Jeanne asked in Games & RecreationGambling · 9 months ago

How long is a lottery ticket good for to collect on if it is a winning ticket?

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  • 8 months ago

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  • 8 months ago

    Usually only one year from the date of the drawing.

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  • 8 months ago

    For some of the national lotteries, if you have a claim but don't make it in time, they revoke the ticket and roll that money back into the next available drawing jackpot.  In the USA, some states (because they get tax revenue from payouts) only allow six months.  Others, one year.

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  • 8 months ago

    In New Zealand it's a year. Just imagine if you realised you won the lottery a year and a half late. Wtf?

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  • 8 months ago

    Depends on the state, usually a year, or until the game ends (in the case of scratch offs).

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  • denise
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    9 months ago

    It should be indicated on the back of the ticket.

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  • 9 months ago

    It’s normally a year. There are exceptions though.

    Read the back of the ticket or check their website

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  • 9 months ago

    Just cash it in as soon as you are able to but I don’t think there is a deadline expiration date but I wouldn’t wait past a couple of months

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    it depends on the state and the game.

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