Texas Lottery launches nation's first in-lane receipt ticket

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 "Texas continues to break ground with ‘in-lane’ lottery solutions that provide our players direct access to the games they love in the most convenient ways possible," said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery. "These tickets look different than any other that the Texas Lottery has ever produced, as they are the first lottery tickets ever printed on cash register receipt paper rather than on lottery rollstock by a dedicated lottery terminal. Players will notice a lottery barcode at the bottom of the ticket, which may be scanned using the Texas Lottery App to check the winning status."  "IGT has provided growth-driving products to the Texas Lottery since the Lottery’s inception more than 28 years ago," said Jay Gendron, IGT Chief Operating Officer, Lottery. "We are pleased to partner with the Lottery and the world-class retailer H-E-B to deliver the latest innovation, Receipt Ticket, in Texas. This solution simplifies the sale of lottery products for the retailer and makes lottery products more convenient and accessible for players. We expect the execution of the in-lane solution for the Texas Lottery and H-E-B to set a standard upon which other retailers and lotteries will seek to adopt."

(AUSTIN) – Texas Lottery® players have the first-in-the-nation opportunity to get Powerball® and Mega Millions® tickets printed on cash register receipt paper, referred to as Receipt Ticket, while visiting the Business Centers of participating Texas H-E-B stores. Customers may find their nearest H-E-B location here.

The new Receipt Tickets can be purchased at any H-E-B Business Center cash register. Quick Pick numbers are printed on the receipt, along with a lottery barcode, and are valid for the next available Powerball or Mega Millions drawing. The Power Play® and Megaplier® add-on features are unavailable for purchase on Receipt Tickets at this time.

"Texas continues to break ground with ‘in-lane’ lottery solutions that provide our players direct access to the games they love in the most convenient ways possible," said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery. "These tickets look different than any other that the Texas Lottery has ever produced, as they are the first lottery tickets ever printed on cash register receipt paper rather than on lottery rollstock by a dedicated lottery terminal. Players will notice a lottery barcode at the bottom of the ticket, which may be scanned using the Texas Lottery App to check the winning status."

This announcement is the result of more than a year of work with Texas’ lottery operator IGT and long-time lottery ticket retailer H-E-B, culminating with the integration of national lottery products into H-E-B’s point-of-sale system.

"IGT has provided growth-driving products to the Texas Lottery since the Lottery’s inception more than 28 years ago," said Jay Gendron, IGT Chief Operating Officer, Lottery. "We are pleased to partner with the Lottery and the world-class retailer H-E-B to deliver the latest innovation, Receipt Ticket, in Texas. This solution simplifies the sale of lottery products for the retailer and makes lottery products more convenient and accessible for players. We expect the execution of the in-lane solution for the Texas Lottery and H-E-B to set a standard upon which other retailers and lotteries will seek to adopt."

Receipt Ticket is currently live in all H-E-B locations with Business Centers, with an expansion to other registers planned in the near future.

Winning Receipt Ticket prizes of $599 or less purchased at H-E-B may also be validated at any H-E-B Business Center or Texas Lottery retail location with a dedicated lottery terminal. To check to see if a ticket won, a player may scan the barcode using the Texas Lottery App or self-service Check-a-Ticket machines deployed at most Texas Lottery retail locations, visit the Texas Lottery’s website at txlottery.org or call 800-375-6886.

Winning Receipt Ticket prizes of $600 or greater must be claimed at a Texas Lottery Claim Center. At this time, players who wish to claim a lottery prize at a Claim Center must request an appointment online at www.txlottery.org/appointment or by calling 800-375-6886. Prize claimants will be required to provide their full name, phone number and preferred Claim Center location at which to complete their prize claim process. Walk-in claims will not be accepted and unscheduled claimants will not be admitted into any Texas Lottery facility. The claim centers are operating under this method for an undetermined period of time and until further notice.

About the Texas Lottery

Beginning with the first ticket sold in 1992, the Texas Lottery has generated $31 billion in revenue for the state and distributed $64 billion in prizes to lottery players. Since 1997, the Texas Lottery has contributed $25.4 billion to the Foundation School Fund, which supports public education in Texas. As authorized by the Texas Legislature, certain Texas Lottery revenues benefit state programs including the Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. Since the first veterans’ themed scratch ticket game was launched in 2009, the Texas Lottery has contributed more than $139 million for programs supporting Texas veterans.

The Texas Lottery provides several entertaining games for lottery players including Powerball®, Mega Millions®, Lotto Texas®, All or Nothing™, Texas Two Step®, Pick 3™, Daily 4™, Cash Five® and scratch ticket games. For more information visit us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube or at www.txlottery.org. PLAY RESPONSIBLY.

 

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