A pair of lottery winners have filed a federal lawsuit against the Illinois Lottery, which still is selling tickets despite its inability to pay prizes greater than $25,000 until state lawmakers pass a budget.If people can't grasp the remote probability of winning the lottery, maybe the proximate probability of not getting paid will convince them to save their money.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Whole lotto IOUs
I remember back when the New York Lottery used to run commercials that teased you with "It could happen!" Unless you're in Illinois. Chicago Tribune: "News Illinois Lottery sued for not paying winnings due to state budget impasse."