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$731.1 million Powerball jackpot claimed by anonymous group in Maryland
It's the largest prize in the Maryland Lottery's history By Kate Northrop An anonymous group stepped forward to claim a record $731.1 million Powerball jackpot drawn on Jan. 20, 2021, the sixth-largest jackpot in the U.S. and the longest roll in Powerball history with 36 consecutive drawings. A group of anonymous winners dubbed The Power Pack finally came forward to claim the Maryland Lottery's largest jackpot. As many would expect, the group chose to take the prize as a one-time lum ...
May 27, 2021, 11:12 am - Lottery News forum

Minnesota will allow anonymous lottery prize claims
New law comes into effect September 1 By Kate Northrop Minnesota will join the growing list of states that allow players to claim lottery prizes anonymously when a new law goes into effect granting winners of certain big prizes the option to withhold their names from the public record. On Friday, Governor Tim Walz signed a bill into law that will allow lottery winners of prizes over $10,000 to keep their names private. The bill passed through the Minnesota Legislature unanimously and ...
May 10, 2021, 1:38 pm - Lottery News forum

Australian couple hid $100,000 lottery ticket in a safe for eight months
New South Wales couple knew about their win since last year By Kate Northrop A man and a woman from Australia purposefully waited eight months to collect their $100,000 prize and kept their winning ticket hidden away in a safe before making the claim. The anonymous pair won the lottery last year when they scooped up the $100,000 first prize for the Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot drawing on Mon., Aug. 10, 2020. It's a wonder they were able to wait so long to claim it, but according to the ...
Apr 24, 2021, 7:39 pm - Lottery News forum

Florida considers partial lottery winner anonymity
Bill passes in the House, moves to the Senate By Kate Northrop Florida lawmakers introduced a new bill that could grant lottery winners of $250,000 or more a three-month period of anonymity before their identity is revealed to the public. A bill granting temporary anonymity to lottery winners of big prizes passed Wednesday in the House by a vote of 117 to 1. Now the measure heads to the Senate, but with little time left in the current legislative session, it is unlikely that it will bec ...
Apr 22, 2021, 9:44 am - Lottery News forum

Legislation allows Montana lottery winners to remain anonymous
The Montana Lottery sent out its first news release Friday listing major lottery prizes won this week without including the names of the winners, following a new law allowing prize winners to remain anonymous. The Legislature passed the bill last month and Gov. Greg Gianforte signed it into law on March 31. While the legislation did not have an effective date, lottery spokesperson Jennifer McKee said they followed the spirit of the legislation in only releasing the towns were the major pri ...
Apr 15, 2021, 11:42 am - Lottery News forum

Anonymous UK winner claims £122 million EuroMillions jackpot
An anonymous EuroMillions ticket holder has become the United Kingdom's fifth-biggest National Lottery winner after their 122 million (US$168 million) jackpot prize was paid out. Lottery operator Camelot UK Lotteries Limited announced on Friday it had validated and paid out the prize of 122,550,350.80, the jackpot from the EuroMillions draw on April 2. Unless the winner signs an agreement for full publicity, no further information can be released about their win. Camelot's Andy Carter, ...
Apr 12, 2021, 9:10 am - Lottery News forum

Arkansas bill would allow lottery winners to remain anonymous
Bill granting anonymity to winners of $500,000 or more passes in Senate By Kate Northrop Arkansas lottery players looking for their next big win might be granted the choice to claim their winnings anonymously after a bill protecting winners' identities passed in the Senate. On Wednesday, a bill allowing Arkansas winners of $500,000 or more the choice to remain anonymous was approved in the Senate 26-9. The bill was drafted and sponsored by Senator Larry Teague, who had previously put ...
Mar 16, 2021, 7:43 am - Lottery News forum

Three $300,000 lottery prizes sold in same South Carolina town within one month
Something's in the water in Greenwood, S.C. By Kate Northrop In just the span of one month, three separate retailers in the town of Greenwood have each sold a winning lottery ticket worth $300,000. On Thursday, the South Carolina Lottery reported an astonishing occurrence three players claimed prizes of $300,000 from winning tickets sold in the same town at different retailers, all of which took place in the last 30 days. According to the South Carolina Lottery, the stores are within ...
Mar 2, 2021, 9:03 am - Lottery News forum

New Jersey Lottery publishes report on 2020 anonymous prize claims
26 players from New Jersey made the millionaire list last year By Kate Northrop Yesterday, the New Jersey Lottery published a review of all prizes over $1 million claimed by anonymous winners in 2020 since the recent enactment of legislation that allows winners to choose to remain anonymous. The law permitting winners to remain anonymous when claiming a prize passed on Jan. 21, 2020. The report details all winners who claimed a prize over $1 million since the new legislation was passed ...
Feb 26, 2021, 1:00 pm - Lottery News forum

New Michigan bill would allow multi-state lottery winners to remain anonymous
By Kate Northrop On Thursday, a State Representative proposed new legislature that would allow Michigan winners of multi-state games like Mega Millions and Powerball to remain anonymous when claiming a prize. Only winners of local in-state Michigan games are currently allowed to remain anonymous, but a bill introduced by Rep. Pat Outman specifies that players who win multi-state games would be able to choose to remain anonymous as well. According to a press release, the intention of the ...
Feb 14, 2021, 9:01 am - Lottery News forum