ROOTSTOWN, Ohio — For the second time in less than a week, somebody in Northeast Ohio hit a $500,000 prize in the Lucky For Life lottery.
The most recent winner – who won the big prize money from the Saturday night drawing on Sept. 10 – purchased their winning ticket from a Giant Eagle store in Rootstown. Ohio Lottery officials say it was an auto-pick ticket.
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The lucky numbers in the drawing were: 20, 23, 29, 30, 34 with Lucky Ball 15. The winner matched five numbers – only missing the top prize by failing to match the Lucky Ball.
If the big winner isn’t you, it’s still a good idea to check your tickets because the Ohio Lottery is listing thousands of other winners with smaller prizes as listed below:
- $200 prize: 5 winners
- $150 prize: 17 winners
- $25 prize: 187 winners
- $20 prize: 236 winners
- $6 prize: 956 winners
- $4 prize: 1,599 winners
- $3 prize: 3,337 winners
Just last week, a Lucky For Life lottery ticket sold at a Discount Drug Mart store in Elyria also hit $500,000 for the drawing held on Thursday, Sept. 8.
Ohio Lottery officials say the odds of winning the top prize – which is $1,000 a day for life – are one in 30,821,472. The overall odds of winning any prize are one in eight.
Lucky For Life lottery drawings happen seven days a week at 10:35 p.m.
Ohio has recently seen some big winners in previous lottery drawings. Those winners include...
- Sept. 10 drawing in Powerball: $2 million winning ticket sold in Columbus -- see where the winning ticket was purchased.
- Sept. 8 drawing in Lucky For Life game: $500,000 winning ticket sold in Elyria -- see where the winning ticket was purchased.
- Aug. 23 drawing in Mega Millions: $1 million winning ticket sold in Findlay – see where the winning ticket was purchased.
- July 26 drawing in Mega Millions: $3 million winning ticket sold in Saint Clairsville; $1 million winning ticket sold in Berea – see where the winning tickets were purchased.
Editor's note: Video in the player above was originally published in a previous lottery story on July 27, 2022.