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Ohio Residents Can Now Order Mega Millions, Powerball Tickets Online

Written By Katarina Vojvodic on October 31, 2023 - Last Updated on February 8, 2024
Ohio Lottery Sign For Mega Millions Jackpot with Lotto.com logo

Lotto.com announced the expansion of its services into Ohio. Ohio joins other US states where players can take advantage of the digital platform for ordering official state lottery draw games and scratch tickets.

To do so, players must be at least 18 and physically located within the state’s borders.

Ohio is the seventh state in Lotto.com’s expansion strategy

As Lotto.com enters Ohio, it marks The Buckeye State as the seventh US jurisdiction in the company’s national expansion plan. Expanding its services into Ohio also offers Lotto.com an opportunity to reach the sixth-largest lottery in the country.

Since 1974, the Ohio lottery has transferred more than $31 billion to help fund education in Ohio. The Ohio Lottery recorded a record-breaking $4.5 billion in sales, beating its previous high from FY 2021 by $133.5 million.

Finishing the fiscal year, the Ohio Lottery also noted a record $1.46 billion return to the Lottery Profits Education Fund. It is the initiative for a wide array of educational program assistance throughout the state.

Lotto.com will, from now on, contribute to that cause. Thomas Metzger, CEO of Lotto.com Inc., said in the news release:

“We are thrilled to have Ohio as our seventh state and a key milestone in our rapid growth strategy. We welcome Buckeyes to order their lottery tickets via our safe, secure, and convenient platform, and we are excited to continue bringing the thrill of playing the lottery online to new audiences.”

What lottery games are available in Ohio?

Ohio customers on Lotto.com can buy state lottery tickets online for drawing jackpot games, including:

  • Powerball
  • Mega Millions
  • Ohio Pick 3
  • Lucky for Life
  • Official state scratch ticket offerings (available on the go and desktop)

Players are also encouraged to visit the Lotto.com team in person at the Ohio retail location, Players Cafe, in the heart of Columbus at 17 W 5th Ave.

Lotto.com plans to expand to additional markets soon

Lotto.com says it is on a mission to “revolutionize the lottery” and provide digital access to official lottery games, through a convenient online experience.

Apart from Ohio, the Lotto.com platform is available in:

  1. Arkansas
  2. Colorado
  3. Minnesota
  4. New Jersey
  5. New York
  6. Texas

As stated in the press release, Lotto.com plans to expand to additional states soon. In addition to the states mentioned above, players can also access the site in Oregon.

So far, Lotto.com has reached 1.4 million customers.

Photo by Tony Dejak / AP Photo; illustrated by PlayUSA
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Katarina Vojvodic is a lead writer for PlayUSA who lives in Toronto. Vojvodic provides coverage of the US gambling industry with a focus on US online casinos. Previously, she covered Ontario’s online gambling industry for PlayCanada.com. Vojvodic holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Belgrade. Outside working hours, she can be found near the water with her husband and their two kids.

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