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Two workers in lottery pool sue over $118 million ticket
Two employees of a Chicago Heights, Illinois, bakery are suing co-workers over a $118 million Mega Millions jackpot, alleging they were unfairly left out of the winnings. Jose Franco and Marco Medina were regular participants in a lottery pool with co-workers at the bakery for about a year, according to the suit. The group won $9 during a drawing on May 1, and there was an understanding that the money would be used to purchase more tickets for a May 4 drawing, the suit said. Some employees
May 17, 2012, 9:42 am - Lottery News

Woman accuses son of taking $51 million lottery ticket
A California woman has sued her son and accused him of making off with her $51 million Mega Millions lottery ticket, and then racking up expenses on houses, cars, and cash gifts. The legal dispute between Etta May Urquhart, 76, and her son Ronnie Orender, who had been a truck driver, centers on who owns the ticket. She admits he signed it, but she is the one who lottery officials acknowledge bought the slip of paper. In May 2011, Urquhart went to her local Mobil gas station in Bakersfield,
May 6, 2012, 8:22 am - Lottery News

Cover-up alleged in Arkansas Lottery
An irate lottery player claimed in county court that Arkansas Lottery officials tried to keep him quiet about flawed lotto tickets. In a class action, the man says that the security director of the Arkansas Lottery Commission offered him a bizarre assortment of Lottery merchandise and asked him to keep quiet about flawed tickets, so the Lottery would not lose money while it had the tickets reprinted. Lead plaintiff Rick Tomboli sued the Arkansas Lottery Commission and its top officials, in
May 2, 2012, 9:16 pm - Lottery News

Arkansas woman loses bid for $1M lottery ticket picked from trash
An Arkansas woman who cashed a $1 million lottery ticket may have to give up the winnings to a woman who threw away the ticket after she bought it, according to a judge's ruling Tuesday. The judge decided that Sharon Duncan was entitled to the prize money, not Sharon Jones, who claimed the prize money after she took the ticket from a trash can of discarded lottery tickets at a convenience store in Beebe, a city about 40 miles northeast of Little Rock. Jones' attorney, James Simpson, said h
May 1, 2012, 10:49 pm - Lottery News

NJ man sued over $38.5M lottery ticket
A trail is underway in the case of a New Jersey construction worker who is being sued by his former co-workers after cashing in a $38.5 million lottery ticket. Americo Lopes and five co-workers participated in a weekly lottery pool starting in 2007 where they worked at Berto Construction, according to the New Jersey Star-Ledger. Each participant contributed $2 to the pool and Lopes would buy the tickets. Lopes also played the lottery independently from the pool. On November 10, 2009, tw
Mar 14, 2012, 9:12 am - Lottery News

Three women vying for ownership of $1 million lottery ticket
Includes video report A winning $1 million lottery ticket picked out of a gas station trash can has become the subject of a three-way legal battle in Arkansas. Sharon Jones was at a Super One Stop in July 2011 in Bebee, Ark., when she went to a trash bin to pick up a handful of discarded lottery tickets, as she had done many times before, according to her attorneys. A program through the lottery commission website allows people to register non-winning tickets for points that they can us
Jan 26, 2012, 9:20 pm - Lottery News

Representative of Hot Lotto winner named in lawsuit
The case of the most mysterious jackpot winner in the history of the Iowa Lottery got even more convoluted Thursday. The attorney who represents a trust attempting to claim a multimillion-dollar Hot Lotto jackpot faces legal troubles in Delaware, court documents show. Crawford Shaw, who is trying to claim a jackpot worth much as $14.2 million on behalf of his client, Hexam Investments Trust, is being sued over his involvement in a now-bankrupt company called Industrial Enterprises of Ameri
Jan 20, 2012, 8:57 am - Lottery News

Man to sue Austrian casino after $57 million jackpot denied
A gambler who thought he had won 37 million (US$57 million) on a slot machine has been offered a free meal and 60 (US$93) instead, after casino bosses said the jackpot was due to a software error . Behar Merlaku, 26, played the winning machine at a casino in Bregenz, Austria. Despite only getting four of the slot machine's five required matches, Mr. Merlaku was told he had won the massive jackpot complete with a winning bell and flashing screen. However when he went to claim his prize,
Dec 14, 2011, 9:38 am - Lottery News

Arkansas Supreme Court hears arguments in lottery trademark suit
An attorney for a Little Rock marketing firm argued Thursday before the Arkansas Supreme Court that his client should be allowed to proceed with a trademark lawsuit against the Arkansas Lottery Commission. The high court heard oral arguments but did not immediately issue a ruling in a lawsuit filed by Alpha Marketing against the Lottery Commission. The company has been seeking a ruling that it has exclusive rights to use of the terms Arkansas lottery, Arkansas Lotto, and Lottery Arkansas, som
Dec 9, 2011, 10:11 am - Lottery News

Georgia Lottery wins ruling in $5 million trademark dispute
The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled against two men who sought $5 million in damages from the Georgia Lottery Corporation in a lawsuit over the MONEYBAGS$ logo. The suit was filed by George Kyle, who obtained a registered trademark for the MONEYBAG$ logo and game in 1995, and Frank Mankovitch, whom Kyle had been given the exclusive right to market the game. The logo consisted of a velvet pouch containing wooden tiles. From 1999 to 2002, the Georgia Lottery obtained approval to use Kyle's t
Nov 21, 2011, 1:08 pm - Lottery News

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