Prizes of Over $5,000 & Powerball and Mega Millions PrizesOriginal tickets are required to claim prizes on tickets of any game winning more than $5,000. Prizes of over $5,000 must be claimed at Lottery office. Lotto, Powerball and Mega Millions Jackpot prizes, as well as any Powerball or Mega Millions prize of over $501,000 must be claimed at Lottery headquarters.
Players who mail in their claims using this new option are advised to retain their original ticket in the event there is an issue with delivery. In addition, the Lottery reserves the right to require an original ticket if there is a question regarding the claim. Winning tickets can only be claimed once, and after a prize is paid on a photocopied ticket, the original is no longer valid for prize payment.
These prizes may also be claimed by mail with the following:
Prize Payment OptionsLotto, Easy 5, Pick 3, Pick 4, Fast Play & all Scratch-Off Prizes of $5,000 or LessPrizes of over $600 must be claimed at a Lottery office or by mail.
All Prizes of $600 or LessThese prizes may be claimed by any participating Lottery retailer by presenting an original winning ticket.
Prize Payment OptionsNOTE: Beginning July 6, 2021, all Lottery offices will fully reopen to the public for walk-in prize claim services. Even though an appointment is no longer necessary, masks are required for all visitors entering Lottery buildings until further notice. Also, the following prize payment options remain available: