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Man with terminal illness wins 20-year annuity lottery jackpot

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Posted: February 2, 2007, 10:45 pm - IP Logged

get cash now  call jg went worth  how many times you see that commercail in a day  Sleep

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    Posted: February 2, 2007, 10:47 pm - IP Logged

    I Agree! This would be a non-issue (non-story) if he did not win....Its not the lottery or the medical doctors that caused his illness...but now he has choices he can make and leverage to make deals to improve (if not save) his life...It is a sad story....but there is really no villan here.  Rules and regulations,,,just like laws, should not be changed due to some isolated incidents......in this case the many, out weight the one.....

    I wish him the best regardless!

    Yes....I would TRADE my....Lovies

    Kingdom for Horse!

    ODK said.....that!!!


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      Posted: February 3, 2007, 9:54 am - IP Logged

      He obviously bought the ticket after he learned he's going to die. He should have tried harder to avoid the scratch games that are annuity-only.

      I think he should try to contact Gov Spitzer. He used to be NY attorney general.

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        Posted: February 3, 2007, 1:13 pm - IP Logged

        Yes....I would TRADE my....Lovies

        Kingdom for Horse!

        ODK said.....that!!!

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        Yes....I would TRADE my....
        Kingdom for Horse!
        ODK said.....that!!!


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          Posted: February 4, 2007, 2:22 pm - IP Logged

          I'm actually going to try to call this man. I'll look up his number at www.anywho.com. I've been using it since a friend told me about it in 1999.

          He's now the NY "version" of then-94-year-old Louise Outing of MA, who "won" Megabucks, and the lottery still wouldn't give her a lump sum. She'd be 97 in March.

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            Posted: February 4, 2007, 3:55 pm - IP Logged

            This isn't very shocking to me. The prize is what the prize says it is, if that doesn't suit you, don't buy a ticket.  If I found out I only had a year to live and won 20 annual payments, I would be okay with it. It would make me feel better about leaving the world knowing my wife and daughter would be financially secure after I'm gone and give a little to others who have been good to me.