How to claim prizes
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Congratulations!

So you've won a Lottery prize* — terrific! Here's how to claim your prize:

  1. First — and most important — sign the back of your ticket. Signing the back of a Lottery ticket identifies you as the Owner of that ticket for all legal purposes related to prize payment. Once signed, ownership of a ticket cannot be changed or transferred.
  2. If your prize is $599 or less, take your ticket to any Delaware Lottery Retailer to claim your prize or mail your ticket to the Delaware Lottery Office. Be sure to print your name and address clearly on the back of your ticket. A check will be mailed to you.
  3. If your prize is $600 to $5,000, you can claim your prize during business hours at any of these redemption centers:
    Division of Revenue
    Carvel State Office Building
    9th & French Streets
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    302-577-3000 1-800-292-7826 (in DE only)

    Division of Revenue
    Thomas Collins Building
    Rt. 13 South
    Dover, DE 19901
    302-739-5251

    Division of Revenue
    418 N. DuPont Highway
    Georgetown, DE 19947
    302-856-5358
  4. If your prize is $5,001 or more, you can claim your prize at the Delaware Lottery Office any business day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please bring a photo I.D. and your Social Security card.

    The Delaware Lottery Office is located at:

    Delaware Lottery
    1575 McKee Road, Suite 102
    Dover, DE 19904

Access directions to any of these locations or go to mapquest.com for a downloadable map.

And remember, these rules apply to all prize claims:

  • All winning tickets are bearer instruments.
  • Drawing game prizes must be claimed within one year from the date of the drawing. Instant Games prizes must be claimed within one year of the announced End of Sales.
  • All winning Delaware Lottery tickets are subject to Delaware Income Tax.
  • Prizes with a value of more than $5,000 are subject to Federal withholding at time of claim.
  • Please bring a photo I.D. and your Social Security card with you.
  • If you mail your ticket to the Delaware Lottery Office, allow up to 15 working days for processing.
  • Claims arising from MEGA MILLIONS® lottery tickets sold by Delaware must be pursued consistent with Delaware and MUSL rules as the sole and exclusive remedy of claimant.

Note: All winning POWERBALLŽ, MEGA MILLIONS® and HOT LOTTOŽ tickets must be redeemed in the state/jurisdiction in which they are sold.

*All tickets, transactions and winners are subject to the rules and game procedures of the Delaware Lottery and state law.

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Vernon Kirk
Director,
Delaware Lottery

Delaware Lottery Office
McKee Business Park
1575 McKee Road, Suite 102
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: 302-739-5291
Fax: 302-739-6706

Play Responsibly — If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, call the Delaware Gambling Helpline — 1-888-850-8888.

It's the Law — You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase Delaware Lottery tickets.
You must be 21 years of age or older to play Video Lottery, Sports Lottery and Table Games.

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