While lawyers for the victor of a $560 million Powerball jackpot headed into a Nashua, N.H., courtroom Tuesday to fight for her privacy, one New Hampshire legislator said he wants to change state law to ensure the anonymity of all winners.
State lottery officials say they will proceed in accordance with state law, which says a lottery winner's name, town and prize amount are public information. The problem is that she signed the back of her ticket. "Doe would like to cash her ticket", said attorney Steven Gordon, who represents the victor.
Gordon included biographical information on several people who contacted his firm, the high-powered Shaheen & Gordon group that counts William Shaheen, a former United States attorney in New Hampshire and husband of Senator Jeanne Shaheen, among its partners. Judge Charles Temple took the case under advisement after a short hearing.
"Press reports begat solicitations and proposed "solutions" from all over the world", wrote Steven M. Gordon, an attorney for Doe, in Monday's filing.
The New Hampshire Lottery Commission has requested for the lawsuit to be dismissed citing the state's Right to Know Law. Jane Doe's lawyers said they were already lining up bodyguards.
The state gave little credence to the argument that identifying Jane Doe would jeopardize her safety, saying that any risk could be managed by engaging a security detail.
India's Smartphone & Feature Phone Markets Grew In 2017: IDC
In fact, as per the report , LYF brand's aggressive branding led to the overall increase in feature phone market, across India. According to Canalys, Xiaomi shipped 8.2 million smartphones in India during Q4 2017, while Samsung shipped 7.3 million units.
He said he doesn't know the identity of the victor but hopes one of the regulars from the over 100-year-old store in Merrimack won the nation's eighth-largest lottery jackpot, Fox News reported.
Gordon argued that the commission has nothing to do with the Powerball game, explaining that it is handled by the Multi-State Lottery Association, and that disclosure of the woman's identity will reveal nothing about the commission's activities.
When Jane Doe realized she had the winning ticket, she followed the instructions on the ticket and on the lottery commission's website to "sign the ticket".
"The lottery ticket is a public document", said New Hampshire Asst. If lawmakers can't help her, they might at least help future winners.
She is likely to get the money soon as her demand to remain anonymous makes its way through the courts, but her attorneys are trying to fast-track the process due to what they say is lost money in interest.
"I don't have discretion", said Charlie McIntyre, executive director of the New Hampshire Lottery. "[Doe's] understandable yearning for normalcy after entering a lottery to win hundreds of millions of dollars is not a sufficient basis to shut the public out of the business of the government", State Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald wrote.
However, because the woman has already signed the back of the ticket, she is the rightful victor and even if a trust is established that she is part of, lawyers for the state say only the person who signed the ticket can claim it.
He also said that the Litecoin Foundation, a Singapore-registered nonprofit for advancing litecoin, is an investor in LitePay. In the case of Bitcoin , there has only been one successful fork so far, whereas everything else has taken a backseat.
The first club chairman in the Premier League to be sacked due to poor results has admitted his surprise at getting the chop. They have some respite from their league woes this weekend when they face fellow strugglers Southampton in the FA Cup.
Qualcomm will likely attempt to close its acquisition of NXP as soon as it can to forestall a takeover attempt by Broadcom. Broadcom is mainly a manufacturer whose connectivity chips are used in products ranging from mobile phones to servers.
Even if we don't know who's who or what's what? "First of all, what I like, though - I like how we're going into this tournament". He urged his players to file it away and look forward. " Job 1 done", Lee added following his two-assist effort.
According to the Metro , Antonio Conte has come out in defence of his players, after Roy Keane labelled them as "unprofessional". He failed to score but assisted Eden Hazard on Chelsea's third goal and forced Ben Foster into several impressive saves.
Uber's losses widened a year ago , despite signs that it was pulling back from the brink in the final three months. However, Uber's loss of $1.1bn in the final quarter of the year was down 21% on the figure of $1.4bn in 2016.
More than 400,000 Coloradans will feel the pinch if the proposal is approved, according to nonprofit Hunger Free Colorado. Kevin Concannon , who oversaw SNAP during the Obama administration , also wasn't in favor of the measure.
Andra Ap holds 38,250 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. 7,405 were accumulated by Prelude Capital Mngmt Limited Liability. Bridges Investment Management Inc sold 18,694 shares as the company's stock declined 7.72% while stock markets rallied.
These police recommendations come in wake of an ongoing campaign by Netanyahu to discharge the credibility of his investigators. "The coalition is stable, and no one, me or anyone else, has plans to go to elections", he declared in Tel Aviv.
Dead In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Suffolk County
The crash happened on Route 25 near Woodlot Road in Ridge in Suffolk County at about 11:20 a.m., police said. The Mazda burst into flames and four people inside died, police said.
Cineworld Group (CINE) Lifted to "Buy" at Peel Hunt
In a report revealed on Wednesday, 14 February, Barclays reaffirmed their "Overweight" rating on shares of BAKK. The stock of Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) earned "Buy" rating by Liberum Capital on Tuesday, June 13.
Home Depot hiring 450 people in Indianapolis
Gofen Glossberg Ltd Co Il has invested 0.5% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) to report earnings on February, 20. Of all stocks tracked, Home Depot had the 9th highest net out-flow for the day. (NYSE:HD), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold.
US Healthcare Spending Accelerates
Cuckler, an economist in the CMS Office of the Actuary, said Wednesday during a call with members of the media. Population growth and changing demographics account for the remainder of the projected average annual growth.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 4: release date confirmed
The fourth season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt , from Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, arrives with six episodes on Netflix May 30 . Though Netflix has weaponized the all-at-once binge model, this is not the first time it has split up seasons of its shows.
Canada wins first showdown, defeats U.S. 2-1
The Canadians didn't sound too impressed. "I just wanted to play the best I could so I could remember that", says Agosta. Or later in the second when Brianna Decker rifled a slapshot past Lacasse that ricocheted off the outside of the post.
Larry Fitzgerald decides to come back to Cardinals for 2018
He is now third all-time in receiving yards (15,545) and receptions (1,234), and eighth in receiving touchdowns (110). Despite the fact he will turn 35 on August 31, Fitzgerald has enjoyed three of his best seasons the past three years.