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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

Man changes his mind about suing Washington Lottery
The Kennewick, Washington, man says he has decided to back off plans to sue the Washington State Lottery Commission over a misleading scratch card game. Ken Goldsmith raised objections with state lottery officials in June claiming the Red Hot 5s scratch card was misleading, giving many ticket holders, including himself, the impression they had won the $55,555 grand prize. (See Washington man to fight state lottery; says new scratch card 'misleading', Lottery Post, June 17, 2013.) After
Sep 2, 2013, 7:41 am - Lottery News

High court dismisses Arkansas lottery name lawsuit
A businessman who said he owns trademarks to the lottery's name can't sue the Arkansas Lottery Commission, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday. In a 4-3 decision, the high court reversed a lower court's decision and dismissed a lawsuit from Ed Dozier's company, Alpha Marketing, against the lottery commission. The court said the commission is a state entity entitled to sovereign immunity, which prohibits lawsuits against the state. Because a judgment for Alpha would operate to control t
May 31, 2013, 1:12 pm - Lottery News

Arkansas Lottery Commission wants lawsuit dismissed
The Arkansas Lottery Commission says the state Supreme Court should dismiss a lawsuit about the lottery's name. Assistant Attorney General David Curran on Thursday asked the justices to dismiss Alpha Marketing's lawsuit after a lower court last year refused to do so. (See Arkansas Supreme Court hears arguments in lottery trademark suit, Lottery Post, Dec. 9, 2011.) The Lottery Commission has said it should be immune from the lawsuit, but a judge in Pulaski County ruled in 2012 that the
May 9, 2013, 7:53 pm - Lottery News

California family's fight over $51 million lottery jackpot is over
A year after winning the big $51 million Mega Millions jackpot, Bakersfield resident Etta May Urquhart took her son to court saying he commandeered the money and went on a spending spree. (See Woman accuses son of taking $51 million lottery ticket, Lottery Post, May 6, 2012.) Well, that lawsuit has now been quietly dismissed following a settlement agreement. I checked it twice before I went outside because I couldn't believe it, Urquhart told 17 News in May 2011. Grinning from ear t
Mar 28, 2013, 9:42 am - Lottery News

Pool of McDonald's workers claims Mega Millions fraud
14 fast-food employees say co-worker tricked state lotto to avoid sharing winnings A group of 14 McDonald's employees from the Baltimore, Maryland, area are still convinced they were winners in the massive $656 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing earlier this year despite being told otherwise by lottery officials and are claiming that a co-worker defrauded the Maryland Lottery to avoid sharing a payout with them. On Sept. 19, the group filed a civil lawsuit against their co-worker, Mirla
Sep 29, 2012, 11:06 pm - Lottery News

New Jersey casino suing gamblers who won $1.5 million
Blames unshuffled decks of cards A New Jersey casino has sued a group of gamblers who won $1.5 million after they allegedly realized the eight decks of cards used in a game of mini baccarat were not preshuffled. The Golden Nugget in Atlantic City, N.J., filed suit against the gamblers and playing card company Gemaco after 14 players collectively won $1,536,700 in 41 winning hands. As the same sequence of cards kept appearing April 30, the players increased their bets from $10 to $5,000,
Aug 22, 2012, 2:49 pm - Lottery News

Ark. Lottery Commission denies tampering claim
The Arkansas Lottery Commission is denying allegations that it deliberately sold unsecure tickets that had a design defect that could easily lead to potential tampering. Assistant Attorney General Mark Ohrenberger submitted the statements Friday in legal papers in response to a lawsuit filed by a Little Rock man who claims he bought two $20 Arkansas Millionaires Club tickets that had been damaged. State officials also disputed claims that the agency deliberately allowed flawed tickets to r
Jun 6, 2012, 8:45 am - Lottery News

Woman sues business partner for share of $12.6M lottery jackpot
A lawsuit launched by a New Westminster, British Columbia, woman who claims she was tricked out of her equal share of a $12.6 million lottery jackpot is going to a full trial. A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled that the legal action filed by Maria Ganguin over the winning Canada Lotto 6/49 ticket against her ex-business partner, Maria Fehr, and her husband, Daniel Fehr, should be settled with full testimony before a trial judge. The defendants sought to have the matter resolved in a summ
Jun 6, 2012, 8:00 am - Lottery News

Judge orders new trial in Arkansas lottery ticket suit
An Arkansas judge on Thursday ordered a new trial to decide who can claim a $1 million scratch-off lottery ticket prize, a little more than three weeks after he ruled that a woman who said she bought the ticket but mistakenly discarded it was entitled to the money. White County Circuit Judge Thomas Hughes ruled May 1 that Sharon Duncan should get the prize money, not two other women involved in the case. Hughes ordered the new trial in a one-paragraph ruling that did not elaborate on his reas
May 25, 2012, 7:18 am - Lottery News

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