The rules governing claiming a multi state ticket are determined by the state the ticket was purchased in. Select a state to know the corresponding claiming rules

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  • As per the rules issued by the Delaware State Lottery all winning tickets are bearer instruments.
  • Tickets that are found mutilated, altered or incomplete are declared void. The lottery is not at all responsible for stolen, lost, or torn tickets.
  • Winning tickets resulting from any system or terminal malfunction are not liable to be paid by the Delaware State Lottery.
  • For claiming any lottery prizes, you need to submit your original winning ticket.
  • Drawing game prizes within 365 days from the date of the drawing. And the Instant game prizes must be claimed within 365 days of the announced End of Sales.
  • All Delaware winning lottery tickets are subject to Delaware Income Tax.
  • Prizes more than $5,000 are subject to Federal withholding at the time of claiming.
  • At the time of claim, ensure you possess a signed government-issued ID card (including driver's license, U.S. passport, passport issued by a foreign government) and social security card.
  • If you mail your winning ticket, allow up to 15 working days for the Delaware State Lottery Office to process.
  • It is mandatory to double-check your numbers and sign the back of your ticket for authentication.

Prizes Up To $599

  • Prizes up to $599 or less should be claimed at any Delaware Lottery Retailer.
  • You can also mail your winning tickets by filling out the claim form and send it to the Delaware State Lottery Office. Claim forms are available at the official site of the lottery.
  • Ensure to sign at the back of your ticket for proper authentication.
  • Fill your claim form very carefully and attach your original winning ticket and not a copy along with your government-issued photo ID proofs.
  • Remember to take a copy of your winning ticket and of the completed claim form for your personal reference or record.

Prizes $600 to $5,000

  • Prizes ranging from $600 to $5,000 can be claimed at redemption centers, mentioned below.
  • Ensure to take a government-issued photo ID proof and social security card at the time of claiming.

Prizes $5,001 and Above

  • To claim a prize of $5,001 or more, you must visit the Delaware Lottery Office on any business day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Accompany yourself with a government-issued photo ID proof and social security card at the time of claiming.

Delaware Lottery Mailing Address

1575 McKee Road, Suite 102
Dover, DE 19904

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