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Lottery rigging mastermind sentenced to 25 years in prison

Topic closed. 31 replies. Last post 5 years ago by sailmumm.

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eddessaknight's avatar - nw paladin.jpg
United States
Member #47728
November 22, 2006
7711 Posts

They lowered the boom on Eddie.

'Avaritia facit bardus'

  • Greed makes you stupid.


    Bellingham, WA
    United States
    Member #86466
    February 4, 2010
    44 Posts

    No NodHe's sorry alright, sorry he got caught!

      JAMORA's avatar - ladyclover
      United States
      Member #164391
      February 28, 2015
      3947 Posts

      While focusing on the "criminal", let's not forget that the RNG system is flawed, which is what made this rigging possible, and tempted Tipton to exploit it.....and it's still flawed, no matter how many yrs they gave him...

      "Don't waste time, it's the stuff life's made of..."

      VTs are like looking for a sewing kit in a haystack instead of looking for the needle.

        Washington, MI
        United States
        Member #11416
        February 13, 2005
        1635 Posts

        How old is the guy now? If he over 40 and 25 years in jail. He will be all most 100.

          dpoly1's avatar - driver
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          Member #66139
          October 16, 2008
          1998 Posts


          dpoly1 - Playing the lottery to save the jobs of those that build, transport, sell & maintain luxury items! -


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            Groppo's avatar - cat anm.gif

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            Member #162624
            January 7, 2015
            780 Posts


            OK, so is this finally the last I have to read about Eddie Tipton?

            • Don't chase the numbers you play.
            • Play only numbers you've already played, plus however many random picks.
            • But, ALWAYS the regular numbers you play.  This will make you a winner, not a chaser.
                       (so far, though, I've yet to win any significant lotto prize)
            • Oh, but always know where your tickets are, as well as your ticket's deadline.
              mypiemaster's avatar - lol
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              Member #141028
              April 2, 2013
              1488 Posts

              I feel sorry for the players who might have shared a jackpot with Tipton or one of his cohorts. THEY GOT ROBBED. You know that the lottery bosses are very greedy when it comes to free money, right? As for Tipton himself, he is soft and plumpy and BUBBA will be glad to meet him. GOOD RIDDANCE!!!.

              Seek and ye shall find -Matt. 7:7 ...Ask and ye shall receive -John 16:24 ...Give and it shall be given unto you -Luke 6:38 ...Be careful what you ask for!!! -Mypiemaster 1:1

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                haymaker's avatar - Lottery-012.jpg
                Egg Harbor twp.south Jersey shore
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                Member #112963
                June 29, 2011
                4158 Posts


                Enjoy you stay at the Graybar hotel and thanks for proving that RNG games should not be trusted.

                Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds    -- Charles Mackay  LL.D.

                  SOUTH CAROLINA
                  United States
                  Member #35626
                  March 20, 2006
                  48 Posts

                  Graybar hotel lol wowww but Its plenty more that needs to be investigated, i dont like those states that run test draws, my number probably came up a lot in those test draws and we are steady getting rip off ,aint no one to be trusted anymore...

                    Shelbyville, KY
                    United States
                    Member #167327
                    July 6, 2015
                    169 Posts

                    Really stinks!  His brother was a former JUDGE???  Rotten EGGS!

                    Get em!

                      Shelbyville, KY
                      United States
                      Member #167327
                      July 6, 2015
                      169 Posts

                      I'm feeling a certain kinda way about lottery drawings anyway...I'mma pick 3/4 player ... I play all games....Buuuuuuut something "changed" years ago...this article helps me doubt lottery legiticy even more...lottery officials are paid very BIG BUCKS!  ....for what???

                      Get em!

                        wander73's avatar - Lottery-008.jpg

                        United States
                        Member #153767
                        March 24, 2014
                        6060 Posts

                        What gets me is why don't these criminals who steal millions flee to a non-extradition country? Everyone gets caught eventually. Just run as soon as you have enough to retire on. Plenty of very nice non-extradition countries offer economic citizenship.

                        Not at all.  I used to work armored car for one of the atm companies.  Someone stole $39 million and tried fleeing to Mexico.  Here's another tip off.  If someone had a corvette or something expensive lets say then the company knows something is up. 


                        People don't think.

                          Dead_Aim's avatar - canstock2002989

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                          Member #6363
                          August 20, 2004
                          4648 Posts

                          "Tipton has agreed to pay about $2.2 million in restitution, including $1.1 million to the Colorado lottery, $644,000 to the Oklahoma lottery, $391,000 to the Wisconsin lottery and $30,000 to the Kansas lottery.

                          When Judge Brad McCall asked him on Tuesday how he intended to repay the money, Tipton said, "Initially, I really don't know.""


                          He will get the money from the other 47 times he got by with it they still haven't found out about yet probably.

                          And how often would he have got by with this if it were ball drawn? maybe once.....

                          Computers should only be used to print your tickets. NOTHING ELSE......PERIOD!!!

                          Don't Chase... Compare and Narrow

                          The Cheaper the Cost the Higher the Profit

                          Many Winners to You.


                            MoneyMind's avatar - Lottery-009.jpg
                            Tampa, Florida
                            United States
                            Member #183411
                            August 1, 2017
                            73 Posts

                            Greed causes things like this to happen.

                            Money is an energy. I am a money magnet. Sad Cheers

                              MillionsWanted's avatar - 24Qa6LT

                              Member #9517
                              December 10, 2004
                              1837 Posts

                              And still the lotteries continues with computer draws. It's crazy.