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New York real estate broker claims $126M Mega Millions jackpot

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Posted: March 21, 2015, 8:51 pm - IP Logged

Should New York Lottery winners have the right to remain anonymous? 

Personal privacy or public accountability?

A story on a bill in the New York State legislature that would allow lottery winners to remain anonymous has generated a lot of comment today. The arguments go like this:

 

-- Lottery winners' names should be kept private to shield them from harassment and money grubbers.

 

-- Lottery winners' names should be made public to increase accountability of the lottery. If you don't want to go public, don't play.

 

In New York, winners of $1 million or more have to appear at a news conference before they can claim their winnings. Most states have similar rules; just six allow anonymity, and Arizona is considering it.

The bill before the state Legislature -- sponsored by George Maziarz, R-Lockport -- would forbid the lottery from requiring winners to "perform public actions" to get their money.

 

 

The above bil was proposed in 2013, whatever happened to it?

We all get a lot out of lotteries!

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    Posted: March 22, 2015, 11:46 am - IP Logged

    Should New York Lottery winners have the right to remain anonymous? 

    Personal privacy or public accountability?

    A story on a bill in the New York State legislature that would allow lottery winners to remain anonymous has generated a lot of comment today. The arguments go like this:

     

    -- Lottery winners' names should be kept private to shield them from harassment and money grubbers.

     

    -- Lottery winners' names should be made public to increase accountability of the lottery. If you don't want to go public, don't play.

     

    In New York, winners of $1 million or more have to appear at a news conference before they can claim their winnings. Most states have similar rules; just six allow anonymity, and Arizona is considering it.

    The bill before the state Legislature -- sponsored by George Maziarz, R-Lockport -- would forbid the lottery from requiring winners to "perform public actions" to get their money.

     

     

    The above bil was proposed in 2013, whatever happened to it?

    Probably died in committee and never made it to the full legislature for a vote.

    CAN'T WIN IF YOU'RE NOT IN

    A DOLLAR AND A DREAM (OR $2)

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      Posted: March 22, 2015, 10:27 pm - IP Logged

      Congrats On Your Big Win!!!!!

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        Posted: March 22, 2015, 11:50 pm - IP Logged

        congrats Tammy.

        i will be next for sure.

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          Posted: March 23, 2015, 9:28 pm - IP Logged

          Congrats to Tammy.....PartyUS FlagParty

          I second that; great retirement enabling win, Tammy! Lurking

          Having several millions of dollars in my financial accounts means receiving several valuable services each day!

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            Posted: March 24, 2015, 8:32 pm - IP Logged

            i love it... felicidades chica!Party

             

            enjoy ms. real estate broker...!

            congrats!

             

            adios

             

            Noche todo...


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              Posted: March 24, 2015, 9:01 pm - IP Logged

              oh i don't believe ny lottery or here in nj,or anywhere is rigged,

              i just don't but i get why"you and maybe a few others"believe it is."

               

              Large cities,has won Quarter of a Million $$$$ plus,

              in a plethora of large cities for a long time.

              ...

               

              I believe it is just simply,luck.As mi father says:

              $$$$

              "Right ticket"...

              "Right time."

               

               

              Noche todo.(night all)

              FelicidadesBanana

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                Posted: March 25, 2015, 11:01 am - IP Logged

                Congratulation to Tammy Pratt on her win. Since she said, "she never been really happy with what she been doing. Now, she get options.