6-24-1, et seq
Distribution of Revenue
Half of the lottery revenue goes to prizes minus operating expenses, the net remaining revenues (100%) go to the lottery education and tuition fund.
To benefit state residents by funding critical capital outlay needs of public schools and provide tuition assistance to resident undergraduates at New Mexico post-secondary schools
Prize Subject to Garnishment
On prizes over $600, those owing debt to or collected by human services department for child support enforcement
Time Limit to Claim Prize/Disposition
All drawing and scratcher prizes must be claimed within 90 days of the drawing or announced end of game. If you don’t claim a prize, it’s paid into the prize fund for future games.
Prohibited Related Activities
Sale at greater price; sale to minors; unauthorized sale; no sales on credit; forged/altered tickets; influencing winning of prize through fraud or deception