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Posted: March 21, 2013, 2:10 am - IP Logged

The good news is they have 3 days to prepare a bon-fire for cooking the bonafide goat. LOL

  wow>d>kid>did>not>screw>anyone>>!

LITE my FIRE>LITE my FIRE'Reeeeloto!!

CONGRAT'$>>kid>>Uwill>WINN$$$$$$!

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    Posted: March 21, 2013, 3:08 am - IP Logged

    A "mistake" by definition means someone walked away from it. Finders keepers, losers Crying.

    First, how do you know it's a mistake and not a ticket that was accidentally left behind? If it was left behind the store may not own it and would therefore have no right to sell it.  In general, anyone who finds property has a legal obligation to make an effort to locate the owner.

    There's also the chance that it was correctly printed at a player's request, but the player then realized they didn't have their money with them. Did the store give the player a reasonable chance to come back and pay, or did they sell it to the first person who would take it? Did ther clerk give the ticket to the player, who then left it as collateral for their debt? There may be a reasonable argument that the ticket was legitimately transferred to the customer  and that the store should have given the customer a reasonable chance to pay before selling the customer's ticket.

    If it's the result of a mistake, who made the mistake and what was the mistake?

    Several months ago a clerk accidentally printed my MM ticket with the megaplier, and before even asking me she printed another one without the megaplier. She then gave me the first ticket for free, but suppose I didn't get the ticket and those numbers had won the jackpot?

    Sure, we mostly agree that nobody has sole rights to a set of numbers, but that ticket was generated using my betslip, and because I was making a good faith effort to buy a ticket (that I hope has a unique set of numbers). Whether anyone else had played those numbers or not, that ticket that was printed in error would have diluted the value of my ticket if those numbers were drawn. Making me buy the ticket to protect my value raises the cost of playing. There's absolutely no question that I would be able to sue; I need a filing fee, not a good case. The question is whether or not the clerk's negligence would result in me winning the lawsuit. If I win there are (at least) three possible outcomes. One is that the ticket printed by mistake is considered valid and the store has to pay. Another is that the ticket is declared valid, but the lottery has to make good. The third is that the ticket is declared void, since it was never requested by a player and was only printed as a result of the clerk's error.

    That last one may be a serious bummer for anyone who bought the ticket. Legally it would be just like any other losing ticket, except that the player would get their money back, but you can be sure that the player isn't going to be happy about it.

    None of that means there's a significant risk in buying a mistake, but I'd suggest that anyone who think's there's too much risk in playing with a pool consisting of people they know isn't thinking consistently if they'll buy a ticket without being positive that they're the only one with a rock solid claim of ownership.

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      Im sure i heard people can get refunds, but the stores dont like to do it, it requires a seniour staf member.  i would have  called explained and call the lottery HQ to get your rights reguarding refunds.   if that was neeeded, or as ridge said, all pony up another $10, and be in a bonus draw for $20 mega millions.

       

      yeah the message saying no powerplay could be miscontrued as no powerball;.  alsways send someone who knows WTF they are supposed to be doing.

      i mean can you  mark coupons for powerball QP's with no power play?  how about filling out some  nd sending the kid with that

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        Im sure i heard people can get refunds, but the stores dont like to do it, it requires a seniour staf member.  i would have  called explained and call the lottery HQ to get your rights reguarding refunds.   if that was neeeded, or as ridge said, all pony up another $10, and be in a bonus draw for $20 mega millions.

         

        yeah the message saying no powerplay could be miscontrued as no powerball;.  alsways send someone who knows WTF they are supposed to be doing.

        i mean can you  mark coupons for powerball QP's with no power play?  how about filling out some  nd sending the kid with that

        46 states with a lottery, and thousands of laws and red tape, customers understanding their rights, is a far and few affair.  After all lottery is about making small businesses happy, not lottery players. (A happy lottery player is one who can play online!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

        When it comes to lottery Jackpot games, its more like you break it you bought it.

        The funny thing is refunds come easy with daily games in NY,  but a jackpot game, its like screw you!!  You broke it you bought it!!

         You dont even get a ten minute grace period to cancel!  Those expensive computers sure are dumb!

        From what I understand, JP games cannot be canceled and yes I agree its a good idea to find out your refund rights.  ( I have been playing for almost ten years and I still dont know albeit I also have never asked, except for some random P***ls).

        Which bodes the question, perhaps, this kid DID ASK for PB tickets, and the clerk just printed MM tickets.

        But the kid was just not wise enough to check. What if there was a long line of poolies? The kid would feel a lot of pressure to get out of there.  He probably was even on his lunch break!!!

        I have often not checked my tickets, but then when I get to the car, I say to myself "man you didn't check"

        Did this kid have enough time to double check and get back to work in time?  Maybe he know they were wrong, but couldn't do anything about it?

        If you receive 110 wrong tickets, what would you do?

         

        I mostly get my info on refunds from the clerks, could they all be lying?

        Thinking of...


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          Posted: March 21, 2013, 3:43 am - IP Logged

          That chimp sure is thinking hard.

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            so I usually run the lotto pool at work and today I had to leave and bring mikayla(my daughter) to the doctors  so I had  judy (receptionist) write a note for the kid that is going to buy POWERBALL tickets not to get the power play but just get $210.00 worth of POWERBALL TICKETS
                HE BOUGHT MEGA MILLIONS ........lots of up set people

            No one won the powerball rowlettewheel so your group can still be in it. Please let us know how you all did on your Mega tickets.

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              Posted: March 21, 2013, 5:53 am - IP Logged

              No one won the powerball rowlettewheel so your group can still be in it. Please let us know how you all did on your Mega tickets.

              WHEW!!!!!!Just got to work and nothing signed to get there money back on my office door .....SmileC'MON MEGA ...

              some day....some day

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                WHEW!!!!!!Just got to work and nothing signed to get there money back on my office door .....SmileC'MON MEGA ...

                That's good rowlettewheel if you win a nice amount on the mega you can cash the tickets in and buy more powerbal tickets for Saturday draw just a suggestion.

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                  YES rowlettewheel good luck on megaball. maybe the kid will be hailed as  your office hero if it wins big. and all mistakes forgiven. either way he'll be carried out on your shoulders. either to cheer, or toss out a window.

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                    so I usually run the lotto pool at work and today I had to leave and bring mikayla(my daughter) to the doctors  so I had  judy (receptionist) write a note for the kid that is going to buy POWERBALL tickets not to get the power play but just get $210.00 worth of POWERBALL TICKETS
                        HE BOUGHT MEGA MILLIONS ........lots of up set people

                    Yikes, wow.

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                      Posted: March 21, 2013, 9:21 am - IP Logged

                      three numbers matched and mega ball......Partyoh ...wrong game....lol

                      some day....some day

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                        If the tickets come up a winner the kid gets 20% of the pot. Green laugh

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                          Posted: March 21, 2013, 10:28 am - IP Logged

                          Our Pool host tried to use the machine for $50 of PB. He ended up buying one line for 25 draws. It was funny and worth the $2 watching him turn red when he told us.

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                            Our Pool host tried to use the machine for $50 of PB. He ended up buying one line for 25 draws. It was funny and worth the $2 watching him turn red when he told us.

                            lol oh geez, this thread is getting better and better. imagine if it came up with 5 numbers on that game

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                              WHEW!!!!!!Just got to work and nothing signed to get there money back on my office door .....SmileC'MON MEGA ...

                              Glad to heart the good news. Giving back lottery tix would be like giving back a points in a football game.