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Virginia Lottery to award partial prizes for faulty game

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Posted: November 2, 2008, 1:57 am - IP Logged

This shows the truth that how some lotteries can be controlled!!!  Computerized lottery drawings are not fair to the public and if we really knew our True odds of winning then we all would not play these kind of games and the different lotteries would Lose Alot of money!!!!  I Wonder what (Jim695) thinks about this Error on this game, lol. !! 

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    Posted: November 2, 2008, 6:10 pm - IP Logged

    thats  BULL  all  lotterys  are  bent  on  the  _  proff  from  customers  that  they  are  due  compensation  but  when  its  them  its 

    some  other  agency  or  not  their  mistake  to  print  up  winners ...75%  of  all  instants  are  loosers....look  they  couldnt  pay  609  people ;

    out  of  the  millions  of  tickets  sold  in  virginia .....its  a  beat  ....Puke

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      Posted: November 3, 2008, 2:40 am - IP Logged

      Yes, a bunch of whiners. The state and GTECH have already stepped up and paid far more than they owe. Rather than getting screwed, the players have done far better than they had any reasonable expectation of doing. That they got their hopes up is too bad, but that's all it is.

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        Posted: November 3, 2008, 10:07 am - IP Logged

        It is very clear that players cannot profit from errors.

        We have all seen many cases where there was an error, and the player got NOTHING.

         

        I commend Virginia on reaching what I think is a fair resolution to the problem.