3770:1-6-01 Conduct of lottery games by the state lottery.

(A) State lottery to conduct a program of lottery games. The commission shall conduct a program of lottery games in the state of Ohio. The design of each game, however, shall be approved by the commission upon the recommendation of the director. Each game shall incorporate the general characteristics set out in Chapter 3770:1-6 of the Administrative Code, and may include any statewide joint lottery game as based upon an agreement with other lottery jurisdictions as entered into by the director.

(B) Commission to adopt rules governing each lottery game. Before the state lottery begins any particular lottery game, the commission shall adopt a rule governing the design and operation of that game. Such rules shall be catalogued sequentially in Chapters 3770:1-7, 3770:1-9, 3770:1-10, 3770:1-11, 3770:1-12 and 3770:1-13 of the Administrative Code and shall cover without limitation, the type of lottery game that is to be conducted; the prices of tickets in the game; the prizes in the game, including the number and size of prize disbursements; the manner and frequency of prize drawings; that the entire net proceeds must be used to fund elementary, secondary, vocational and special education programs in the state if the game is a statewide joint lottery game; and any such other matters as the commission deems necessary or advisable to describe, or to provide for the conduct of, the particular lottery game.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/16/2012 and 02/15/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3770.03
Rule Amplifies: 3770.01 , 3770.02 , 3770.03 , 3770.04 , 3770.05 , 3770.06 , 3770.07 , 3770.08
Prior Effective Dates: 7/15/74, 8/12/74, 9/11/78, 5/27/93, 12/27/96, 5/4/00, 7/19, 02, 3/19/07