Posted May 18, 2019 07:33:49Kentucky’s lottery winners will be able to claim cash prizes as part of a winnability contest Thursday, as the state celebrates its 100th anniversary.
The state lottery office has launched a website with details of the state lottery’s contest, including the odds for winners, the chance of winning cash prizes and whether or not they have to submit a birth certificate.
Kentucky lottery winner’s family, along with members of the public, are invited to visit the Kentucky Lotteries Headquarters in Louisville and participate in the lottery contest.
Kentuckians can claim a prize by visiting a Kentucky lottery office and filling out an online application.
A lottery representative will contact lottery winners to make them aware of the opportunity to win a cash prize of $1,000, up to $2,500 or a combination of the two, the lottery office said.
The lottery office is also encouraging lottery winners who do not have a birth record to submit an updated birth certificate with their birth date and date of death, the website said.
Kentucks lottery winners have been awarded nearly $1 billion in prizes since its inception in 1873.
The Kentucky Lotters is the state’s largest lottery, with a prize pool of more than $10 billion.