Lottery officials say on a short term basis, until the Claim Centers in Jonesboro, Camden and Springdale open, winning lottery tickets of more than $500 can be mailed to the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery at P.O. Box 3838, Little Rock, AR 72203.
Claims over $500 also can be redeemed at the Little Rock Claim Center in Union Plaza at 124 W. Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72201, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except on state holidays.
Temporarily, claimants with a winning ticket of an amount greater than $500 may receive mileage as follows:
* If you travel to Little Rock from within the state of Arkansas and beyond a 50-mile radius of Little Rock, you will be reimbursed for travel mileage at 42-cents per mile.
* You must have a valid winning ticket for more than $500 and travel to Little Rock from more than 50 miles distance to qualify for mileage. Mileage reimbursement will be based on the address listed on the claim form, and the claimant must provide an acceptable form of identification verifying the claimant's address.
Claims for less than $500 can be redeemed at any lottery retailer and will not be subject to the temporary mileage reimbursement previously described. For more information call (501) 683-2060.