Can I remain anonymous if I win the lottery in TN?
No, per the Tennessee Education Lottery Implementation Law, if the Tennessee Lottery receives an eligible request for a winner’s information, they will release the name, hometown, and home state of the winner.
How much will I pay in taxes if I win the TN Lottery?
The State of Tennessee does not withhold taxes on prizes, but prizes of greater than $5,000 are subject to 24% federal tax withholdings.
Can I buy a TN Lottery ticket online?
At this time, tickets must be purchased at an authorized retailer.
About the Tennessee Lottery
The Tennessee Education Lottery began its first ticket sales on January 20, 2004, and generated nearly $11 million worth of sales the first day alone. Since then, the TN Education Lottery has raised more than $5 billion for educational programs, and more than 125,000 students have benefited from lottery-funded scholarships and grants at colleges and universities across the state.
To learn more about the Tennessee Lottery please visit the official website.
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