OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A lottery ticket sold in Oklahoma City won big… millions of dollars big. A Mega Millions player who purchased a ticket in Oklahoma City became the Oklahoma Lottery’s 67th millionaire, winning a $4 million prize Tuesday night, according to a Mega Millions news release.
Has anyone from Oklahoma ever won the lottery?
In June 2006, the Oklahoma Lottery had its first jackpot winner when an Oklahoman won $101 million in Powerball. The Powerball drawing of June 27, 2007 produced Oklahoma’s second winning jackpot ticket for the game, and the largest to date: $105.8 million (annuitized).
Did anyone win the Oklahoma Powerball?
The Oklahoma Lottery announced that an Oklahoman has won $50,000 in the latest Powerball drawing. The winner purchased the ticket from City Stop in Piedmont. The winning numbers from Wednesday night’s drawing are 27, 28, 44, 67, 68, and 11.
Has anyone ever won $1000 a day for life?
A Detroit business owner is looking forward to an early retirement after winning $1,000 a day for life playing the Michigan Lottery’s Lucky For Life game. Roderick Slaughter, of Detroit, matched the five white balls and the Lucky ball – 07-09-15-31-39 LB: 01 – in the Feb. 11 drawing to win the big prize.
Which state has the least amount of lottery winners?
The states that have not yet had a winner are Maine, North Dakota, Vermont, and Wyoming. On the flip side, some states have had multiple jackpot winners.
What if an illegal immigrant wins the lottery?
Because there are no residency restrictions about who can enter US lotteries, illegal immigrants can buy tickets and can claim their winnings. … If you’re an undocumented immigrant and you have a winning lottery ticket, you should consult a legal professional before claiming your prize.
Can you remain anonymous if you win the lottery in Oklahoma?
Under Oklahoma law, a lottery winner can remain anonymous and claim the prize through a trust as long as the trust’s beneficiaries are disclosed to the Oklahoma Lottery Commission.
Can the IRS take your lottery winnings?
When you owe back taxes, the IRS will keep all refunds and apply them toward your unpaid tax balance. … Also at risk are your bank accounts, so if you deposit your lottery winnings in one of them, the IRS has the authority to take every dollar needed to satisfy your back tax debt.
How much taxes are taken out of lottery winnings in Oklahoma?
Regardless of your decision, you will still have to pay taxes on your winnings. The federal government takes out 25 percent while Oklahoma takes 4 percent.
Which is better lump sum or annuity?
While an annuity may offer more financial security over a longer period of time, you can invest a lump sum, which could offer you more money down the road.
Has anyone ever won the cash for life?
Ginette Chaumont and Robert Lapensee of Vankleek Hill after winning $1,000 a week for life with INSTANT CASH FOR LIFE (Game #1176). The pair opted for the lump sum payment of $675,000.
What taxes do you pay if you win a house?
If you sell your prize home for more than it’s valuation on the date that you won the prize home, you will generally need to pay capital gains tax (CGT) on any increase (that is, the difference between the valuation price on the date that you won your prize home and the sale price of your prize home).