The victor of a $559.7 million Powerball jackpot had her lawyers claim the winnings Wednesday amid a legal battle to keep her identity secret.
Attorneys for the woman, dubbed Jane Doe in court filings, and officials from the state Lottery Commission will hold an 11:30 a.m. press conference in Concord, where Doe's legal team will accept the prize and "make an announcement regarding the winner's charitable plans", the statement said.
The woman, identified as Jane Doe, signed the ticket following the January 6 drawing, but later learned she could remain anonymous through a trust.
"She realizes how lucky she is", lawyer William Shaheen told USA Today.
"My client doesn't want any accolades, she doesn't want any credit", he said.
She announced through her lawyers a donation of $150,000 to Girls Inc., a nonprofit organization that advocates for girls, according to The Union Leader. The commission approved the payment to a trust the woman set up.
Peyton Manning Sells His Denver Papa John's Franchises
Manning, who played for the Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos during his career, is still a spokesperson for the company. Papa John's still has marketing deals with 22 of the 32 National Football League teams.
"She wishes to continue this work and the freedom to walk into a grocery store or attend public events without being known or targeted as the victor of a half-billion dollars", the complaint said.
Under New Hampshire law, a lottery winner's name, town and prize amount become public information.
Executive director of the state lottery Charlie McIntyre said the interaction between the anonymous victor and the lottery office hasn't been adversarial.
"While we respect this player's desire to remain anonymous, state statutes and lottery rules clearly dictate protocols", the statement said.
And there are numerous examples of people who've tried to swindle lottery winners out of their newly acquired cash - or take the money by force. Our Iraqi US jackpot winner's identity was kept secret by the Oregon Lottery to protect his safety.
Israel's tourism ministry has also announced a one-time grant of 750,000 euros to Air India for the flight operations. Typically, even government aircraft belonging to allies were forced to make a stopover elsewhere.
Three of those victims have been identified as Andrew Kinsman (49), Soroush Mahmudi (50), and Skandaraj Navaratnam (40). Police believe that the photo was taken after death and have altered it to remove "artifacts" and to enhance it.
Look, I don't want to speak above my non-existent qualifications here, but I know this. "I thought it was great", he said. People don't talk about mental health enough and DeRozan and Love have recognized that needs to change.
Four persons were confirmed dead on Sunday night and two more bodies were recovered on Monday morning, police said. Three terrorists reportedly appeared in the Shopian village during Bhat's funeral and gave him a gun salute.
Users and developers managed to narrow down the problem to a particular.dll file called OculusAppFramework.dll. As it turns out the cataclysmic issue is related to an outdated certificate that Oculus forgot to renew.
They are flying at the moment and in their last game they won a penalty shootout against Lazio to reach the Coppa Italia final. Conversely, the Gunners are coming off the back of four defeats - leaving their top four ambitions in tatters.
Gender inequality led to 15,000 women marching the streets of NY , protesting for shorter hours, better pay and the right to vote. And this year women around the world unite to think, act and be gender inclusive.
I am saddened to learn about the death of the Huffman High School student. "We are not saying he shot her or did not shoot her". No arrests were immediately reported, and the police chief declined to say who fired the gun or what kind of firearm was found.
His first four balls were smashed for 15 runs to leave the Black Caps needing a run a ball from the final six overs. It means the Kiwis have levelled the series at 2-2 with one match to play in Christchurch on Saturday.
Change Your Clocks-Change Your Batteries
To calculate the market size, the report considers the demand for Smoke And Fire Alarms from the key regions. Only functioning smoke detectors can protect you; therefore, never "borrow" a battery for another use.
Town reels from second officer killed in a year ago
According to law enforcement and WDAF , two Clinton police officers have been wounded after they were called out to a disturbance. It's a sad day for the Clinton County officers as they lost a dear friend and colleague in a crossfire on March 6, 2018.
Lovren: Liverpool 'see' Champions League final place
With a trip to Manchester United next up in the Premier League, Jürgen Klopp will surely rotate his squad for this match. They have scored goals for fun in Champions League , and we expect them to add a few more on Tuesday.