The Ohio Lottery Bonus Draw FAQ

Bonus Draw Frequently Asked Questions

Can I mail my Cash Explosion ENTRY ticket to the Post Office Box listed on the back of the ticket to be eligible for Bonus Draws?
No, only “ENTRY” tickets submitted online at are eligible.

When do the Bonus Draws begin?
“ENTRY” tickets entered online beginning on March 18, 2013 will be included in the new Bonus Draws.

Which Cash Explosion tickets are eligible for the Bonus Draws?
All non-expired Cash Explosion “ENTRY” tickets.

Can I reenter my previously entered “ENTRY” tickets online again for the Bonus Drawings?
No, an “ENTRY” ticket may only be entered online once.

If I am selected as a contestant, am I still eligible for the Bonus Drawings with the same ticket?
No, individual tickets can only be selected one time for a prize.

How many chances will I have to win a prize with each of my “Entry” tickets entered online?
Each ticket will be in up to 5 drawings.
(1) Contestant Drawing
(3) Monthly drawings
(1) Quarterly Drawing

Can I win more than one time in a Bonus Draw?
Each player can win as many times as their “ENTRY” tickets are selected. However, individual tickets can only be selected once.

What are the Bonus Draw prizes and when are the Bonus Draws held?
For a list of the current bonus prizes and the drawing schedule please click on this link

How will I find out if I won a Bonus Drawing prize?
Cash Explosion will contact each winner to claim their prize. In addition, the names of all bonus prize winners will be listed at

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