50th Anniversary Ohio Lottery

Fun Turns 50

It’s the Ohio Lottery’s Golden Anniversary – a year of big events, bigger prizes, and excitement on a historic level.

A Celebration for Us All.

From huge jackpots to daily fun to the billions generated for Ohio schools, the past 50 years have given us all something to celebrate.

Putting the gold in golden anniversary!

Don't miss your chance at huge prizes with these special 50th Anniversary games.

  • $50 50th Anniversary

    Win up to $15 Million!

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  • $2 Celebrating 50 Years

    Great odds to win $250!
    On sale 7/16

  • $5 Limited Edition

    Over $7.7 Million in Prizes of $50 to $100!

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  • $1 EZPLAY® 50 & Fabulous

    Loaded with $50 winners!

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50th Anniversary Scratch-Off

Don’t miss your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at $408 million in total prizes!

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50 Years of Lottery

Five decades of bringing fun and funding to Ohio and we’re just getting started.

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  • Since 1974, the Ohio Lottery has provided more than $31 billion to Ohio schools.
  • The Ohio Lottery’s first game was the Buckeye 300. It cost 50¢ to play with a top prize of $300,000.
  • The largest Ohio Lottery prize ever won was $375 million from a Mega Millions drawing in 2019.
  • The Cash Explosion show has run for 36 years with nearly 2,000 episodes.




Spring Spectacular Promotion:

  • May 6 - May 12
  • Wager $20, get 3 FREE
    $1 5-spot draws!
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Summer Sponsorship Season!

Stay updated on our upcoming events across the state by following us on our social channels!

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50th Anniversary Limited Edition Instant Win Promotion

Your non-winning $5 Limited Edition Scratch-Offs have the chance to instantly win you $50, $500, or a $250 book of Scratch-Offs.

June 3-30

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Fundependence Days Promotion:

  • July 1 - July 5
  • Wager $20, get 3 FREE $1 4-spot draws!
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$2 Celebrating 50 Years Scratch-Off

Excellent chance at winning $250!
On-sale 7/16

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