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$560M Powerball Winner Can Remain Anonymous

Law360 (March 12, 2018, 10:39 PM EDT) -- The woman who won a $560 million Powerball jackpot in January can remain unnamed, a New Hampshire state judge ruled Monday, partially granting “Jane Doe’s” request for privacy while citing the harassment lottery winners sometimes face.

Superior Court Judge Charles S. Temple ruled that while Doe’s hometown can be revealed by the New Hampshire Lottery Commission, which opposed the injunction, her name should remain private because it’s been a practice honored for other lottery winners and because the potential downside of revealing her name outweighs the...
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