How long is a lottery ticket good for to collect on if it is a winning ticket?
- Jeffrey KLv 610 months ago
Usually only one year from the date of the drawing.
- The_Doc_ManLv 710 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.
- TheBellJarLv 710 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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- SlickterpLv 710 months ago
Depends on the state, usually a year, or until the game ends (in the case of scratch offs).
- deniseLv 710 months ago
It should be indicated on the back of the ticket.
- pucman1961Lv 710 months ago
It’s normally a year. There are exceptions though.
Read the back of the ticket or check their website
- 10 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
- Anonymous10 months ago
it depends on the state and the game.