Your question: Where does Mississippi lottery money go?

What does the Mississippi Lottery Fund?

PICAYUNE, Miss. (WLOX) – When you buy a Mississippi Lottery ticket, you’re helping two things: Mississippi Department of Transportation projects and the Mississippi Department of Education.

Can you stay anonymous after winning the lottery in Mississippi?

Is it possible to win the Lottery and remain anonymous? – In accordance with the Alyce G. Clarke Mississippi Lottery Law, the Mississippi Lottery will not disclose the identity of the person holding a winning lottery ticket without that person’s written permission.

How much taxes are taken out of lottery winnings in Mississippi?

Six states do not have a lottery: Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Mississippi, Nevada, and Utah. Two states, California and Delaware, do have a lottery but do not tax winnings.

Taxes On Lottery Winnings By State 2021.

State Taxes on Lottery Winnings
Mississippi 0.00%
Nevada 0.00%
New Hampshire 0.00%
South Dakota 0.00%

Which states allow lottery winners to remain anonymous?

The 11 states that currently allow lottery winners to remain anonymous where a winning ticket was purchased in their state are: Arizona, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia and Texas.

Has anyone in Mississippi ever won the lottery?

A woman who bought a winning $80,000 lottery ticket in McComb has claimed her prize after reportedly losing her ticket and — luckily — finding it. “They actually came in late yesterday afternoon. They chose to remain anonymous,” Mississippi Lottery Corp. spokesperson Meg Annison said Wednesday.

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Has anyone ever won Mega Millions in Mississippi?

“Last night’s $1 million Mega Millions winner is the second millionaire to win playing Mega Millions in Mississippi,” said Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) President Tom Shaheen. “A Gautier woman won $2 million for the June 9, 2020, Mega Millions drawing. This is really exciting for Mississippi.