Did you buy a lottery ticket in Vancouver, Washington? Your winnings may expire soon!

16 major prizes from Washington’s lottery totaling more than $ 2 million are currently unclaimed, one of which expires on November 6th

Olympia, Washington (October 26, 2021) – Washington’s lottery urges people to check their lottery tickets as $ 2,053,000 in unclaimed winnings currently expire in the coming months. One of the prizes, a $ 10,000 Match 4 ticket purchased in Vancouver, Washington, expires next week. All players hoping to claim their prize before it’s too late should check their tickets and collect their winnings before the deadline.

The winning Match 4 ticket, which expires on November 6, was purchased at the Safeway at 2615 NE 112th Avenue in Vancouver.

There are currently a total of 16 unclaimed prizes, each valued at a minimum of $ 10,000. One of those prizes is a Big Hit 5 Cashpot Prize worth $ 800,000 that is expiring next month. The full list of unclaimed prizes for Washington’s lottery can be found here.

Winners have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prize. If the player has won with a scratch card, they have 180 days from the last day of ticket sales to claim their prize. Laws that are not claimed are credited to a reserve account. Every June, the surplus from the reserve account is transferred to the Washington Opportunity Pathways Account (WOPA), which helps support education in Washington State. WOPA helps college students across the state achieve their dreams and supports early childhood education programs. Further information on the program can be found here.

The lottery offices in Olympia and Spokane are open to the public during regular Monday-Friday hours, and the Everett, Yakima and Federal Way locations are open Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Washington’s Lottery encourages winners with prizes up to $ 100,000 who cannot travel to any of these locations to send in their winning tickets to claim their prize. Winners with tickets for $ 100,000 or more will be directed to call lottery headquarters to schedule an appointment to make a safe personal claim during the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis.

About Washington’s Lottery: Since 1982, Washington’s lottery has raised more than $ 4.5 billion to support key government programs, including the Washington Opportunity Pathways Account, which provides scholarships to help college students across the state achieve their college dreams. and supports early childhood education programs. The state lottery offers consumers different types of games including Mega Millions, Powerball, Lotto, Hit 5, Match 4, PICK 3, Daily Keno and Scratch. For more information, visit www.walottery.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @walottery.

Keep it up. Know your limit. Washington’s Lottery is committed to responsible gaming and works with the Evergreen Council for Problem Gambling to provide resources for those in need. More information is available at www.walottery.com/responsibility.


Press contacts

Dan Miller (Curator on behalf of Washington’s Lottery) Email: [email protected]

Xiamara Garza (Curator on behalf of Washington’s Lottery) Email: [email protected]

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