General information about Ohio Classic Lotto
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in January, 2007, or 12 years, 5 months and 28 days ago. OH Lotto is currently available only in Ohio. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as OH Lotto. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Ohio Lottery. In case you want to know more about Ohio Lottery, here is their official website: https://www.ohiolottery.com/Games/DrawGames/Classic-Lotto.aspx. USA Ohio Lotto results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Ohio Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Address: 615 W. Superior Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113
- Customer Service Center: (800) 686-4208
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check USA Ohio Lotto results
USA Ohio Lotto results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Ohio Lottery in Cleveland. At the moment, draws are held three times a week. To be more precise, they are held on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, at 7:29 PM Eastern Time. The numbers are drawn using lottery ball machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on January 22, 2007, or 12 years, 5 months and 28 days ago.
How it works: picking up USA Ohio Lotto numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 6 / 49. As you can see, players are to choose six main USA Ohio Lotto numbers from the range between 1 and 49 USA Ohio Lotto numbers. Pay attention that there are neither additional, nor bonus numbers.
Ohio Classic Lotto winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers four prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the OH Lotto top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for $1,000,000. This is the minimum amount, while the biggest OH Lotto jackpot ever has reached $73.3 million. It was set on June 14, 2014, or 5 years, 1 month and 5 days ago. Just for your interest, the winning numbers were 03, 08, 26, 28, 34, and 35. As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 13,983,816. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the six main USA Ohio Lotto numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 13,983,816
1 : 54,201
1 : 1032
1 : 57
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 54.
Ohio Classic Lotto prices
The minimum cost of playing is $1. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. A good news is that there is a chance to win an extra prize if to take part in Kicker, an optional game featuring a six-digit number drawn with each main drawing. Per an extra $1 cost, this is your opportunity to win up to $100,000!
Hot and cold USA Ohio Lotto numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 45, 47, 01, 04, 11, and 12. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 18, 29, 38, 28, 36, and 35.
Payouts of Ohio Classic Lotto prizes
In case you happen to win OH Lotto jackpot, be ready to decide between the lump sum and annual payments. To be more precise, you will either be receiving annual payments in the course of 30 years or get a half of the advertised jackpot as a lump sum. The decision is to be taken within 60 days. As for prizes of other categories, amounts of up to $5,000 may be claimed at any retailer location. For winnings above this amount, you will have to visit one of the regional offices. Unfortunately, OH Lotto winnings are subject to taxation: in particular, winners will have to pay the state and federal income taxes. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within 180 days from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of USA Ohio Lotto results.