Winner Notification and Claiming of Prizes
(1)Second Chance Prize Notification: If the entry is valid, the Lottery will notify the person who submitted the winning entry (“the winner”) in a second chance drawing by email. The Lottery may, but is not required to, also provide notification by telephone or certified mail. The effective date of notification is the date the initial email notification is sent by the Lottery as noted electronically within the Lottery’s information processing system.
(2)Time Limits for Claiming Prize: Unless otherwise specified for a specific second chance drawing, a winner (including any eligible alternate winner) of a second chance drawing has 60 calendar days from the date of the effective date of notification in which to claim the prize using the methods provided in OAR 177-046-0110 (Payment of Prizes).
(3)Forfeiture of Prize: If the Lottery determines that a winner and any alternate winners of a second chance drawing are ineligible or fail to claim the prize within the timeframe provided in section (2) of this rule, or if the entry and any alternate winning entries selected for that drawing are invalid, then the prize is an unclaimed prize and remains the property of the Lottery Commission to be allocated to the benefit of the public purpose.
(4)Winner Claim Forms: To claim a prize in a second chance drawing, the winner must submit a winner claim form to the Lottery as provided in OAR 177-046-0110 (Payment of Prizes). To be valid, the winner claim form must contain the required information, such as name, address, signature or identifying mark, social security number (if applicable), and a valid reference number. Only the person who submitted the entry may claim the prize (the winner). A second chance drawing prize may not be claimed by multiple owners. The Lottery will not accept an invalid winner claim form and will return the claim form to the claimant. The winner may resubmit a valid claim form as long as the time for claiming the prize has not expired.
(5)Verification of Identity: The Lottery may require the winner to present valid proof of identity to confirm that the winner is the registered member who submitted the second chance drawing entry. If the Lottery is unable to confirm the person claiming the prize is the registered member, the person is ineligible to receive a prize.
(6)Delivery of Prize: The winner of a second chance drawing prize may receive the winner’s prize in person at the Lottery Headquarters or at a Lottery Branch, by mail, or private express carrier. The Lottery will deliver a prize by private express carrier only to an address that is within the United States.
(7)Taxes and Fees: Unless otherwise stated by the Lottery in the terms and conditions for a particular second chance drawing, all taxes and fees are the responsibility of the winner claiming the prize.
Rule 177-052-0060 — Winner Notification and Claiming of Prizes,