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Poker star Phil Ivey loses casino case in Britain
Includes video report Imagine you go to a casino to play blackjack. You find a table, sit down and buy some chips. Gambling has few barriers to entry. After awhile, you notice: For some reason, all of the cards higher than 9 are marked. Because of some slight imperfection in the deck, you can tell whether a card is an ace, king, queen, jack or ten before it's turned over. Because of a manufacturer's mistake, you have a huge advantage over the house. And the dealer doesn't notice. You de
Oct 9, 2014, 10:02 am - Lottery News

Jury rules that estranged brothers must split $1M lottery prize
Over a year of legal bickering ended Wednesday afternoon, but it appeared neither brother feuding over a jackpot lottery ticket was ready to move on and sing Kumbaya together. After a two-day trial in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, court, a jury decided two Mechanicsburg-area brothers, Charles Thomas Meehan and Ira Sharp, would split a $1 million lottery ticket straight down the middle. Sharp sued Meehan, his half-brother, for half of the prize he said they won together at Johnny Joe's b
Jul 16, 2014, 5:34 pm - Lottery News

Woman sues TN Lottery over 'toxic' workplace, harassment
A former employee is suing the Tennessee Lottery in federal court, saying supervisors constantly sexually harassed her and then had her fired for complaining. Former District Manager Denise Armstrong filed the suit Wednesday in federal court in Nashville, seeking her job back, back pay and an injunction against further harassment. In her suit, she names several supervisors, including current Executive Vice President of Sales Sidney Chambers, as creating a work environment hostile to women bec
Jul 5, 2014, 2:21 pm - Lottery News

Friends sue NJ Lottery, saying they're owed $1 million for discarded ticket
Two friends who claim they bought a Powerball ticket worth $1 million at a Mahwah convenience store last year sued the New Jersey Lottery Commission yesterday, claiming they tossed out the ticket because the state was too slow to update its website with the winning numbers. Salvatore Cambria and Erik Onyango claim in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Trenton that they picked five of six numbers drawn on March 23, 2013, the same day a Passaic deli owner scored the $338 million Powerbal
Jun 25, 2014, 7:43 pm - Lottery News

NJ casino alleges famous poker player cheated in $9.6M win
An Atlantic City casino is suing a big-time gambler, claiming he won $9.6 million in a card-cheating scheme in baccarat. The Borgata Hotel Casino Spa filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Phillip Ivey Jr., considered one of the best poker players in the world. The suit alleges Ivey and an associate exploited a defect in cards made by a Kansas City manufacturer that enabled them to sort and arrange so-called good cards in baccarat. The technique gave him an unfair advantage on four occasi
Apr 11, 2014, 7:29 pm - Lottery News

$338M NJ Powerball winner reconciles with girlfriend who sued him
Instant wealth fractured their 10-year relationship, but love, it appears, conquers all. At least that's the latest story line in the rags-to-riches melodrama of the Passaic bodega owner and his on-and-off, live-in girlfriend who split up after he won a massive Powerball jackpot last spring, wrangled over the money in court, and now have reconciled. On Valentine's Day, no less, according to Paul Fernandez, an attorney for lottery winner Pedro Quezada. The revelation Friday followed a co
Mar 10, 2014, 6:38 pm - Lottery News

Former live-in girlfriend of NJ $338M Powerball winner to receive nothing
A Passaic bodega owner who won a $338 million Powerball jackpot last spring and his former live-in girlfriend settled a lawsuit in state court Friday in which the woman was seeking a share of the fortune. (See NJ $338 million Powerball winner and ex-girlfriend in court over money, Lottery Post, Nov. 10, 2013.) Under the terms of the settlement, plaintiff Inez Sanchez agreed to drop her lawsuit and relinquish all rights to pursue it further. In exchange, jackpot winner Pedro Quezada agreed
Mar 7, 2014, 1:48 pm - Lottery News

Lottery wranglings could delay new D.C. scratch-off tickets for months
It could be many months before D.C. lottery players see their usual array of new tickets for sale, with a contract controversy that has depleted the D.C. Lottery's supply of scratch-off tickets and has cost the District government hundreds of thousands of dollars showing no sign of ending soon. The latest delay comes after city financial officials moved to cancel the most recent solicitation for a new lottery vendor in December, saying the lone respondent's price was too high. The decision co
Jan 2, 2014, 9:27 pm - Lottery News

Pennsylvania brothers still battling over $1M lottery ticket
A $1 million winning lottery ticket still has two Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, brothers fighting each other in court. Ira Sharp is suing his half-brother, Charles Thomas Meehan, over what he claims is his half of the Hot Million scratch-off ticket purchased at Johnny Joe's bar and restaurant in Hampden Township in May. (See Winning lottery ticket pits Pa. brothers against each other, Lottery Post, June 26, 2013.) Sharp claims his brother not only owes him half of the $1 million from the
Oct 14, 2013, 11:51 am - Lottery News

Lottery winner sues advisors for poor policies
What do you buy when you win the lottery? An exotic new car? Likely. A sprawling luxury home? Sure. Life insurance? Not so much. A young, unmarried grocery store worker, with no children, won half of a $336 million Mega Millions jackpot and did just that: bought a $100 million life insurance policy. Now he is suing the financial advisors who sold him the policy, along with other investments that encouraged him to assume tens of millions of dollars in debt, according to the Courthouse News
Sep 27, 2013, 1:30 pm - Lottery News