I’m a Lotteries Advocate – 3 Crucial Steps After Winning and Why You Should Always Sign Your Ticket Correctly

A TOP attorney has shared a series of steps lottery players should take when defying the odds and winning a bumper prize.

The legal expert warned of the risk that a player could be harassed if the news of their win spread.

A lottery expert has shared the steps players should take when winning a prize (stock image)


A lottery expert has shared the steps players should take when winning a prize (stock image)Photo credit: Getty

Attorneys at Baker Law Group in Massachusetts stressed that players should hire a lawyer.

They said legal experts could help keep a player’s identity a secret – though Massachusetts is not a state that does not have a law allowing players to remain anonymous.

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If a settlement is reached, attorneys can represent the player in collecting their winnings from state lottery officials.

In Massachusetts, prizes over $103,000 must be collected from the State Lottery Office.

Legal experts have warned that players should not try to tell anyone they won big.

They said there is a risk that the news could spread quickly and players could receive calls or requests asking for money.

The lawyers also warned that players should always sign their tickets correctly.

They recommended signing the tickets on behalf of the established lottery trust.

Winning the lottery can be life-changing, and experts from across the US have shared their top tips.

Jennifer L Sellers, a senior member of the Cavanagh law firm, wrote in an article for the Queen Creek Sun Times The Players should speak to an attorney before deciding how to claim their prize.

Lottery players can receive their winnings as a lump sum, lump sum or installments over months or years.

John M. Phillips, Attorney at Phillips, Hunt, Walker and Hannarecommended that players should bet theirs winning ticket in a fireproof place.

He warned that players shouldn’t brag about their winnings on social media.

Phillips also recommended that winners “shun” fame and try to stay humble.

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He said: “Fifteen minutes of fame is great but you’re going to have people coming out of the woodwork and your name is going to be everywhere.

“It’s more trouble than it’s worth going public with if you can help it.”


PaulLeBlanc is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. PaulLeBlanc joined Dailynationtoday in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: paulleblanc@dailynationtoday.com.

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