Four weeks after the draw, a cheque is issued for all unclaimed lottery prizes from in-store entries that were registered to a player card.
The standard fee for a cheque is $3.30 (including GST). In Golden Casket, SA Lotteries and NSW Lotteries prizes worth less than $6 will be placed on hold for 12 months until a subsequent prize of the same value is won.
There is an option to have prizes won on tickets purchased in-store to be paid directly into your online The Lott account or your bank account immediately after the draw.
More information on linking your player card to an online account is available here. Once linked, you can manage your account preferences, including prize payments.