(06/04/2019)
Someone has claimed the $2 million prize from a lottery ticket sold in Braxton County, and he or she is using a West Virginia law that allows the winner to be rich and anonymous.

The West Virginia Lottery said in a news release that the winner of the prize from the Tuesday, May 28, Mega Millions drawing has come forward to claim the winnings anonymously.

Under a West Virginia law, that took effect Jan. 1, lottery winners of prizes of $1 million or more can now request to be anonymous. Lottery officials said this is the first West Virginia Lottery winner to select that option.

The winner lives outside West Virginia.


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