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Lottery winner can seek bigger prize at trial, judge rules
Lucky Larry may have a shot to win millions more this time from a jury. A judge has ordered a trial in a lawsuit filed by Iowa lottery winner Larry Dawson, who contends a $9 million jackpot that he won in 2011 should have been nearly three times as big. Dawson filed his lawsuit in 2016 after an investigation revealed that lottery contractor Eddie Tipton rigged the previous $16.5 million jackpot, bought the winning ticket himself and unsuccessfully worked with associates to claim it. Da
May 17, 2019, 12:01 pm - Todd - Lottery News

missed syndicate- can i buy all numbers myself?
A pool might be smart enough to have an agreement that includes a prohibition against members playing the pool's number on their own, as that would dilute the pool's winnings in the unlikely event they win a jackpot. Absent such a clause there's no certainty how a ruling would go in the event of a lawsuit, but if a member reduced the pool's winnings by playing the same numbers I think there's a pretty good chance that there would be a lawsuit. You don't need a good argument to file the lawsui
Dec 23, 2018, 2:36 am - KY Floyd - Lottery Discussion Forum

Judge: winner's lawsuit in lottery-fixing case can continue
The winner of a $9 million state lottery jackpot can continue a lawsuit that contends he would have won millions more if the prior drawing had not been rigged by a rogue insider, an Iowa judge has ruled. District Court Judge Karen Romano rejected requests Wednesday to dismiss the case, which is the first filed against the Multi-State Lottery Association over a major jackpot-rigging scandal inside the organization. She ruled that the association and the Iowa Lottery are not immune from the
Oct 13, 2016, 7:01 pm - Todd - Lottery News

First lawsuit in state lottery-fixing scandal seeks millions
It was one of those feel-good moments that lotteries love to promote when Lucky Larry Dawson smiled as he claimed a $9 million jackpot, surrounded by kids and grandkids. But five years later, the Iowa man could become a key player in a barrage of litigation that threatens to cost state lotteries tens of millions of dollars in damages in an insider jackpot-rigging scandal. A Des Moines law firm filed a lawsuit Wednesday on Dawson's behalf seeking to declare that his Hot Lotto jackpot in May 20
Feb 4, 2016, 9:10 pm - Todd - Lottery News

HiJinx @ Craps Cost Wynn $700K + Letting It Slide Info
@ Coin et all craps players July story now released??? Was this a big George couple? Wonder what their story is in @ casinos in Mar del Plata, Argentina? Enjoy EddessaKnight Couple accused of dice sliding at Wynn Las Vegas While many craps aficionados scoff at the idea that a player can effectively control the roll of the dice, Wynn Las Vegas has become a believer. The Strip resort has filed a lawsuit in Clark County District Court against frequent customers Leonardo Fernandez and V
Oct 1, 2011, 4:38 pm - eddessaknight - Gaming Forum

Lawsuit acuses Texas of misusing lottery funds
A lawsuit filed by a watchdog group seeks to block the State of Texas from making more payments to a Las Vegas law firm hired a year ago to draft legislation to legalize video slot machines.The lawsuit, filed Tuesday by Russ Verney of the national watchdog group Judicial Watch, contends that the state exceeded its authority when it agreed to spend lottery proceeds to pay the firm.The Texas attorney general's office hired the law firm Lionel, Sawyers and Collins to develop legislation that would
Dec 17, 2004, 3:13 pm - Todd - Lottery News

Cosmopolitan drops $500K lawsuit against NHL star Evander Kane
Cosmopolitan drops $500K lawsuit against NHL star Evander Kane The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has dropped its lawsuit against NHL star Evander Kane of the San Jose Sharks regarding unpaid casino markers. All players have to owe up on debts!
Apr 9, 2020, 7:25 pm - eddessaknight - Gaming Forum

Florida man sues friend in dispute over $1M lottery ticket
A Lakeland, Florida, man is suing a friend who he says cheated him out of money from a $1 million lottery ticket. Court records show John Rhoades filed a lawsuit against Tyler Scott, and Scott's girlfriend Brittany Causey. Wells Fargo Bank is also listed as a defendant. Rhoades said he used his own money to purchase a winning Florida Lottery scratch-off ticket from a Wawa gas station located on Highway 98 in Lakeland. He says he showed Scott the winning ticket, and his friend told him i
Jun 15, 2017, 8:25 am - Todd - Lottery News

Florida Lottery sued by House over contract
Just another political battle masquerading as a lawsuit? Florida's House of Representatives filed a lawsuit late Friday accusing the Florida Lottery of illegally signing a long-term contract for ticket sales, escalating a feud between House Speaker Richard Corcoran and Gov. Rick Scott a little more than a week before the legislative session begins. Corcoran's decision to file the lawsuit represents a head-on confrontation with an agency overseen by Scott. In response, the governor's office
Feb 22, 2017, 7:40 am - Todd - Lottery News

N.C. anti-lottery trying to halt all progress on games
An anti-lottery legal foundation wants a judge to prevent the North Carolina Education Lottery from doing any work while a lawsuit challenging the lottery's passage in the Legislature is heard.In a filing late Friday in Wake County Superior Court, Robert Orr with the North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law filed a motion asking a judge to order the lottery commission to stop operating for now.The proposed preliminary injunction also would keep state officials from loaning the commission
Jan 2, 2006, 10:24 am - Todd - Lottery News