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Where Can Lottery Winners Stay Anonymous? 

A state-by-state guide to keeping your identity hidden 

Your dream has come true and you’ve won the big bucks playing the lottery. ✨ Congrats!

But what if you are one of the lucky winners who doesn’t want their identity revealed to the world? 

Well, the short answer is: the level of anonymity lottery winners can keep depends on their state’s guidelines.

Some states allow winners to conceal their identity if the winnings are over a certain amount. Other states, such as New York, make it easy to claim the prize under an LLC. Many states don't allow lottery winners to stay anonymous because they consider the winner’s information to be public record.

Check below for the policies for every state with a lottery!

States That Allow Anonymous Lottery Winners

As of March 2021, winners can choose to remain anonymous in: 

*This is a Jackpocket state!

States That Don't Allow Anonymous Lottery Winners

Winners can't remain anonymous in:

*This is a Jackpocket state!

So, What's Jackpocket's Policy?

We love to share photos of Jackpocket winners on our blog and social media, but we always follow any and all regulations in your state around protecting your anonymity. You can read our full Terms of Service here.

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