Hoosier Lottery is governed by Indiana State and is a member of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL). Hoosier lottery referendum was approved by voters in November 1988. They started selling lottery tickets in the following year, in 1989. As per the data released by Hoosier Lottery, total lottery prizes won by players top $9.1 billion till February 2013. While it transferred over $4.2 billion to Indiana state to support the public programs and about $1 billion towards retailer commissions and bonuses. Hoosier lottery launched Cash 5 in November 2012, and it has been contributing since then.
In case your winnings are $599 or below, you can claim your winnings hassle-free by just visiting the nearest lottery retailer in exchange for your winning ticket. If your winnings are worth $600 or more, visit the official headquarters of Hoosier Lottery. You need to visit the official premises of the lottery to claim your winnings. It is advised that you take your time, assemble a professional team of tax attorneys, finance managers, accountants, etc before claiming your winnings. Confirm if your state allows you to claim you winnings anonymously.