• New law could cut into winnings of some Pennsylvania Lottery players

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    A new law that could cut into lottery winnings for some Pennsylvanians went into effect Tuesday.

    The law affects Pennsylvania lottery players who owe things like taxes, child support, court costs and fines, PennLIVE reported.

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    Under the law, the state is allowed to take money out of winnings of Pennsylvania residents who win a single prize of more than $2,500, according to PennLIVE.

    The Department of Human Services will check to see if winners owe anything and notify them.


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