CLAIMING A WASHINGTON'S
LOTTERY PRIZE!

HOW DO I FIND OUT IF I WON?

WHAT DO I DO IF I HAVE A WINNING TICKET? HOW DO I CLAIM MY PRIZE?

CAN I CLAIM MY PRIZE BY MAIL?

DO I NEED MY TICKET IN ORDER TO PICK UP MY PRIZE?

WHY SHOULD I SIGN MY TICKET?

WHAT HAPPENS IF MY TICKET GETS LOST OR STOLEN?

WHAT HAPPENS IF I'M NOT THE ONLY WINNER?

I AM NOT A U.S. CITIZEN. CAN I WIN THE JACKPOT?

HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO CLAIM MY WINNINGS?

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CLAIMING CASH OR ANNUITY OPTIONS?

DO JACKPOT WINNERS GET INTEREST ON THE 25-YEAR ANNUITY?

HOW LONG DO JACKPOT WINNERS HAVE TO MAKE THEIR CHOICE AFTER THEY CLAIM THEIR PRIZE?

WHAT HAPPENS IF A JACKPOT WINNER DIES BEFORE RECEIVING ALL OF THEIR PAYMENTS?

DO I HAVE TO CLAIM TAXES ON MY PRIZE?

CAN I HAVE MORE TAXES WITHHELD IF I CHOOSE?

ARE ANY OTHER MONIES TAKEN OUT OF MY PRIZE?

CAN I REMAIN ANONYMOUS IF I CLAIM BY ESTABLISHING A TRUST?

I WON AS PART OF A 'GROUP PLAY' DO WE ALL CLAIM THE PRIZE?

I WON! CAN I GIVE THE TICKET TO A FAMILY MEMBER?

RECEIVED AN EMAIL/LETTER/PHONE CALL FROM SOMEONE TELLING ME I WON. IS IT LEGITIMATE?

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?