe place. Signing your ticket helps prove you own it in case you lose it.
Can I buy tickets by mail, phone, online?
No, tickets can only be purchased in person from any authorized retailer.
Are Ohio Lottery prizes subject to tax withholdings?
Yes. All lottery prizes in Ohio are subject to state and federal withholdings and income taxes.
The Ohio Lottery reports all winnings of $600 or more to the IRS. Winners of prizes greater than $600 are required to report their winnings in their tax returns.
For prizes greater than $5,000, taxes will be withheld upon payment. Find all the details on our Tax Information section.
How old do I have to be to play the Ohio Lottery?
You must be 18 or older to purchase and redeem lottery tickets.
What lottery games can I play in Ohio?
You can pick from the following games: Powerball, Lucky for Life, Mega Millions, Rolling Cash 5, Pick 3, Pick 4, Pick 5, and Classic Lotto.
Can I remain anonymous if I win a lottery prize?
No, information about lottery winners is included in public records.
We suggest that you consult a lawyer before claiming any big prizes, however, as it may be possible to claim your prize through a trust to retain anonymity.
Can I purchase lottery tickets in advance?
Yes, you can. Check our Advanced Draws section for more information.
Where do the Ohio Lottery funds go?
Proceeds from ticket sales go toward education in the state. Through the Partners in Education Program, the state awards prizes to K-12 students, teachers, and schools.
Here’s the process for claiming Ohio Lottery prizes.
All Ohio Lottery offices are open for in-person claims.
Racinos are cashing in-person claims. Before visiting a racino to claim a prize, check its website for information about operating hours and claiming procedures.
Winning tickets that expire during the Governor’s State of Emergency Order will be validated and paid as long as their claim is submitted no later than 30 days after the State of Emergency Order has been lifted.
To claim a prize by mail, send the signed winning ticket and a completed claim form to:
Ohio Lottery Commission
The Lausche Building – Room 452
615 West Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
Keep a copy of all claim documents for your records.
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