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  • As per the rules of the West Virginia 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 West Virginia 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 West Virginia 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.
  • The West Virginia state lottery allows prizes winners of $1 million and above to remain anonymous.

Prizes Up To $600

  • Lottery Prizes including $600 and less can be claimed in-person by visiting any authorized West Virginia Lottery Retailer.
  • It is mandatory to sign the back of your ticket before redeeming at any retailer.
  • You can also claim your winnings by mailing the lottery.

Prizes $600 and Above

  • Lottery Prizes above $600 can be claimed in-person by visiting the Lottery Headquarters in Charleston or at the Lottery’s regional office in Weirton
  • You can also claim your lottery winnings through the mail and send it to the lottery attached with a filled claim form and government-issued ID proof. Don’t forget to make a copy of the winning ticket (front and back) and the claim form before mailing it.

West Virginia Lottery Mailing Address

West Virginia Lottery/Claims,
PO BOX 2913,
Charleston, WV 25330

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