Lottery purchases on credit cards may come with caveat

by Shelton on February 1st, 2016

filed under Cash Advances

Page 2 of 2 – According to Tacey and Chases cardmember agreement, credit card purchases for travelers checks, foreign currency, money orders, wire transfers or similar cash-like purchases such as lottery tickets, casino gaming chips, race track wagers or similar betting transactions are treated as cash advances. This also happens when a payment is made via a third-party service.

Landry said next time she might go to the ATM first, but shes advising others to be aware.

Check your card or bank statements, she said.

And in the meantime, Landry suggests lottery players also check their cardmember agreements.

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