MA Lottery Offices Reopen For Large Prize Claims
If you hit the jackpot in the Massachusetts Lottery, it’s now easier again to claim your prize with lottery offices reopening.
By Jimmy Bentley , Patch Staff
Jun 24, 2020 1:49 p m ET
BRAINTREE, MA — If you hit the jackpot in the Massachusetts Lottery recently, claiming your prize has been difficult as offices were closed amid the coronavirus pandemic. But it’s finally a lot easier to get your prize money again.
On Wednesday, the lottery offices in Braintree, Dorchester, New Bedford and Worcester reopened their claim centers for prizes of $5,000 to $99,000. The offices are open from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Springfield and Woburn claim centers are processing claims of $5,000 and above by appointment only.
If you have a prize of $100,000 or more, please call 781-849-5555 and ask to speak with a grand prize coordinator to make an appointment to claim your prize.
For the last few months, winners could only claim their prize of $10,000 or more by scheduling an appointment. But now, you can come get your money with some safety restrictions.
The restrictions are based on the first letter of your last name. Here’s the schedule for claiming lottery prizes:MA Lottery Offices Reopen For Large Prize Claims – Braintree, MA – If you hit the jackpot in the Massachusetts Lottery, it's now easier again to claim your prize with lottery offices reopening.
Western Mass lottery claim office to move to West Springfield
The Massachusetts State Lottery’s prize claim center is moving from Springfield to West Springfield next week.
Local residents can claim all prizes up to and including $100,000 at the Western Massachusetts office. Larger prizes must be claimed at the Lottery’s headquarters in Dorchester, officials said.
The new office will open at 383 Memorial Ave. in the Century Plaza on Nov. 9. The lottery will continue to operate in its current location at 20 Fort St., Springfield, through Friday, officials said.
The business hours for all lottery claim centers are 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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