Ohio Lottery High Lottery Jackpot Has Ohioans Feeling Lucky By Ohio Public Radio • Jan 5, 2018 Jo Ingles Ohio Lottery officials report brisk sales at the state’s Mega Millions and Powerball retailers right now. Ohio Lottery Breaks Another Sales Record By Ohio Public Radio • Jul 10, 2015 The Ohio Lottery has broken another sales record. Lottery Sets Sales, Profit Records By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • 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. Controlling Board Approves New Gaming Machines For Vets Groups And Fraternal Organizations By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Mar 11, 2014 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. Vets Groups Reject State Offer For New Gaming Machines By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Nov 22, 2013 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 By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio & Associated Press • 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 By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • 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 By Ohio Public Radio & Karen Kasler • 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 By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • 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.