Ohio Classic Lotto

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If you want to enter the Ohio lottery, make sure you have all the information first so you can have a greater chance to win. Here you can find everything you need to know about the OH Lotto.

Ohio Classic Lotto drawing days are Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday evenings at around 7:05 PM ET.

Latest Draw

Wednesday, July 17 2024

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Ohio Classic Lotto Overview

The Ohio Classic Lotto is the state’s main lottery game. It takes the format of a six from 49 matrix and requires players to match all six numbers to win the jackpot, which starts at $1 million and rolls until it’s won. There are an additional three prize tiers for those matching three, four or five main numbers. Tickets cost $1.

Accompanying the Classic draw is an optional side-game known as Kicker, which can be entered for an extra $1. Six digits will be randomly generated on your ticket. A winning six-number Kicker combination will then be announced alongside the main draw, and you can win prizes by matching the digits in the correct order.

Classic Lotto & NJ Pick 6 Comparison

Draw Days

Starting Jackpot

Record Jackpot

Ticket Price

Next Jackpot

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Ohio Classic Lotto

3x Weekly

$1 Million

$73.3 Million


$13.1 Million

New Jersey Pick 6 logo

New Jersey Pick 6

2x Weekly

$2 Million

$48.9 Million


$3.4 Million

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Ohio Classic Lotto Odds Table

Players must pick 6 balls from a pool of 49.

Prize Level Prize Odds of Winning
Match 6 Jackpot 1 in 13,983,816
Match 5 $1,500 1 in 54,201
Match 4 $70 1 in 1,032
Match 3 $2 1 in 57
Approx. Overall Odds: 1 in 54

Ohio Kicker Odds & Prize Breakdown

Add Kicker to Classic Lotto for an extra $1. The Kicker draw is held just after the main game draw. To win, match from two to six of the Kicker numbers printed on your ticket with the numbers drawn in exact order from left to right. For example, if your Kicker numbers were 1-2-3-4-5-6 and the winning numbers were 1-2-3-4-5-9, you would win the Match 5 prize, but you would not win anything if the winning numbers were 9-2-3-4-5-6.

Prize Level Prize Odds of Winning
6 Main Numbers (K-I-C-K-E-R) $100,000 1 in 1,000,000
5 Main Numbers (K-I-C-K-E) $5,000 1 in 111,111
4 Main Numbers (K-I-C-K) $1,000 1 in 11,111
3 Main Numbers (K-I-C) $100 1 in 1,111
2 Main Numbers (K-I) $10 1 in 111
Approx. Overall Odds: 1 in 100


Biggest Classic Lotto Jackpot

Jackpot iconJackpot: $73.3 Million

Calendar iconDate: June 14, 2014

Winner iconLocation: Ashtabula

The largest Ohio Classic Lotto jackpot was won in 2014 and it was worth $73.3 million. The winning ticket was sold in Ashtabula County and the name of the winner wasn’t disclosed.

Ohio Classic Lotto History

The Ohio Classic Lotto was first drawn in January 2007 and replaced a bingo-style game called Lot O’Play. The Kicker was introduced as an optional side-game in April 2012.

The record for the largest jackpot was set on 14th June 2014 when a $73.3 million prize was won, ending a long wait for a winner which had stretched back to December 2011.

How to Claim a Prize

Congratulations on your OH Lottery win! You have a number of choices regarding how and where to claim depending on your prize value.

Online Claim Form

Prizes of any amount may be claimed via Online Claim Form. Sign into your Ohio Lottery MyLotto Rewards account, or create a free account if you don't have one.

Get your documents ready to upload before you submit your claim:

  • Front of the ticket
  • Back of the ticket, including your name signed and printed
  • Valid photo identification
  • If the prize is worth $600 to $5,000, you'll need copies of the front and back of the Pay-to-Bearer Ticket obtained when you validate your ticket at a retailer. Ensure your name is signed on the front.
  • If your prize is more than $5,000, you'll require a copy of the front and back of the File Claim Ticket obtained when you validate your ticket at a retailer. Ensure your name is signed on the front.

Claim by Mail

Prizes of any value may be claimed by mail.

If your prize is below $600, you'll only need to send the signed winning ticket. Be sure to keep a copy of the front and back for your records.

If your prize is $600 or above, you'll also need to fill out and send a Claim Form and a Pay to Bearer or File Claim Form receipt in addition to the ticket. Keep a copy of the documents for your records.

For security, use registered mail and send your claim to:

The Ohio Lottery Commission
The Lausche Building - Room 452,
615 West Superior Avenue,
Cleveland, OH 44113

$599 and Below

Any Ohio Lottery retailer can cash your ticket instantly.

$5,000 and Below

Present your ticket to any of the more than 30 Lottery Super Retailers to cash it.

$25,000 and Below

Take your ticket to one of these locations to cash it:

  • Any of the seven Racinos (you must be 21 or above)
  • Cedar Downs and Northfield Park
  • An Ohio Lottery Regional Office

$50 to $25,000

You can use Mobile Cashing on the Ohio Lottery app to scan your ticket on your phone and then choose to have your winnings deposited straight into your bank account.

$5,000 and Above

If you prefer not to submit your claim online or mail it in, you can call your nearest regional Ohio Lottery office for help.

Ohio Classic Lotto Quick Stats

We’ve noted the hot numbers popping up a lot and the cold numbers taking a hiatus in Ohio Lotto. Uncover all our insights by hitting the button below.

Hot Numbers

  • 22
  • 48
  • 26
  • 40
  • 28

Cold Numbers

  • 8
  • 36
  • 2
  • 14
  • 5

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