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Posted: January 27, 2015, 12:46 am - IP Logged

Jester Anybody have any horror stories about dishonest store clerks? Dance  i may have been ripped off for a $100,000 scratch off ticket. 

Unfortunately if you were ripped off by a clerk u probably wouldn't know it!?I Agree!

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    I wouldn't be ripped off by a clerk because I check my own tickets. When I cash my tickets in I already know how much I've won in the first place so no surprises. I've also never had a clerk try to pull a fast one on me.

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      I wouldn't be ripped off by a clerk because I check my own tickets. When I cash my tickets in I already know how much I've won in the first place so no surprises. I've also never had a clerk try to pull a fast one on me.

      Same with me. I know what the tic is worth when I cash it in. Also, the clerk has to scan the tic to see if it's a winner and how much the winning tic pays. I've never had a clerk try to cheat me, but I also buy and cash my tics at only two stores and they both know me.

      I think the occasional story about bad clerks tends to stir up horror stories that are less than truthful.

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        Posted: January 27, 2015, 9:54 am - IP Logged

        Jester Anybody have any horror stories about dishonest store clerks? Dance  i may have been ripped off for a $100,000 scratch off ticket. 

        Unfortunately if you were ripped off by a clerk u probably wouldn't know it!?I Agree!

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          Posted: January 27, 2015, 10:50 am - IP Logged

          I haven't really had a problem with a store clerk trying to cheat me out of a lottery win. The place I usually stop at has a self service machine where you can buy both scratch off and draw game tickets. It has a ticket scanner and you can apply the winnings as credit toward the machine, which I do sometimes.

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            I've never been ripped off. I know when I win and how much the ticket will pay.

            Ya gotz to be smarter than that dere ticket you're playin'.

            If you had a $100K ticket, why oh why would you entertain the idea of going to a store and not the lottery office?

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              I've never been ripped off. I know when I win and how much the ticket will pay.

              Ya gotz to be smarter than that dere ticket you're playin'.

              If you had a $100K ticket, why oh why would you entertain the idea of going to a store and not the lottery office?

              I Agree! 

              The back of the tickets give all the "where and how to cash" information and say to sign the ticket before doing anything. It's getting to the point when I read stories about players getting scammed by clerks, I'm wondering how people can be that stupid.

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                moose59,

                No offense but if you don't know if you won $100,000 or not you don't have any business playing.

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                In Illinois the self-scanners tell you if you won or lost, text only.

                When the clerk checks it on their scanner if the ticket won anything at all the scanner plays a jingle. I'm not sure if they can turn off the sound or not but I haven't seen one fail yet.

                Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any.

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                  moose59,

                  No offense but if you don't know if you won $100,000 or not you don't have any business playing.

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                  In Illinois the self-scanners tell you if you won or lost, text only.

                  When the clerk checks it on their scanner if the ticket won anything at all the scanner plays a jingle. I'm not sure if they can turn off the sound or not but I haven't seen one fail yet.

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                    Green laugh oh my goodness! well i'd have to admit that i'm not the smartest guy on the planet but i was excited and didn't feel like driving the 3 hours to lottery headquarters!?

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                      Jester Anybody have any horror stories about dishonest store clerks? Dance  i may have been ripped off for a $100,000 scratch off ticket. 

                      Unfortunately if you were ripped off by a clerk u probably wouldn't know it!?I Agree!

                      I've never had a problem, but I always check my own tickets before bringing them in to be cashed so I know if I won or not. If it's a small amount, say a few dollars, I cash it at a convenience store but if it's a large amount, say $50, I go to a supermarket since they have more cash on hand. So far, never been cheated.

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                         Call your State's lottery office and ask for help .Wink

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                          Posted: January 27, 2015, 9:49 pm - IP Logged

                          I always check my own tickets when I can or go to stores that I frequent on a daily basis.

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                            Big Smile really? do u think i'd get anywhere? it was a couple of years ago! Drum

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                              Big Smile really? do u think i'd get anywhere? it was a couple of years ago! Drum

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