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Ohio Classic Lotto Winning Numbers

Ohio Classic Lotto is a 6 number lottery game. To win $3 Million Ohio Classic Lotto jackpot, you have to match 6 main numbers.

Ohio Classic Lotto Past Results and Winning Numbers

The Ohio Classic Lotto result archive contains the results from 19-09-2016 7:05pm EST up to the last ones. You only need to select the right date from the list.

DRAW DATE (EST) : WINNING NUMBERS:
Wednesday 20 th January 2021, 7:05pm 03 08 10 16 46 47
Monday 18 th January 2021, 7:05pm 05 18 19 20 29 31
Saturday 16 th January 2021, 7:05pm 01 17 32 33 37 43
Wednesday 13 th January 2021, 7:05pm 02 04 12 29 30 44
Monday 11 th January 2021, 7:05pm 12 16 23 33 42 49
Saturday 9 th January 2021, 7:05pm 12 21 32 37 45 48
Wednesday 6 th January 2021, 7:05pm 02 16 17 23 44 45
Monday 4 th January 2021, 7:05pm 15 23 26 27 34 36
Saturday 2 nd January 2021, 7:05pm 11 21 22 26 28 43
Wednesday 30 th December 2020, 7:05pm 01 11 13 35 40 48

Ohio Classic Lotto Prizes

The Ohio Classic Lotto features 4 prize divisions. To win any prize in Ohio Classic Lotto, you have to match 3 numbers. Chances to hit the Ohio Classic Lotto jackpot are 1: 13,983,816. To see all the Ohio Classic Lotto odds, go to the REVIEW tab.

Divisions Match Payout per Winner
1 Prize 6 $3,500,000
2 Prize 5 $1,500
3 Prize 4 $70
4 Prize 3 $2
Ohio Classic Lotto Hot and Cold Numbers

Ohio Classic Lotto hot numbers are the lottery numbers that appear the most in drawings. Ohio Classic Lotto cold numbers are the numbers that appear infrequently. Some lotto players choose them specifically because of the frequency, believing that their reappearance in Ohio Classic Lotto results is only a matter of time, while others stay clear.

Ohio Classic Lotto Jackpot History

The jackpot history tool will enable you to see the changes in the biggest Ohio Classic Lotto jackpots over time. Use the data to carry out analysis, comparisons and predictions for the next Ohio Classic Lotto jackpot.

Ohio Classic Lotto Number Generator

The Ohio Classic Lotto generator provides FREE lucky numbers for Ohio Classic Lotto draws. All you need to do is to enter your name, your birth date, and the day of the draw you plan to participate in.

About Ohio Classic Lotto

Ohio Classic Lotto is one of the few American lotteries that hold drawings three times a week, on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The pools close at 7 pm and the draws begin five minutes later. The jackpot starts at one million dollars and the lottery guarantees a 100,000-dollar minimum increase in prizes each time the jackpot is rolled over.

A ticket costs one dollar and players have to choose between entering their own numbers and letting the Auto Pick feature do the hard work. Either way, players are expected to pick six numbers out of a pool of 49 and they can use up to five Auto Picks for each bet card. For convenience purposes, players are provided with the alternative of wagering once for 10 draws and they can also place an additional bet of one dollar called the kicker. This is an optional game that players can use to enter an additional draw for a prize of $100,000.

Winning any prize in Ohio Classic Lotto comes with relatively good odds of one in 54. This sounds great, but keep in mind that most of the prizes are distributed among lower tier winners.

The odds of winning $70 are one in 1032 and for this to happen, players have to match four numbers out of the 49 drawn. Things become even more statistically challenging as you claw your way up the ladder with five numbers awarding a fixed sum of $1500. The odds of this happening are one in 54,201. Finally, players have one chance in 13,983,816 to win the jackpot.

Ohio Classic Lotto Rules

Players have to guess 6 numbers from a pool of 49, plus a Kicker number if the option is enabled.

Ohio Classic Lotto has a couple of convenient features. One of them is called “Play it Again.” It enables players to use the same numbers for two consecutive draws.

Play It Again tickets do the same for the Kicker number. One thing that players need to be aware of is that Play it Again will not work on a bundle of tickets as only the game wager will be reproduced. On the bright side, the same feature can be used at self-service terminals, which makes it practical and user-friendly.

The Odds of Winning Ohio Classic Lotto

The chances of winning the Ohio Classic Lotto jackpot are one in 13,983,816. The chances of winning the second prize are much better – one in 54,201. Four out of six numbers need to be matched for the third prize and three out of six needs to be matched for the fourth lottery prize to be awarded. The overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 54.

Divisions Numbers Matched Winning Odds
1 Prize 6 1:13,983,816
2 Prize 5 1:54,201
3 Prize 4 1:1,032
4 Prize 3 1:57

Ohio Classic Lotto Prize Breakdown

The prizes you can win by playing the Ohio Classic Lotto are shown in the table below:

Divisions Numbers Matched Win
1 Prize 6 Jackpot
2 Prize 5 $1,500
3 Prize 4 $70
4 Prize 3 $2

Ohio Classic Lotto has a minimal guaranteed jackpot of one million dollars. It increases at 100,000-dollar increments with every next drawing. The jackpot will continue rolling over until somebody gets the correct numerical combination to become a winner.

Classic Lotto winners have an opportunity to win among lump sum and annuity payments. Getting a lump sum will produce an amount that’s approximately 50 percent of the advertised jackpot for the respective drawing. Alternatively, winners can get their money in 30 equal annual installments.

The largest jackpot ever won by an Ohio Classic Lotto player is 73.3 million dollars. The mega jackpot fell in June 2014. The name of the winner wasn’t disclosed, but the lucky ticket was purchased in Ashtabula County. Other impressive jackpots include 50.4 million dollars won in 2011 and 24.6 million dollars won in 2008. Most often, however, the jackpot is won when it reaches an amount of four to six million dollars.

All prizes should be claimed within 180 days of the drawing. People who win up to 599 dollars can claim the sum from any retailer. Winners that get 600 to 5,000 dollars have to fill out a claim form that will be presented in an authorized bank. Anyone that wins more than 5,000 dollars will have to visit the Ohio Lottery headquarters to make a claim.

Find Ohio Classic Lotto results for 20 January 2021, 7:05pm EST and past draws, check if you win the jackpot, or get more information on how to participate in Ohio Classic Lotto.

Ohio Lottery Numbers

Fans of lottery games from the Buckeye State will love the Ohio numbers page. All you have to do is click on a result from a lottery listed below for a full prize breakdown and winning numbers. It’s never been easier to find out if you’re a winner!

Current lottery games include: Ohio Classic Lotto – Ohio Kicker – Powerball – Mega Millions – Lucky for Life – Pick 3 Evening – Pick 3 Midday – Pick 4 Evening – Pick 4 Midday – Pick 5 Evening – Pick 5 Midday – Rolling Cash 5.

– Latest Ohio Numbers

  • 3
  • 8
  • 10
  • 16
  • 46
  • 47

Find out how much you’ve won.

Buying Tickets

Ohio’s in-state games are not currently available outside of the USA. However, you can take part in Powerball and Mega Millions online. Find out more here.

Ohio Lottery Drawing Schedule

Check the time table below to find out the closing times for ticket sales and the next drawing day for your favorite OH games:

Game Draw Days Draw Times* Ticket Sales Close At*
Powerball Wednesday & Saturday 10:59 PM 10:00 PM
Mega Millions Tuesday & Friday 11:00 PM 10:45 PM
Lucky for Life Monday & Thursday 10:38 PM 9:30 PM
Lotto with Kicker Monday, Wednesday & Saturday 7:05 PM 7:00 PM
Pick 3 Daily 12:29 PM & 7:29 PM 12:25 PM & 7:25 PM
Pick 4 Daily 12:29 PM & 7:29 PM 12:25 PM & 7:25 PM
Pick 5 Daily 12:29 PM & 7:29 PM 12:25 PM & 7:25 PM
Rolling Cash 5 Daily 7:05 PM 7:00 PM
*Times are shown in EST. Ticket sales for the Saturday evening Pick 3, Pick 4 & Pick 5 drawings are open until 7:45 PM.

Game Information

In addition to Powerball and Mega Millions, residents of Ohio and surrounding states can play a number of fun home-grown games:

Classic Lotto & Kicker

Classic Lotto is a draw game that offers big jackpots every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday evening at 7:05 PM. The top prize starts at $1 million and can roll over by at least $100,000 per drawing until a player matches all six numbers drawn. Tickets cost just $1 and players select six numbers from 1 to 49 or use an Auto Pick to create a random entry. Jackpot winners can opt for 30 annual payments or a lump-sum amount.

Here’s a breakdown of the prize tiers and odds of winning:

Match Prize Odds of Winning
6 of 6 Jackpot 1 in 13,983,816
5 of 6 $1,500 1 in 54,201
4 of 6 $70 1 in 1,032
3 of 6 $2 1 in 57
Overall odds of winning any Classic Lotto prize are 1 in 54

Kicker is played alongside Classic Lotto for an additional cost of just $1 and gives players the chance to win up to $100,000. A six-digit number is generated on the night of the draw and players must match it in exact order to win the top prize. Here’s how it works, using the numbers “123456” as an example:

Match Prize Odds of Winning
6 in Order (123456) $100,000 1 in 1,000,000
5 in Order (12345) $5,000 1 in 111,111
4 in Order (1234) $1,000 1 in 11,111
3 in Order (123) $100 1 in 1,111
2 in Order (12) $10 1 in 111
Overall odds of winning any Kicker prize are 1 in 100

Pick 3

Ohio Pick 3 is drawn twice daily. Sunday to Friday the draws are held at 12:29pm and 7:29pm EST, the Saturday midday draw is also held at 12:29pm but the Saturday evening draw occurs slightly later at around 7:45pm EST in order to be broadcast during the Cash Explosion Doubleplay television show.

The table below shows the odds and prize payouts for each wager type in Pick 3:

Wager Type Prize Payout (for $1 ticket) Odds of Winning
Straight $500 1 in 1,000
6-Way Wheel (6 individual straight wagers) $500 6 in 1,000
3-Way Wheel (3 individual straight wagers) $500 3 in 1,000
3-Way Box $167 1 in 333
6-Way Box $83 1 in 167
Back Pair $50 1 in 100
Front Pair $50 1 in 100
Split Pair $50 1 in 100

Pick 4

Ohio Pick 4 is also played two times daily, with the draws held alongside the Pick 3 drawings at 12:29pm and 7:29pm EST Sunday to Friday and at 12:29pm and approximately 7:45pm on Saturdays.

Players can place different types of wager, with entries costing as little as $0.50. The following table shows the available odds and prizes for $1 wagers.

Wager Type Prize Payout (for $1 ticket) Odds of Winning
Straight $5,000 1 in 10,000
4-Way Box $1,198 1 in 2,500
6-Way Box $800 1 in 1,667
12-Way Box $400 1 in 833
24-Way Box $200 1 in 417

Rolling Cash 5

Rolling Cash 5 is a fun and easy game that offers a starting jackpot of $100,000. Like many other Match 5 games in the United States, players play $1 and select five numbers from 1 to 39. Drawings are held daily around 7:05 PM. Check out the prize tiers and odds of winning below:

Match Prize Odds of Winning
5 of 5 Jackpot 1 in 575,757
4 of 5 $300 1 in 3,387
3 of 5 $10 1 in 103
2 of 5 $1 1 in 10
Overall odds of winning any Rolling Cash 5 prize are 1 in 9

Other Games

Other Ohio Lottery games include Pick 5, EZPlay games and Keno.

If you want to play a lottery game straight away without waiting for a drawing to take place, why not try the instant games sold at authorized retail locations? These scratchcards cost anywhere from $1 to $30 per ticket and offer an amazing variety of fun cash prizes.

Claiming Prizes

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, there have been some changes in the way you claim prizes in Ohio. You can find updates on our dedicated Coronavirus Lottery Updates page.

All Ohio Lottery prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the date of the relevant draw, the date of game closure for instant games, or date of purchase for EZPLAY prizes.

If you win a prize on Powerball, Mega Millions, Classic Lotto or Rolling Cash 5, your winnings can be redeemed after 6:00 AM the day after the drawing.

Winners can claim prizes under $5,000 by mail – see below for details.

Prizes worth $599 or less can also be claimed from any authorized retailer.

Prizes worth between $600 and $5,000 may be claimed using a Pay to Bearer certificate, which can be obtained from any authorized retailer. You can then use a claim form to have your winnings paid to you.

Prizes worth more than $5,000 must be claimed at one of the following regional lottery centers:

  • Brooklyn Heights (Cleveland)
  • Toledo
  • Dayton
  • Cincinnati
  • Columbus
  • Athens
  • North Canton
  • Youngstown
  • Lorain

Federal withholding taxes of 25 percent apply to larger prizes, with the state of Ohio adding their own tax of four percent to larger winnings.

Claim a prize by mail

Prizes below $5,000 may be redeemed via mail. Sign and print your name on the back of the ticket and send to the address below.

If you won over $600, you’ll need to send the following:

  1. Completed original ticket
  2. Completed claim form
  3. Copy of photo ID, e.g. driver’s license, verifying your current address

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

History of the Ohio Lottery

Voters approved a constitutional amendment in May 1973 establishing the current Ohio Lottery, with ticket sales for the first game, called Buckeye 300, starting in August 1974. In 1983, profits from ticket sales began to be transferred to education. Ohio Lotto started that same year.

The Ohio Lottery joined Mega Millions in 2002 and Powerball in April 2010. More than $19 billion has been allocated to educational initiatives in the state since the Ohio Lottery began, providing valuable funds for K-12 and special education as well as vocational programs.

Rules

You must be at least 18 years old to play Ohio Lottery games.

Find out the most recent Ohio Lottery Numbers here. Draw information and prize breakdowns available for Powerball, Mega Millions, Ohio Classic and Ohio Kicker. ]]>