Claiming your win is the most important step after winning the lottery.
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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 by Nebraska Lottery, your original winning ticket is the only valid receipt for prize claims.
Your lottery ticket is a bearer instrument, which means anyone who possesses the ticket is the winner.
It is mandatory to double-check your numbers and sign the back of your ticket for authentication.
You can claim your Nebraska Lottery prizes before the deadline, i.e. 180 days from the date of the drawing, else your winnings will be fortified.
Prize claims for any amount can be mailed to the Nebraska Lottery’s prize center.
If you are mailing your winning ticket, it is mandatory to complete the claim form and attach a copy of your signed government-issued ID card (including driver's license, U.S. passport, passport issued by a foreign government, social security number, etc.) and send it all.
Before mailing the winning ticket, ensure you possess a photocopy of all the documents, including claim form and the winning ticket for a valid proof.
The lottery authorities are not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible.
Prizes more than $5,000 are subject to Federal Tax 24% and State Tax 5% withholding at the time of claiming.
Prizes $500 or Less
Prizes $500 or less can be claimed at any authorized Nebraska Lottery Retailer.
You can also claim lottery winnings up to this amount by visiting the Nebraska Lottery Office.
Lottery winnings $500 or less can also be mailed by filling out the claim form available at the official site and send it to the Nebraska Lottery Office mailing address.
Prizes of $501 to $19,999
Prizes of $501 to $19,999 should be claimed at any Nebraska Lottery district office or Nebraska Lottery Headquarters.
Winnings can also be mailed to Nebraska Lottery for claiming.
Claims through the mail should fill out a claim form supplied by any Nebraska Lottery office or available on the official website.
You have to present two forms of identification as valid proof.
Fill the back of your winning ticket, complete the Winner Claim Form mail it to the below mentioned Nebraska Lottery P.O. Box address along with your signed original winning ticket, and copies of your valid government-issued photo ID and social security card.
Prizes of $20,000 or Over
Prizes of $20,000 or over must be claimed in person at the Nebraska Lottery Offices in Lincoln.
It normally takes around three business days to process the claim.
Nebraska Lottery Mailing Address
Nebraska Lottery Prize Claim,
P.O. Box 95145 Lincoln,
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