Ohio State Lotteries Laws
|Code Section||3770.01, et seq.|
|Distribution of Lottery Revenue||50% prize payment less operation expenses; then at least 30% Lottery Profits Education Fund|
|Additional Purpose of Lottery||Lottery Profits Education Fund used to support elementary, secondary, vocational, and special education programs in appropriations made by the general assembly|
|Lottery Prize Subject to Garnishment||On prizes over $600, for default of support payment under support order|
|Time Limit to Claim Prize/Disposition||180 days/returned to state lottery fund in unclaimed lottery prizes fund|
|Prohibited Related Activities||Sale at greater price; unauthorized sale; sale to minor; influence lottery sales agent; on Ohio fairgrounds at annual exhibition|
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