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Lottery trial sheds lights on OLGC miscues
An 81-year-old Canadian man, a cancer survivor, is suing the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLGC), saying it refused to properly investigate a retailer who allegedly cheated him out of a $250,000 winning Encore ticket.Despite feeling cheated by the store owners, Robert Edmonds settled his civil suit against them in January. While he was originally asking for $250,000 the value of the winning ticket and $500,000 in punitive damages, Edmonds settled for $150,000 because he'd heard they ha ...
Mar 8, 2005, 12:00 pm - Lottery News forum

World Games officials face probe
Officials of global pyramid lottery scheme face tax evasion chargesA lawyer representing disgruntled investors in the controversial World Games Inc. (WGI) has reported WGI's Norwegian officials to the country's white collar crime unit kokrim.An kokrim official confirmed the federal agency that investigates and persecutes economic crimes in Norway had received the filing from lawyer Olav Sylte.He represents 8 people who are demanding the return of around NOK 1.2 million from WGI officials in No ...
Mar 1, 2005, 10:43 am - Lottery News forum

Florida Lotto winner sued — again
Robert Swofford Jr. had $35 million in Florida Lotto winnings, and his soon-to-be ex-wife wanted a piece of it.Swofford solved that problem, but now he's got another one: The ex-wife's sister wants a cut, too, and she's taking him to court to get it.The way Mary Lackey sees it, she deserves part of the money every bit as much as her sister Ann did. And some folks might agree she has a point. Swofford fathered children by both women in 1993. Mary Lackey says she wants the money for her daughter.O ...
Feb 28, 2005, 9:30 am - Lottery News forum

Men who threw away $100,000 scratch ticket now seek prize
Two men who say they bought a scratch-off lottery ticket and threw it away are seeking the $100,000 prize a woman claimed after she plucked it from a cafe's trash can.The men -- Ron Douglas of Waldron and Ron Vinson of Shelbyville, Indiana -- have hired a lawyer who said he sent a formal request to Hoosier Lottery officials for a $100,000 payment.Attorney Lee McNeely said he also talked about the situation with Ellen Corcella, the lottery's security director. The letter that I forwarded to them ...
Feb 25, 2005, 2:12 pm - Lottery News forum

Jackpot runner-up says lottery officials reneged on settlement offer
A 57-year-old Fayetteville, Tenn., man who sued the Tennessee Lottery after its first, and to date only, $1 million drawing last summer said he feels doubly cheated after a series of talks with lottery officials left him with no settlement agreement.Dennis Perry, who won the $10,000 third-place prize, claimed in his lawsuit that mistakes during the drawing may have cost him the top prize.The rules for the June 26 drawing at Opry Mills stated that the three contestants would randomly pick an enve ...
Jan 20, 2005, 5:54 pm - Lottery News forum

Jury rules lottery pool members entitled to share Mega Millions prize
Only six Ohio postal workers sued Stephen Kyle for a piece of a $175,000 winning lottery ticket.But all 20 lottery-pool members -- including Kyle -- will share the jackpot evenly after a jury ruled Tuesday that Kyle was wrong to keep the money for himself, cutting his colleagues out of their fair shares.If all 20 stake a claim, each will be eligible to receive $8,750, before taxes. Three of the pool members who testified on Kyle's behalf during the two-day trial in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas C ...
Jan 20, 2005, 4:21 pm - Lottery News forum

Ex-cop told to lie to claim Illinois Lottery prize
Ron Smith was surprised to learn in August that he was banned from claiming a $995 Illinois Lottery prize because he had been working a security job with the state agency that oversees horse tracks.He continued to be amazed a couple of weeks later when a Lottery staffer called and asked him if he wanted to travel to Springfield and claim the cash on an apparent wink-and-nod basis. A telephone message later left at his house told him he could get the cash in Des Plaines, closer to his Will County ...
Jan 18, 2005, 9:21 am - Lottery News forum

Ohio lottery pool lawsuit focuses on time of purchase
For nearly four years, Olmsted Falls postal worker Stephen Kyle faithfully delivered copies of losing lottery tickets to 19 co-workers every time the Mega Millions jackpot exceeded $100 million.Until June 25, that is -- which was the first time Kyle picked a winner, hitting on five of six numbers, worth $175,000.On that date, Kyle, who organized the pool, failed to provide his co-workers with copies of the tickets and neglected to tell them that one was a winner.Kyle, 51, of Amherst, later ex pl ...
Jan 14, 2005, 1:18 pm - Lottery News forum

Texas attorney general gives up pursuit of lottery funds
The Texas attorney general's office has dropped efforts to make the state lottery commission reimburse it for $176,000 paid to a Las Vegas law firm hired by the state to draft a bill to legalize video slot machines. The move, made formal in a letter dated Monday from Assistant Attorney General Barry McBee, came after a watchdog organization sued, claiming the state overstepped its authority by agreeing to pay the firm as much as $250,000 for legal advice. They blinked, Russ Verney, head of the ...
Jan 13, 2005, 7:30 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery winner evaded taxes, fined $375,000
Jefferson, 71, won $12.5 million; admits to making out false invoicesThe winner of a CDN$12.5 million lottery prize who runs a benefit plan consulting firm is a little less rich today after admitting he fabricated expense claims and service invoices involving his business.Walter Jefferson, chief executive officer of Toronto-based Global Benefit Plan Consultants, pleaded guilty to five counts of income tax evasion in court this week and paid a fine of $375,000.Jefferson, 71, did not report income ...
Jan 12, 2005, 8:54 am - Lottery News forum