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What steps would you take if you lost the winning MM/ PB ticket?

Topic closed. 17 replies. Last post 4 years ago by Original Bey.

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rdgrnr's avatar - walt
Way back up in them dadgum hills, son!
United States
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April 28, 2009
14903 Posts
Posted: March 27, 2013, 10:44 pm - IP Logged

She lit a candle and swept the house. And when she had found it, she said, 'Friends, neighbors, come rejoice with me. This my coin was lost and is found again".


Doing it Bible stlye! Thumbs Up

I like the way you put that, OB.  Thumbs Up

    RJOh's avatar - chipmunk
    United States
    Member #9
    March 24, 2001
    19826 Posts
    Posted: March 27, 2013, 10:58 pm - IP Logged

    First, a ticket isn't lost until you absolutely can't find it so I would look for it before thinking it was lost.

    Second, unless you play a particular set of numbers, record or make out play slips for your tickets, you have no way of knowing you bought the winning ticket. 

    If the ticket is claimed within a few days of the drawing by someone I didn't know who bought it at a store I had never shopped then I would assume I was imagining things and just forget about it.

    Otherwise I would put in a claimed with all the information I had and hope no one else made a similar claim and an investigation by the lottery might prove my claim was legit.

    All states have a rule, no ticket no prize and more of them are enforcing that rule lately.

     * you don't need to buy more tickets, just buy a winning ticket * 
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      Original Bey's avatar - Lottery-022.jpg

      Member #133462
      September 30, 2012
      5946 Posts
      Posted: March 27, 2013, 11:00 pm - IP Logged

      I like the way you put that, OB.  Thumbs Up

      Thanks Ridge!

      "Everything works  ONCE!"