The "Cash Explosion" TV show is a game show operated by the Ohio Lottery. Contestants on the show compete to win cash prizes in two rounds. "Cash Explosion" is filmed in Columbus, Ohio, and airs on TV stations around Ohio.
To become a contestant on the show, consumers must submit a $2 Cash Explosion lottery ticket containing the word "entry" three times into the "Cash Explosion" contestant lottery. The show accepts both online and mail-in submissions. Show officials choose eight different lottery tickets to find the contestants for each weekly show. "Cash Explosion" also raises money for state charitable organizations, including the Ohio Association of Food Banks.