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Same Day or Next Day Check Pick Up Available

6/19/2020 9:44:26 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (June 19, 2020) — The South Carolina Education Lottery is announcing an update to its claims drop-off process. Starting Tuesday, June 23 the Lottery is offering same day or next day check pick up.

Players dropping off winning tickets at the Claims Center on Assembly St. in Columbia can now provide their cell phone number and cellular service provider, and the Lottery will text the claimant when the check is available for pick up. Depending on the time of drop off and the number of claims received each day, checks will be ready for same day or next day pick up. Out-of-town claimants should arrive early to enhance the possibility of same day check turnaround.

Proper identification is required at pick up. Checks not picked up within two business days will be mailed.

The Claims Center began accepting drop-off claims last week after being closed to the public since March 17. The drop-off and check pick-up process beginning June 23, 2020, will remain in place indefinitely to ensure appropriate social distancing due to the size of the Claims Center lobby.

SC Lottery Claims Center
1309 Assembly St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Business Hours:
9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday - Friday
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