Validating a lottery ticket

You may check terminal-issued tickets with your mobile device.To do so, download the Lotteries mobile application, which can read the 2D bar code (QR code) positioned on all terminal-issued lottery tickets.If you have a winning ticket, the prize amount will be displayed on your screen.

One lucky Calgarian has already bought the winning grand prize ticket in the year’s sold out Foothills Hospital Home Lottery.Insert your ticket in the optical scanner with the verification code facing upward so that it can be read.To claim a prize, a person must present valid photo identification.The Lottery has recently entered into a pilot program with the Internal Revenue Service which allows the Lottery to check social security numbers with the IRS database.Florida law does not prohibit retailers from purchasing lottery tickets.