Here’s How to Play Ohio’s Classic Lotto
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Here’s How to Play Ohio’s Classic Lotto

Learn how to play (and maybe win?) Ohio’s Classic Lotto on Jackpocket.

Classic Lotto is Ohio’s traditional lotto-style game. The straightforward gameplay, starting grand prize of $1,000,000, and multiple ways to win make Classic Lotto a Jackpocket favorite. Here's everything you need to know to get in the game.

In a Nutshell

Cost: $1.00

Top Prize: Starting at $1,000,000

Drawings: Monday & Thursday at approximately 7:57 pm EST

Overall odds of winning any prize: 1 in 54

Biggest Classic Lotto prize in the history of the game: $41,800,000

How to Play Classic Lotto

Choose 6 numbers from 1–46. You can Quick Pick or choose your own lucky numbers. Match all 6 numbers to win the top prize.

Classic Lotto Prizes & Odds

There are 4 ways to win a Classic Lotto prize.

Prizes and odds for Classic Lotto
Match Prize Odds
6 numbers Top Prize* 1 in 13,983,816
5 numbers $1,500 1 in 54,201
4 numbers $70 1 in 1,032
3 numbers $2 1 in 57

*Prizes are estimated based on the odds, expected sales, and number of winners for each prize level.

Are You A Classic Lotto Winner?

Drawings are Monday, Wednesday and Saturday evenings at approximately 7:05 PM EST. If you’re a Jackpocket player, you get automatically notified by email when you win.

For prizes $599.50 and under (the threshold amount in Ohio), Jackpocket credits your account for the full amount. If you win $599.50 or more, we arrange to have the ticket securely delivered to you so that you can claim your prize from the OH state lottery.

If you bought your Classic Lotto ticket in person from a brick-and-mortar retailer, check the OH state lottery website for more information on how to claim your prize from a retailer or via a claim form with the Ohio Lottery.

Play Classic Lotto on Jackpocket

So, are you a Classic Lotto pro or what? Head over to the Jackpocket app and join the next Classic Lotto drawing.

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