Are FL lottery offices open?
Florida Lottery Headquarters is located in Tallahassee. Players can claim winning tickets at any one of our nine district offices around the state, open Monday through Friday for walk-in or drop-off claims.
Where can I cash a $1000 scratch ticket in Florida?
Prizes of $1 million and above and all prizes with an annual payment option can be claimed in-person via walk-in or appointment at Lottery Headquarters. Prizes of $600 – $999,999 for games that do not offer an annual payment option can be claimed in-person via walk-in or appointment at any Lottery district office.
How do I contact the Florida Lottery?
Many of your questions may be answered there. However, if you don’t find the answer you are seeking, please feel free to contact us by completing the form below, or by calling the Customer Service hotline at (850) 487-7787, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday – Friday.
How do I make an appointment for the Florida Lottery?
Players can schedule claim appointments through the Florida Lottery’s website at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim. Appointment availability is also expanding; claim appointments will now be offered Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., EST (Pensacola’s hours will be 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., CST).
How much tax do you pay on a $1 000 lottery ticket in Florida?
The Internal Revenue Service requires that the Florida Lottery withhold 24 percent federal withholding tax from prizes greater than $5,000 if the winner is a citizen or resident alien of the U.S. with a Social Security number.
How do I claim a scratch off ticket in Florida?
To claim a prize via drop-off, simply place the winning ticket(s) along with a Winner Claim Form and the documentation listed under the “Required Documentation” section in an envelope and drop it off at Florida Lottery Headquarters or any district office.
Can you cash in scratch off tickets at Walmart?
Yes, Walmart’s in-store customer service will cash or redeem any lottery ticket you have. This includes regular lottery tickets, scratch-offs, Mega Millions, and Powerball tickets.
Can I cash a lottery check at Walmart?
We make it simple for you to cash your check while you’re at Walmart. All you need to do is present your endorsed check to the cashier at our Money Service Center or Customer Service Desk, along with valid identification, and pay the required fee.
How do I file a complaint with the Florida Lottery?
The telephone number is 1-800-GET-LEAN (438-5326); and. The State Employee Whistle-blower Hotline (operated by the Office of the Chief Inspector General of the Governor’s Office). The number is (850) 922-1060 or Toll-Free: 1-800-543-5353.