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CT Lottery Lays Out New Social Distancing Prize Claim Rules

CT Lottery officials have released a new set of rules related to claiming prizes amid coronavirus concerns.

By Chris Dehnel , Patch Staff
Mar 18, 2020 4:08 p m ET | Updated Mar 19, 2020 3:32 a m ET

ACROSS CONNECTICUT — CT Lottery officials on Wednesday released a new set of rules related to claiming prizes amid coronavirus social distancing recommendations.

The CT Lottery is restricting public access at its Rocky Hill headquarters (777 Brook St.) for in-person claims. Several rules are now in place, “in order to preserve the health and safety of the public and CT Lottery employees.”

  • Prizes up to $599 may be claimed in-person at CT Lottery retailers, or by mail. For mail-in instructions, visit www.CTLottery.org/ClaimPrize
  • Prizes up to $5,000 may be claimed in-person at High-Tier Claim centers, or by mail
  • Prizes $5,000 – $49,999 MUST be claimed by mail.
  • Prizes $50,000 and above MUST be made in-person at the CT Lottery’s Rocky Hill headquarters, and by appointment ONLY. To make an appointment, claimants should call (860) 713-2679.

Lottery Retailers and High-Tier Claim Centers are privately owned businesses and may independently determine openings and closings, officials said.

CT Lottery Lays Out New Social Distancing Prize Claim Rules – Across Connecticut, CT – CT Lottery officials have released a new set of rules related to claiming prizes amid coronavirus concerns.