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

Congratulations On Winning!

  • Claim your prize before the deadline, i.e. within 180 days of the drawing for draw games and 180 days from the game end date for scratch games
  • For EZ PLAY games, the tickets must be cashed within 180 days of purchase
  • It is your responsibility that the information on the ticket is totally correct
  • If you’re mailing the winning ticket, complete a claim form and attach a copy of your government-issued ID card and send it all together. Don’t forget to make a copy of the winning ticket (front and back) before mailing it.
  • Sign the ticket before claiming because an unsigned ticket can be claimed by anyone in possession of the ticket
  • Ensure that you possess the photocopy of the claim form AND your winning ticket (Both sides)
  • Ensure that you include the original ticket (not the photocopy) with the completed claim form

Prizes Up To $599

  • The retailers are entitled to redeem the winning tickets up to $599
  • Make sure you have identification proofs for Photo ID verifying name, signature, age, and Social Security card

Prizes From $600 To $5000

  • Contact a lottery retailer at your location. You will receive a Pay To Bearer Ticket from him
  • After this, you have the option to either claim it from the agent retailer or fill the winner claim form, available on the official website and the retailer
  • Or your retailer can also provide you with a list of cashing locations in your area where you may receive payment by presenting proper identification

Prizes Over $5000

  • If you win more than $5,000, contact the nearest lottery regional office and make arrangements to file a claim in person
  • Make sure you have identification proofs for Photo ID verifying name, signature, age, and Social Security card

Ohio Lottery Mailing Address

The Ohio Lottery – Room 452
615 West Superior Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44113-1879



1100 Resource Drive
Brooklyn Heights, OH 44131


315 Arco Drive
Toledo, OH 43607


7462 Webster Street
Dayton, OH 45414

For more information, visit the official website.

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