Ohio - Classic Lotto
The Ohio Classic Lotto game selects six numbers per drawing. This lottery game has a grand prize jackpot that gets larger and larger as it goes unclaimed. The drawings occur three times a week, and $100,000 is added to the jackpot each drawing that has no top winner.
Lottery Odds And Statistics
Ohio's Classic Lotto game has four configurations that provide a prize winner, starting at a three match and going up to the full six match. The Classic Lotto odds are 1:54 for winning any sort of prize. The lowest prize provided is $2, the next tier prize is $70, the five match prize is $1,500 and the last prize is the current jackpot amount. Numbers from 1 to 49 can be picked, and each ticket costs $1. Both cash and annuity options are available for the lottery award. If you don't want to pick your own numbers, the system allows a quick pick that generates a wager for you. You can also replay numbers that you have played previously with the Play It Again feature.
Lottery Security And Results
The Ohio Classic Lotto has drawings on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Numbers are drawn at exactly 7:10 pm, so the lottery ticket buying cutoff is at 7 pm. The results are available on the Ohio Lottery website, as well as televised drawings on local stations in Cleveland, Dayton and Toledo viewing areas.
The Ohio Lottery has been around since 1973, although it took until 1974 for any lottery tickets to be sold. The Classic Lotto game was introduced in 2007 as a basic lottery option, compared to more complicated number picking games available.
Ohio's Classic Lotto game is a basic match six game with 1:54 odds of getting a winning match. Ohio Lottery offers three drawings a week and tickets cost one dollar per wager. The jackpot begins at one million dollars but increases over time should no one meet the jackpot combination.