True or False: Arizona's Powerball Winner Sounds Like a Rich Dude?
In the coming days, Arizona Lottery will be releasing the name of the Fountain Hills dude who won half of the $587.5 million Powerball jackpot.
Lottery officials already gave some details on the guy, except his name, which the man wanted withheld. However, he doesn't get to stay anonymous forever.
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"The Arizona Lottery is required to release the winner's name, city of residence, game, and amount won upon request, so total anonymity is not possible," according to the lottery's website.
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Still, the guy lottery officials described -- who decided to take the $192 million cash option, which is about $134 million after taxes -- sounded like he already had a buck or two before winning the lottery.
Here are some of phrases lottery officials used to describe this guy:
- Lives in Fountain Hills
- In his 30s and married
- Just turned over the ticket to lottery officials, after assembling lawyers and financial advisers to make a plan
- "He's a professional"
- "Financially savvy"
- He enjoys the work he does
- He wants to use the money to do "something beneficial for the community"
- Already gives money to non-profits and charities
- Plans on setting up his own charity
True or false: This guy sounds like he was already rich?
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