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Prizes up to and including $600 may be claimed at any licensed New York Lottery retail location, as well as any of the 15 Regional Customer Service Centers statewide (Click here for a complete list). Prizes on all draw tickets expire after one year from the date of the drawing. Prizes of $601 or more must be claimed at one of the Lottery's 15 Regional Customer Service Centers statewide. Regional Customer Service Centers are authorized to pay all prizes up to and including $500,000. Prizes over $500,000, including jackpot prizes, must be claimed at a one of the Lottery's Customer Service Centers but will be sent to the Prize Payment Unit in Schenectady for payment. Winning tickets for all amounts may also be mailed to New York Lottery, PO Box 7533, Schenectady, NY, 12301-7533. Be sure to sign the back of your winning ticket. Click here to visit the "Claim Your Prize" section.