For Scratchers tickets, you have 180 days from the end of the game to claim your prize. Once a ticket has expired, it cannot be redeemed even if it is a winner.
Prizes subject to prior sales. Tampering with a Lottery ticket is a Class 3 felony punishable by law. All tickets, transactions and winners are subject to Lottery Rules and State Law. You must be 21 years or older to purchase tickets.