61 Pa. Code § 874.11 - Procedures for claiming and payment of prizes
Current through Register Vol. 52, No. 16, April 16, 2022
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§ 874.11.Procedures for claiming and payment of prizes.
(a) A prize shall be claimed only through a licensed on-line retailer as soon as that drawing is placed in pay status by the Lottery.
(b) An on-line retailer is authorized and required to make payment of a prize of $2,500 or less, if the ticket is presented within a designated time period as announced by the Secretary, on an individual winning ticket, if the retailer has sufficient funds available for payment.
(c) The holder of an apparent winning ticket representing a prize of $2,500 or less will be paid by participating on-line retailers as provided in subsection (b), if the ticket validation requirements in § 874.10 (relating to ticket validation and requirements) have been met, a proper validation pay ticket has been issued by the retailer’s computer terminal and other retailer procedures have been met.
(d) The holder of an apparent winning ticket representing a prize in excess of $2,500, with the exception of the first prize, shall present the winning ticket to an on-line retailer or authorized claim center under Chapter 811 (relating to prizes).
(e) The holder of an apparent winning ticket representing a first tier prize shall present, in person, the apparent winning ticket to Lottery Headquarters or a Lottery area office under Chapter 811.
(f) The payment of a prize to a person who dies before receiving a particular prize or to a person under 18 years of age will be paid under § § 811.16 and 811.27 (relating to prizes payable after death of prize winner; and payment of prizes to persons under 18 years of age).
(g) The Commonwealth will be discharged of liability after payment of prizes as provided in § 811.26 (relating to discharge of State liability upon payment).
This section cited in 61 Pa. Code § 874.10 (relating to ticket validation and requirements).