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Mailing in a Claim Form?

If you picked up a prize claim form at a Lottery Retailer, it may show our old address. If you are mailing in a claim form, this is our new address:

California Lottery
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

POWERBALL Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
draw entry closes at 7:00 p.m.

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MEGA Millions Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Tuesday and Friday after
draw entry closes at 7:45 p.m.

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SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
draw entry closes at 7:45 p.m.

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Claiming Prizes

Now that you’ve won a prize, here’s how to claim it!

Congratulations on winning the Lottery! Get the claim process started, just find your game below and click the “+” next to the type of prize you won.

It can take up to 6 to 8 weeks to process a claim
once received by the Lottery.


Visit one of the Lottery’s Local District Offices to drop off your claim form.

If you prefer to send us your claim by mail, please mail the completed claim form to the below address:


If you picked up a claim form from a Lottery Retailer, it may show our old address. When mailing in a claim form, make sure you are sending it to the new address:

California Lottery
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

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POWERBALL

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$599 and Under

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1:
Just take your winning ticket to a Lottery retailer and the clerk will hand you cash on the spot. It’s that easy.

Option 2:
If you can’t get to a retailer, download this claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket.

Your POWERBALL ticket must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the winning draw date.

State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void.

All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.

$600 and Over

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1: Download this claim form and take it and your winning ticket to any Lottery District Office. Find closest Lottery District Office »

Option 2: If you can’t get to a Lottery District Office, download the claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket. Your POWERBALL Jackpot (Top Prize) ticket must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within one year of the winning draw date. All other POWERBALL tickets must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the winning draw date. Prizes are not exempt from Federal tax. By law, the Lottery must notify the Internal Revenue Service of total prize winnings of $600 or more. State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void. All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.


MEGA Millions

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$599 and Under

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1:
Just take your winning ticket to a Lottery retailer and the clerk will hand you cash on the spot. It’s that easy.

Option 2:
If you can’t get to a retailer, download this claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket.

Your MEGA Millions ticket must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the winning draw date.

State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void.

All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.

$600 and Over

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1: Download this claim form and take it and your winning ticket to any Lottery District Office. Find closest Lottery District Office »

Option 2: If you can’t get to a Lottery District Office, download the claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery 
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket. Your MEGA Millions Jackpot (Top Prize) ticket must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within one year of the winning draw date. All other MEGA Millions tickets must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the winning draw date. Prizes are not exempt from Federal tax. By law, the Lottery must notify the Internal Revenue Service of total prize winnings of $600 or more. State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void. All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.


SuperLotto Plus

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$599 and Under

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1:
Just take your winning ticket to a Lottery retailer and the clerk will hand you cash on the spot. It’s that easy.

Option 2:
If you can’t get to a retailer, download this claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket.

Your SuperLotto Plus ticket must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the winning draw date.

State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void.

All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.

$600 and Over

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1: Download this claim form and take it and your winning ticket to any Lottery District Office. Find closest Lottery District Office »

Option 2: If you can’t get to a Lottery District Office, download the claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery 
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket. Your SuperLotto Plus ticket must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the winning draw date. Prizes are not exempt from Federal tax. By law, the Lottery must notify the Internal Revenue Service of total prize winnings of $600 or more. State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void. All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.


Fantasy 5

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$599 and Under

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1:
Just take your winning ticket to a Lottery retailer and the clerk will hand you cash on the spot. It’s that easy.

Option 2:
If you can’t get to a retailer, download this claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket.

Your Fantasy 5 ticket must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the winning draw date.

State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void.

All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.

$600 and Over

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1: Download this claim form and take it and your winning ticket to any Lottery District Office. Find closest Lottery District Office »

Option 2: If you can’t get to a Lottery District Office, download the claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery 
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket. Your Fantasy 5 ticket must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the winning draw date. Prizes are not exempt from Federal tax. By law, the Lottery must notify the Internal Revenue Service of total prize winnings of $600 or more. State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void. All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.

Free Play Ticket

Claiming your free play ticket is simple:

Just take your winning ticket to a Lottery retailer to get your free play. It’s that easy.

Your Fantasy 5 free play ticket must be claimed within 180 days of the winning draw date.

State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void.

All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.


Daily 4

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$599 and Under

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1:
Just take your winning ticket to a Lottery retailer and the clerk will hand you cash on the spot. It’s that easy.

Option 2:
If you can’t get to a retailer, download this claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket.

Your Daily 4 ticket must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the winning draw date.

State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void.

All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.

$600 and Over

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1: Download this claim form and take it and your winning ticket to any Lottery District Office. Find closest Lottery District Office »

Option 2: If you can’t get to a Lottery District Office, download the claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery 
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket. Your Daily 4 ticket must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the winning draw date. Prizes are not exempt from Federal tax. By law, the Lottery must notify the Internal Revenue Service of total prize winnings of $600 or more. State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void. All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.


Daily 3

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$599 and Under

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1:
Just take your winning ticket to a Lottery retailer and the clerk will hand you cash on the spot. It’s that easy.

Option 2:
If you can’t get to a retailer, download this claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket.

Your Daily 3 ticket must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the winning draw date.

State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void.

All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.

$600 and Over

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1: Download this claim form and take it and your winning ticket to any Lottery District Office. Find closest Lottery District Office »

Option 2: If you can’t get to a Lottery District Office, download the claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery 
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket. Your Daily 3 ticket must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the winning draw date. Prizes are not exempt from Federal tax. By law, the Lottery must notify the Internal Revenue Service of total prize winnings of $600 or more. State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void. All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.


Daily Derby

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$599 and Under

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1:
Just take your winning ticket to a Lottery retailer and the clerk will hand you cash on the spot. It’s that easy.

Option 2:
If you can’t get to a retailer, download this claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket.

Your Daily Derby ticket must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the winning draw date.

State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void.

All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.

$600 and Over

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1: Download this claim form and take it and your winning ticket to any Lottery District Office. Find closest Lottery District Office »

Option 2: If you can’t get to a Lottery District Office, download the claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery 
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket. Your Daily Derby ticket must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the winning draw date. Prizes are not exempt from Federal tax. By law, the Lottery must notify the Internal Revenue Service of total prize winnings of $600 or more. State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void. All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.


Hot Spot

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$599 and Under

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1:
Just take your winning ticket to any participating Lottery retailer and the clerk will hand you cash on the spot. It’s that easy.

Option 2:
If you can’t get to a retailer, download this claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket.

Hot Spot tickets must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the announced end of game date.

Consecutive draw Hot Spot tickets may be claimed before the last draw printed on the ticket. A Hot Spot exchange ticket will be issued with the original play selections and remaining draws printed on it.

State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void.

All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.

$600 and Over

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1: Download this claim form and take it and your winning ticket to any Lottery District Office. Find closest Lottery District Office »

Option 2: If you can’t get to a Lottery District Office, download the claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery 
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket. Hot Spot tickets must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the announced end of game date. Consecutive draw Hot Spot tickets may be claimed before the last draw printed on the ticket. A Hot Spot exchange ticket will be issued with the original play selections and remaining draws printed on it. Prizes are not exempt from Federal tax. By law, the Lottery must notify the Internal Revenue Service of total prize winnings of $600 or more. State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void. All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.


Scratchers Games

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$599 and Under

You've got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1:
Just take your winning ticket to a Lottery retailer and the clerk will hand you cash on the spot. It's that easy.

Option 2:
If you can't get to a retailer, download this claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket.

Scratcher tickets must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the announced end of game date.

Find Scratcher game end dates »

State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void.

All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.

$600 and Over

You’ve got two ways to collect your prize:

Option 1: Download this claim form and take it and your winning ticket to any Lottery District Office. Find closest Lottery District Office »

Option 2: If you can’t get to a Lottery District Office, download the claim form and mail it along with your winning ticket to:

California Lottery 
730 North 10th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attn: Prize Payments

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your winning ticket and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket. Scratcher tickets must be postmarked or received by Lottery offices within 180 days of the announced end of game date.

Find Scratchers game end dates »

Prizes are not exempt from Federal tax. By law, the Lottery must notify the Internal Revenue Service of total prize winnings of $600 or more. State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void. All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.


2nd Chance and Other Promotional Prizes

If you’ve won a 2nd Chance prize, movie tickets, sports packs or some other promotional prize, claiming is easy.

Download the claim form below and mail it to:

California Lottery
P.O. Box 1317
Sacramento, CA 95812-1317
Attn: Prize Payments

Your prize will be mailed to your address.

We’re not responsible for mail, tickets, or claim forms that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or illegible. So, protect your prize by keeping a copy of your non-winning ticket (if applicable) and claim form. And always sign the back of your ticket.

The claiming period for prizes may vary by promotion. Refer to the specific Promotion Rules for details.

State law prohibits the sale of a Lottery ticket or the payment of a prize to a person under 18 years of age. Tickets failing validation are void.

All California Lottery game tickets, transactions, claims and prize payments are subject to California State law and the California State Lottery rules and regulations. By participating, players agree to comply with all laws and Lottery rules and regulations.

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