Ownership of Lottery Tickets and Shares
(1)Bearer Instrument: Except for a Lottery ticket or share claimed jointly in accordance with the provisions of OAR 177-046-0110 (Payment of Prizes)(5), until such time as a name of an individual or individuals is placed upon a physical Lottery ticket or share, the ticket or share is a bearer instrument and is owned by the bearer of the ticket or share. When a name or names is placed on the ticket or share, the ticket or share ceases to be a bearer instrument and the individual whose name appears on the ticket or share is the owner of the ticket or share. Only a natural person at or above the age of game eligibility may own a ticket or share and claim a prize.
(2)Multiple Names: Multiple individuals at or above the age of game eligibility may jointly own, possess, and claim a prize as owners of a winning ticket or share as provided in OAR 177-046-0110 (Payment of Prizes)(5). Multiple individuals hold the ticket or share as tenants in common. Multiple individuals may specify the percentage of ownership each person holds. Each person must hold $1.00 of the prize at a minimum.
(3)Notwithstanding sections (1) and (2) of this rule:
(a)Second Chance Drawing: Only one natural person can claim ownership of a non-winning ticket or share used to enter a second chance drawing. Non-winning tickets submitted and accepted as a valid entry in a Lottery second chance drawing cannot be jointly owned. Only the person who claims ownership may submit the non-winning ticket as an entry to a second chance drawing and only that person may claim the prize if the person’s entry is selected as a winning entry in a second chance drawing.
(b)In any Lottery game played digitally, only the registrant of the player account can claim ownership of a ticket, share, confirmed bet, or prize purchased through the player account.
Rule 177-046-0100 — Ownership of Lottery Tickets and Shares,