Georgia Lottery Coronavirus Updates

 

Updated May 31, 2020:

In response to COVID-19, we remain focused on our mission to maximize revenues for HOPE and Pre-K and thank you for your continued patience, support and understanding.


How to Claim

Due to recent events around the downtown Atlanta area this weekend, in an abundance of caution, all prize claim appointments scheduled for Monday, June 1, 2020 at the Georgia Lottery Headquarters Office in Atlanta are cancelled and will need to be rescheduled for a later date. Please revisit the ONLINE SCHEDULER at galottery.com to reschedule your prize claim appointment.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Beginning Monday, May 18, 2020, Georgia Lottery claim centers at Headquarters, District Offices and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will be accepting prize claims, for prizes of $601 or more by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Appointments can be made using our ONLINE SCHEDULER. We are only processing claims for prizes of $601 or more at this time. Prizes under $601 can be claimed at any Georgia Lottery retail location. ALL PRIZES can be claimed by mail to: Georgia Lottery Corporation, P.O. Box 56966, Atlanta, GA 30343.

*The Georgia Lottery’s claim center at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will only be accepting prize claims up to $25,000.

*To claim prizes $500,000 or more, please contact the Georgia Lottery Corporation at  1-800-GA-LUCKY, as additional validation requirements may be required.

Strict public health guidelines will be followed and enforced for the safety of Georgia Lottery staff and customers.

Below are helpful details about the claim process:

  • To schedule an appointment, please use our ONLINE SCHEDULER. Appointments may ONLY be scheduled online.
  • We are accepting appointments for prizes of $601 or more at this time. Prizes under $601 can be claimed at any Georgia Lottery retail location, and all prizes can be claimed by mail to: Georgia Lottery Corporation, P.O. Box 56966, Atlanta, GA 30343.
  • In order to serve as many customers as possible each day, we are limiting the number of claims to five (5) per person, per appointment.
  • To ensure the safety of our employees and players, please adhere to the following health guidelines: maintain social distancing, wear a mask when entering the claim center location. Only the scheduled winner with an appointment will be allowed into the claim center. If you are experiencing any illness please do not visit a Georgia Lottery claim center.
  • To expedite your claim, be sure to print, complete and bring a claim form  to your appointment. Be prepared to provide a valid issued government photo ID and an official document listing your social security number, preferably a Driver’s License and Social Security Card.” For acceptable forms of identification please review our Identification Policy
  • You will be required to provide your appointment time and identification prior to entering the claim office. 

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Retailers

Dear Valued Retailers: Please join us in following public health guidelines. Please print this sign and display it on your terminals and in high-visibility areas.

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Games

Powerball- The Powerball Product Group today announced its decision to determine Powerball’s advertised jackpot based on game sales and interest rates. Following the April 8 drawing, guaranteed starting jackpot amounts and minimum jackpot increases will be eliminated, and future jackpot increases will be determined and announced by the Product Group prior to each drawing. 

View Powerball Press Release

 

Mega Millions - The advertised Mega Millions jackpot for Friday, April 3, is a guaranteed $121 million. If the jackpot is won that evening, it will reset to a guaranteed $20 million for the next drawing on April 7. If there is no jackpot winner on April 3, the jackpot will roll to an annuitized value of $127 million. Immediately following the drawing on April 3, the next new starting jackpot and the rate at which the jackpot increases will be established based on game sales and interest rates, with no fixed minimum amount. Subsequent jackpot amounts will be determined and announced prior to each drawing. 

View Mega Millions Press Release

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