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  • Claim your prize before the deadline, i.e. within 180 days of the drawing for draw games and 180 days from the game end date for scratch games
  • The prizes which are less than or equal to $2,500,000, and that are not paid by annuities, may be claimed at any Texas Lottery Claim Center.
  • The prizes which are less than or equal to $5,000,000, and that are not paid by annuities, may be claimed at Texas Lottery Claim Centers in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio
  • Prizes which are greater than $5,000,000, all Lotto Texas, Powerball and Mega Millions jackpot prizes, and prizes paid by annuities must be processed at Texas Lottery headquarters in Austin
  • It takes 4-6 weeks for claims that are mailed in to be processed
  • You are required to provide a Social Security/Tax ID Number to claim prizes of $25 or more and require a claim form for processing
  • Sign the ticket before claiming because an unsigned ticket can be claimed by anyone in possession of the ticket.

Prizes Up To $599, Redeem At The Following Locations:

  • Any Texas Lottery retailer
  • Your local claim center
  • Lottery Commission in Austin
  • You have to fill out a Claim Form, available on the official website and print for postal mailing

Prizes From $600 To $2.5 Million, Redeem At The Following Locations:

  • Your local claim center
  • Lottery Commission in Austin
  • You have to fill out a Claim Form, available on the official website and print for postal mailing

Prizes Above $2.5 Million To $5 Million, Redeem At The Following Locations:

  • Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio Claim Centers
  • Lottery Commission in Austin
  • You have to fill out a Claim Form, available on the official website and print for postal mailing

Texas Lottery Mailing Address

Texas Lottery Commission
ATTN: Austin Claim Center
PO Box 16600
Austin, TX 78761-6600

Acceptable Identification

Proper identification is defined as one of the following documents or a combination of documents:

  • Valid State-issued Driver's License with picture
  • Valid State issued Temporary Driver's License with picture
  • Valid State issued Identification Card with picture
  • Valid Temporary State issued Identification Card with picture
  • Valid United States Veteran's or Military Identification or Medical Card with picture
  • Valid Temporary State issued Driver's License (no picture) or Temporary State issued, etc

For more information, visit the official website.

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