|Posted: September 29, 2016, 7:11 am - IP Logged|
Not quite true that it is tax free. If you won in the UK, the US would still deduct taxes before giving you the cheque, but you would be able to claim that US tax as an expense on your UK tax return and it would all be settled up between the governments under the provisions of the tax treaty.
"There is no such thing as luck; only adequate or inadequate preparation to cope with a statistical universe."
~Robert A. Heinlein