Can a Lottery Winner Remain Anonymous?

Answer

A lottery winner can remain anonymous to the press if he or she so chooses. However, the lottery commission needs to know who the winner is in order to make payments.
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1 Additional Answer
Most states have rules that require the lottery to disclose the name and city of its winners. You can go online to find the lottery rules for your state.
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