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 of the Rhode Island Lottery, 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 Rhode Island Lottery prizes before the deadline, i.e. 365 days from the date of the drawing, else your winnings will be fortified.
  • Prize claims for any amount can be mailed to the Rhode Island Lottery’s office.
  • 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 withholding of 24% at the time of claiming.

Prizes Up To $599

  • Prizes up to $599 should be claimed at any licensed Rhode Island Lottery retailer.
  • It is mandatory to sign the back of your ticket before redeeming.
  • You can also claim your lottery winnings by visiting the Rhode Island Lottery Headquarter.
  • You can also claim your lottery winnings by mailing the lottery.

Prizes $600 and Above

  • Prizes over $600 must be claimed in-person at the Rhode Island Lottery Headquarters, 1425 Pontiac Ave., Cranston, Rhode Island 02920, by taking a prior appointment.
  • Your winning ticket must be signed by you and should be submitted with a complete claim form and valid identification.
  • You need to fill in the claim form, available at the official lottery website, and sign the back of your ticket before mailing the claim.

Rhode Island Lottery Mailing Address

Rhode Island Lottery
1425 Pontiac Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920

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