Please play responsibly. For help, call or text the National Council on Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-800-522-4700, visit ncpgambling.org, or contact Gamblers Anonymous at gamblersanonymous.org.

Claim Your Prize

Redeem By Mail

To redeem winnings by mail, print and fill out a claim form. Make a copy of a photo identification card (driver's license, U.S. passport, passport issued by a foreign government, U.S. Armed Forces I.D., U.S. Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services I.D.). Mail the signed ticket, claim form, and copy of the I.D. to the following address:

Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Claim Center
P.O. Box 3838
Little Rock, AR 72203

Get Your Claim Form

Redeem At Any Retailer

You can collect winnings at any Arkansas Scholarship Lottery retailer if the value of your winning ticket is $500 or less.

Locate A Retailer

Redeem at Lottery Claim Center

Prizes over $500 must be claimed at the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Claim Center or by mail.

The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Claim Center is located at the following address:

124 W. Capitol Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72201

Open Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed on state holidays.
No claims processed after 4:15 p.m.

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How to Protect Your Prize

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    Make a Plan

    Before you collect your prize, here are some things to consider: Sign and safeguard your ticket. Set a budget for your spending. Think about consulting with a financial planner.

    NOTE: If you've won $250K or more, call 501-683-2000 to make an appointment to learn about your options.

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    Beware of Scammers

    If you won a big prize and feel like you have been compromised or taken advantage of, you should report it to the Arkansas Lottery Security Hotline at 1-888-606-6292 and/or the Arkansas Attorney General's office at 1-800-482-8982.

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    Keep Your Money Safe

    The lottery will never ask you for money to process your winning ticket or to pay any fees upfront. Federal and state taxes are paid before prize money is released to the winner. Currently, those rates are 24% for federal tax and 5.9% for state tax.

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    Protect Your Privacy

    Never give out your personal information such as bank account number, Social Security number or date of birth unless it’s a reputable, verified organization. If you are unsure about the legitimacy of an organization, contact the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery at 501-683-2000 or the Arkansas Attorney General's office at 1-800-482-8982.

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    You Come To Us

    Only you can claim your prize. The only time the lottery would ever contact you directly is if you entered a Play It Again® drawing, Points for Prizes Drawing®, or a Second-Chance Promotion available through the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery player's loyalty program, The Club.

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Payment Options

  • You can choose from two different payment plan options: annual payments and the cash option. Once a payout option has been selected, you cannot go back and change. Arkansas-only games cannot do annual payments; only one-time payments.
  • Annual payments: Winners may choose to receive their prizes in annual payments. The number of annual payments varies by game. Jackpot prizes from Mega Millions® and Powerball® are paid in 30 annual installments. Lucky for Life® top and second prizes are paid for a minimum of 20 years.
  • Cash option: Winners may choose the cash option, which is a one-time, lump-sum payment. The cash option amount varies by game and prize value.

Taxes

  • Appropriate federal and state income taxes will be withheld regardless of which payment option you choose.
  • The IRS requires the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to withhold 24% tax on prizes more than $5,000.
  • The State of Arkansas requires the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to withhold 5.9% tax on prizes more than $5,000.
  • The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery is required to issue a W2-G form to prize winners of $600 or more, and those prizes are reported to the IRS.