Public Notice



The CT Lottery has temporarily extended the claims period for all tickets originally due to expire between March 16 – June 14, 2020. Draw game tickets (Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto, etc.) are normally valid for 180 calendar days from the date of the drawing. Scratch tickets are normally valid for 180 calendar days from the announced “End of Game” date. To locate a ticket’s expiration date, click here.

In order to preserve the health and safety of the public and CT Lottery employees, the CT Lottery is restricting public access at its Rocky Hill headquarters (777 Brook St.) for in-person claims, and the following processes are in place:


How to claim winning tickets valued at:

  • Prizes up to $599
    May be claimed in-person at CT Lottery retailers, or by mail. For mail-in instructions, visit our How to Claim a Prize page.
  • Prizes up to $5,000*
    May be claimed in-person at High-Tier Claim centers, or by mail.
  • Prizes $5,000 - $49,999*
    MUST be claimed by mail.
  • Prizes $50,000 and above
    MUST be made in-person at the CT Lottery headquarters in Rocky Hill, by appointment ONLY. To make an appointment, claimants should call (860) 713-2684.

*Please note: Prizes of $5,000 and up may require tax forms to be completed by winner and returned to Lottery PRIOR to issuing a check. This may result in additional processing time for mail-in claims.

Please call High-Tier Claim Center locations directly for current hours.

Sully's Mobil382 Vauxhall Street, New London
Mon-Fri: 7 AM - 8 PM
Sat: 7 AM - 7 PM, Sun: 8:30 AM - 4 PM*
* No claims are currently being processed on Sat. & Sun.
(860) 443-5938
Crossroads Card & Gift

280 Connecticut Avenue, Norwalk
Mon-Sat: 7 AM - 9 PM, Sun: 7 AM - 5 PM

(203) 852-9671
C&A Market1088 Boston Post Road, West Haven
Mon-Sat: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sun: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
(203) 932-4296
DADA Grocery LLC

757 Meriden Road, Waterbury
Mon-Sat: 9 AM - 6 PM
Sun: Closed

(203) 573-0029

Mailing Winning Lottery Tickets

Winning tickets up to $49,999 may be claimed by mail. You are responsible for the mailing method chosen. We recommend that you utilize a mailing method that provides you with proof of mailing and keep copies of your submissions. Please complete the requested information on the back of the original ticket and sign it. Mail the ticket along with two (2) valid forms of signed identification to (visit How to Claim a Prize page for more information on acceptable forms of ID)

CT Lottery Claims Dept.
777 Brook Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Any other questions or concerns about claims may be directed to or (860) 713-2700.

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