New Mexico

Code Section
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.

Additional Purpose
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


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