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  • It is mandatory to double-check your numbers, sign and complete the back of your ticket
  • You have to claim your prize before the deadline i.e. 180 days from the date of the drawing, else your winnings will be fortified.
  • If you are mailing the winning ticket, it is important to complete the claim form and attach a copy of your government-issued ID card (driver's license, U.S. passport, passport issued by a foreign government, social security number, etc.) and send it all.
  • Before mailing the ticket, ensure you possess a photocopy of the documents, claim form and the winning ticket for a valid proof.
  • Make sure that you mail the original winning ticket and not the copy, otherwise, your winnings will be fortified.
  • Prizes above $5,000 will be liable to 24% federal and 4% state taxes.
  • Only Multi-state lotteries have an option for annuity and lump-sum options, other than these all other games have a lump-sum payout option.
  • The Lottery is not responsible for mail, tickets or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete or illegible.

Prizes Up To $599

  • Winners of $599 or less can check with their local lottery retailers or visit and claim their winnings at any of the Lottery Claim centers
  • You can also mail your signed winning ticket and claim form to claim your winnings sitting at home. The claim forms are available on the official website, retailer and the office of the lottery
  • Claims via mail takes one to two weeks for processing the check.
  • Make sure you have proper identification proofs for verifying name, signature, age, and Social Security card

For Prizes $600 And Above

  • Winners of $600 or more should claim their winnings in-person at Colorado Lottery Claim center
  • Or the winners can also mail the winning ticket and prize claim form, available on the official website, at any lottery retailer and office of the lottery
  • Mailed claims takes one to two weeks for processing the claims and sending the checks
  • Incomplete mail forms may result in the delay of processing
  • The lottery authorities are not responsible for mail, tickets or claim forms that are late, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete or illegible

Colorado Lottery Mailing Address

Colorado Lottery,
PO BOX 7, Pueblo,
CO 81002.

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