Ohio Lottery

Jo Ingles

Ohio Lottery officials report brisk sales at the state’s Mega Millions and Powerball retailers right now. 

The Ohio Lottery has broken another sales record. 

Lottery Sets Sales, Profit Records

Jul 19, 2014
New York Times

The Ohio Lottery is reports record-high sales and profits for the 2014 fiscal year, boosted in part by revenue from new video lottery terminals at three racinos.

The State Controlling Board has approved an Ohio Lottery plan to spend 22.5 million dollars on 12 hundred new electronic raffle machines for veterans' posts and fraternal organizations.

Six veterans posts and fraternal organizations has rejected the state's offer of new gaming machines to replace ones that have been deemed illegal.

State Develops Alternative To Video Lottery Games

Oct 29, 2013

The Ohio Lottery says it has developed a video-style game alternative to illegal electronic raffles offered by veterans and fraternal posts.

Lottery Reports Record Profits

Jul 5, 2013

The Ohio Lottery says public schools in the state will get 803 million dollars from a record-high 2.8 billion in lottery sales during the 2013 fiscal year.

Declining Lottery Sales Concern State Controlling Board

Jun 11, 2013

Ohio Lottery officials are asking the State Controlling Board to renew the  contract with the company hired to operate the lottery, despite a decline in sales this year. 

Budget Bill Bans Lottery Ticket E-Sales

May 24, 2013

A provision in the Ohio House version of the state budget bill prohibits the Ohio Lottery from following the lead of other states and selling tickets directly to players via computers and hand-held devices.