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Woman accused of killing Florida lottery winner sued by victim's estate
The estate of slain Lakeland, Florida, lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare has filed another lawsuit against the woman accused of killing him. The latest lawsuit, filed last week in Tampa's courthouse, accuses Dorice DeeDee Moore of taking more than $1 million from Shakespeare. The estate is seeking 121 items, including many pieces of jewelry, a Rolex watch, six computers and two cameras. The valuables were seized by Hillsborough County deputies during the investigation into Shakespeare'
Oct 14, 2011, 5:47 pm - Lottery News

Irish NY lottery winner's estranged husband wants half
Patricia Daly, an Ireland native from Tullamore, Co. Offaly, struck gold with a Quick Pick in the New York State Lottery in January but now faces a battle to hold onto her winnings, with her estranged husband launching a legal bid for what he claims is his rightful share. (See Long Island waitress wins $21.5M Lotto jackpot, Lottery Post, Jan. 28, 2011.) Daly, 40, is a single mother of three who emigrated to New York in 1995. She was one of eight players who won a combined $32.5 million, cl
Sep 7, 2011, 4:30 pm - Lottery News

Ohio man sues for share of $99M lottery jackpot
An employee of a Geauga County cabinetry company has sued 22 of his co-workers for denying him a share of a $99 million lottery jackpot. And, last week, a judge ordered the Ohio Lottery Commission to set aside about $2 million until Edward Hairston's claim is resolved in a trial. Hairston contends that every month for eight years he pitched $5 into a lottery pool with co-workers at the KraftMaid company in Middlefield. While recuperating from a back injury, however, he failed to make contr
Sep 4, 2011, 5:24 pm - Lottery News

Lotto winner shot by deputies wins settlement
Includes video report The Seminole County Sheriff's Office will pay a $3.2 million settlement to a Florida Lottery winner who was shot in his own back yard. Deputies said they thought Robert Swofford Jr. was a burglar when they opened fire on him in April 2006. Swofford, who won $60 million in the Florida Lotto, was shot four times. He filed a lawsuit in 2007, claiming the sheriff's office failed to properly train its deputies. Lawyers decided to settle the lawsuit last week.
Sep 1, 2011, 7:46 am - Lottery News

N.J. woman suing state over lottery tax
State retroactively slapped her with $1.58 million in taxes A Rockaway, New Jersey, woman who won a $14.9 million prize in the New Jersey Lottery's Pick 6 drawing in 2009 is suing the state to get a $1.58 million income tax refund she says she is owed. Kimberly Wearin's lawsuit, made public today in Superior Court in Morristown, says that when she won the prize on June 4, 2009 and took it as a lump sum, winnings from the state lottery were excluded from taxable income, under state law.
Jun 7, 2011, 5:21 pm - Lottery News

Cheated lottery winner files lawsuit
A Dallas-area man who Travis County prosecutors say had his $1 million lottery ticket stolen by a convenience store clerk in 2009 has sued the Texas Lottery Commission and others in hopes of recovering all of his winnings. Lawyers for Willis Willis, a retired Grand Prairie maintenance man, filed the suit in state District Court in Travis County last week against the lottery commission, GTECH Corp, which runs the lottery, and the owner of a convenience store where Willis bought his ticket.
May 31, 2011, 4:01 pm - Lottery News

Sibling battle over $32M lottery win lands in court
Take a barber, a handyman and the handyman's sister, add one lottery ticket and $32 million, and what do you have? A lawsuit and siblings no longer speaking to each other. Sam Haddad and his longtime friend and barber Mike Dettorre won $32 million with a Lotto 6/49 ticket in June 2008. It made for a great story: Dettorre had been cutting Haddad's hair for more than 30 years and the men often bought tickets together, sticking them on the mirror in Dettorre's Old Ottawa South barber shop until
May 3, 2011, 1:30 pm - Lottery News

Siblings fight over lottery jackpot
Father died day after winning The family of an Australian man who won almost $2 million in a lottery and died the next day has been fighting over who is entitled to the money. Townsville Supreme Court has heard the fighting between Lajos Szanto's four children occurred over the wording of their father's will and whether or not he had bought the ticket for himself. Lajos Szanto won $1,818,181.82 on February 13 last year, but was not able to enjoy his winnings after he died a day later, h
Apr 19, 2011, 6:30 am - Lottery News

Woman sues TV station over lottery numbers error
A Fort Lee, New Jersey, woman who says she thought fortune had smiled on her with a $250,000 winner in a 2009 Mega Millions drawing is suing WABC-TV for allegedly broadcasting the wrong winning numbers and leaving her devastated when she discovered she had won nothing. Rakel Daniele is seeking $75,000 in damages from WABC-TV, American Broadcasting Co., the Walt Disney Co. and an unidentified Jane Doe in a lawsuit that was transferred to federal District Court in Newark last week from state Su
Feb 27, 2011, 8:25 am - Lottery News

Estranged husband of N.Y. Lottery winner to sue for his share
The estranged husband of the Irishwoman who won a $21.5 million New York Lottery jackpot is set to sue her for his share of the winnings. Patricia Daley Eisel's divorce from her husband, Jamie Eisel, was not yet finalised at the time of her win which worked out to $8 million after taxes in January. (See Long Island waitress wins $21.5M Lotto jackpot, Lottery Post, Jan. 28, 2011.) They separated a year ago, after 13 years of marriage, and he is now living with a new partner. Patricia and Ja
Feb 21, 2011, 11:00 am - Lottery News

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