The voters of West Virginia approved the Lottery Amendment to the State Constitution on November 6, 1984, by a total vote of 67% for the amendment. The Lottery Act was passed by West Virginia Legislature in April 1985. The Lottery Act was signed into law in May by Governor Arch A. Moore, Jr. Since its establishment, the Lottery has generated more than $3 billion in lottery prizes and over $9 billion in proceeds that have helped public education, senior services, and the state’s tourism industry.
Since its inception, the lottery has been producing innumerable winners for games, like Mega Millions, Powerball, Lotto America, Daily 4, Daily 3, KENO Cash 25, and many more.
To affirm your win, dive in The Lottery Lab and confirm your West Virginia Lottery numbers with us. Lottery prizes up to $600 or less should be claimed at any authorized West Virginia Lottery Retailer. Lottery winnings of $600 and above can be claimed in-person by visiting the Lottery Headquarters in Charleston or at the Lottery’s regional office in Weirton.
West Virginia Lottery prizes can be also claimed through the mail. All the claims sent through the mail should fill out a claim form available on the official website. You need to fill in the back of your winning ticket, complete the Winner Claim Form and mail it to the West Virginia P.O. Box address along with your signed original winning ticket, and copies of your valid government-issued photo ID and social security card. You can claim your lottery prizes within 180 days from the date of the drawing. 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.
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