|Posted: September 10, 2007, 10:59 pm - IP Logged|
For Immediate Release From the Hoosier Lottery: 8/31/2007
Who's Got the Ticket?
Hoosier Lottery offers helpful advice for $314 million Powerball jackpot winner
INDIANAPOLIS -- Ticket, ticket, who's got the ticket? That's the question that everyone's been asking as the owner of a Powerball ticket worth $314.3 million is still unknown and the prize still unclaimed. If you know who it is, here's a handy dandy plan to help that person arrange to redeem their prize, which just happens to be the fourth-largest Powerball jackpot ever and the eighth-largest in the world. Just remember ... J.A.C.K.P.O.T.
J - Just call Hoosier Lottery headquarters at 1-800-95LOTTO and let us know when you'll be in to claim your prize.
A - Arrange for transportation. You'll probably be pretty excited, so you may not want to drive yourself.
C - Caravan on down to Indianapolis with family and friends.
K - Kill time by playing the alphabet game along Indiana's highways. Your mind may be elsewhere, so don't be surprised if you get beat by your 3-year-old nephew.
P - Pull on up to the Pan Am Plaza building, go straight to our Prize Payment department to redeem your prize.
O - Offer well-wishers a hearty "thank you."
T - Take a ride back home, reliving your memorable day.
Easy enough, right? So, if you have the winning ticket or you know who does, just follow the above directions. We're looking forward to seeing you soon!
The winning ticket was sold at Speedway: 4382 National Road East; Richmond.
For Immediate Release From Uncle Jim 9/10/2007
Who Cares Who's Got the ticket?
Uncle Jim offers helpful advice for the $314 million Powerball winner
LOTTERY POST - Ticket, ticket, who gives a rip who's got the ticket? Only the mooches, thieves and con artists really want to know who's the owner of the Powerball ticket worth $314.3 million which is still unclaimed. If you know who it is, here's a handy dandy plan to help that person arrange to redeem their prize and protect themslves from the pitfalls many lottery winners face. Just remember..J.A.C.K.P.O.T.
J. Just call an attorney and arrange to have a Revocable Living Trust set up.
A. Arrange for a CPA and CFP to plan for taxes and disperse the money into safe investements.
C. Confidentially arrange for a representative from the Trust to claim the prize.
K. Keep the fact that you're the winner to yourself and only those people who need to know.
P. Plan to move, change your phone number and get out of town.
O. Order your bodyguards to keep the mooches, thieves and con artists away from you.
T. Take the money and run!
Easy enough, right? So, if you have the winning ticket or you know who does, just follow the above directions. The Hoosier Lottery may be looking forward to seeing you but remember, 2 other people have formed Trusts in Indiana and claimed their prizes without having their name revealed. You can too!
The winning ticket was sold at a convienance store so you better hope some dumb*ss clerk doesn't release the security tape to the media.
Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy. - Groucho Marx