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Ohio State Lotteries Laws

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Code Section3770.01, et seq.
Distribution of Lottery Revenue50% 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/Disposition180 days/returned to state lottery fund in unclaimed lottery prizes fund
Prohibited Related ActivitiesSale at greater price; unauthorized sale; sale to minor; influence lottery sales agent; on Ohio fairgrounds at annual exhibition

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