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A man is suing Powerball after he was wrongly told he won $340 million

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2024
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A D.C. resident is suing the Powerball lottery system and the D.C. Office of Lottery and Gaming after a technical error left him without a prize of $340 million, accusing the lottery operators of conspiracy, negligence, and fraud. In the lawsuit, plaintiff John Cheeks states that on Jan. 6, 2023, he bought a Powerball lottery ticket for a game whose winners were set to be announced the following day. Cheeks checked the D.C. Lottery website on Jan. 8 and saw his numbers selected as the winners, which entitled him to...

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