61 Pa. Code § 875.11 - Procedures for claiming and payment of prizes

Current through Register Vol. 51, No. 40, October 2, 2021

(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 terminal-based lottery game ticket is presented within a designated time period as announced by the Secretary, on an individual winning terminal-based lottery game ticket, if the retailer has sufficient funds available for payment.
(c) The holder of an apparent winning terminal-based lottery game ticket representing a prize of $2,500 or less will be paid by participating on-line retailers as provided in subsection (b), if the terminal-based lottery game ticket validation requirements in § 875.10 (relating to terminal-based lottery game 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 terminal-based lottery game ticket representing a prize in excess of $2,500, with the exception of a top prize, shall present the terminal-based lottery game ticket to an on-line retailer or authorized claim center under Chapter 811 (relating to prizes).
(e) The holder of an apparent winning terminal-based lottery game ticket representing a top prize shall present, in person, the ticket to Lottery Headquarters or a Lottery area office.
(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).

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61 Pa. Code § 875.11

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