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MA Lottery Offices Reopen For Large Prize Claims

If you hit the jackpot in the Massachusetts Lottery, it’s now easier again to claim your prize with lottery offices reopening.

    Jimmy Bentley , Patch Staff

BRAINTREE, MA — If you hit the jackpot in the Massachusetts Lottery recently, claiming your prize has been difficult as offices were closed amid the coronavirus pandemic. But it’s finally a lot easier to get your prize money again.

On Wednesday, the lottery offices in Braintree, Dorchester, New Bedford and Worcester reopened their claim centers for prizes of $5,000 to $99,000. The offices are open from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Springfield and Woburn claim centers are processing claims of $5,000 and above by appointment only.

If you have a prize of $100,000 or more, please call 781-849-5555 and ask to speak with a grand prize coordinator to make an appointment to claim your prize.

For the last few months, winners could only claim their prize of $10,000 or more by scheduling an appointment. But now, you can come get your money with some safety restrictions.

The restrictions are based on the first letter of your last name. Here’s the schedule for claiming lottery prizes:

MA Lottery Offices Reopen For Large Prize Claims – Braintree, MA – If you hit the jackpot in the Massachusetts Lottery, it's now easier again to claim your prize with lottery offices reopening.

State Lottery headquarters moves from Braintree to Dorchester

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The Massachusetts State Lottery will move its headquarters from Braintree to Dorchester on Tuesday.

Anyone who wins a Lottery prize of $50,000 or more will now have to claim it at the Dorchester headquarters, at 150 Mount Vernon St. in Boston. The closest MBTA station is JFK/UMass.

The Lottery’s former headquarters, at 60 Columbian St. in Braintree, will remain open as a regional office. Prizes under $50,000 can be claimed there or at regional offices in New Bedford, Springfield, Woburn and Worcester.

The former prize claim center in the McCormack Building at One Ashburton Place in Boston is now closed permanently.

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