Ohio Lottery Commission News

31 Aug 2023
The deal will see the extension of the Scratch-Off games, which brought in $2.3 billion in sales in 2023.
18 May 2023
Prior to her tenure as interim director, Michelle Gillcrist served DeWine in various capacities during his tenure as Governor, Ohio Attorney General, and United States Senator.
22 Dec 2022
The five-year deal will utilize current lottery equipment to implement equipment and infrastructure to facilitate sports betting.
18 May 2021
A partner of Scientific Games, the Buckeye State lottery surpassed the previous record of $1.87 billion set last year, marking an all-time record since its inception in 1974.
12 Jun 2020
The property will reopen in a limited capacity to the public on Saturday, 20 June at noon. A hosted, invitation-only event will take place ahead of the public reopening.
9 Jul 2012
Education in Ohio gets biggest lottery profit payout ever at $771 million this year in funding.
22 May 2012
MTR Gaming Group announced today that it has received its permanent license to install and operate video lottery terminals (“VLTs”) at its Scioto Downs racetrack in Columbus, Ohio.
28 Sep 2011
Ohio should see VLTs at its racetracks by January 2012.
20 Jul 2007
Scientific Games has been awarded a two-year contract as the primary vendor to supply instant tickets and related services to the Ohio State Lottery.
28 Aug 2006
ews Brief: Ohio is not ready to scratch instant and online games as they are proving to be a hugely popular money maker.
7 Jun 2005
Ohio Lottery has awarded Scientific Games a contract to provide cooperative services including new telemarketing, warehousing and distribution of instant tickets as well as other related services.
10 Jan 2005
Improved games with tie-ins to companies such as Harley-Davidson and Chevrolet have helped boost Ohio Lottery profits after a few down years.
29 Dec 2004
2004 may be drawing to a close, but Mega Millions excitement is just getting started.
31 Dec 2003
News Brief: One ticket sold in Ohio won a multistate Mega Millions lottery jackpot worth $155 million, lottery officials said Wednesday.