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Powerball’s error made him think he won $321M. He’s suing for a payout.

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2024
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But when Cheeks took his ticket down to the D.C. Office of Lottery and Gaming, an employee told him the website had shown the wrong numbers. His ticket wasn’t a winner, he had encountered a test drawing mistakenly posted to the website, and he wouldn’t be getting a nine-figure payout. Cheeks, 60, is suing the D.C. Office of Lottery and Gaming, Powerball and Taoti Enterprises, a D.C.-based contractor that markets the lottery, alleging breach of contract, gross negligence and emotional distress. In a 10-page complaint filed in November, Cheeks alleges...

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