What happens if you win the lottery but lose your ticket?

What happens if you win the lottery but lose your ticket?

Officials said if a winner loses a ticket, they must provide substantial evidence they owned it, such as a photo or photocopy of the front and back of the ticket. If the prize doesn’t get claimed, the one-time payout of $19.7 million will go to California’s public schools, a California Lottery news release stated.

What happens if nobody claims the Powerball?

If a lottery ticket isn’t claimed, what happens to the money? Powerball winners who match five numbers have only 180 days from the date of the draw to claim their prize. If nobody claims their prize, the prize money will go to California’s public schools in line with the Lottery’s mission.

Do you win anything with no numbers on Powerball?

3 Correct White Balls, but no Powerball: $14–$70* 2 Correct White Balls and the Powerball: $14–$70* 1 Correct White Ball and the Powerball: $8–$40* No White Balls, Just the Powerball: $8–$40*

Did anyone win NJ Powerball?

Two New Jersey Lottery Players Won $50,000 as Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $198,000,000 – Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes. TRENTON (June 6, 2022) – Two New Jersey Lottery tickets matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Saturday, June 4, drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize.

What’s the biggest unclaimed lottery?

There’s a $10 million unclaimed lottery ticket — the largest unclaimed prize in state history. Did you misplace a lottery ticket? Unfortunately, it’s an unclaimed ticket for the history books.

Has anyone won NJ cash for life?

Someone who bought a ticket in Berkeley Heights won $1,000 a day for life on Feb. 23. The odds of a $2 ticket winning the top prize are 21,846,048 to 1.

Where was the Powerball winner located?

Someone in Arizona won the $473.1 million Powerball Wednesday night, according to the Powerball website. Only one ticket sold in the Grand Canyon State matched all six numbers to claim the grand prize.