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Malfunction Costs Couple $11 Million Slot Machine Jackpot

June 5th, 2010 06:19 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

ainandil writes “Engineering mistakes, while frustrating, seldom definitively alter the end user’s life. Not so in Cripple Creek Colorado — MaryAnn and Jim McMahon thought their money troubles were over when they hit an $11 million jackpot at a casino Tuesday. Before paying the jackpot, the Wildwood Casino turned the machine over to the Colorado Gaming Division for inspection. A glitch was found, aha! The Wildwood Casino blamed a slot machine malfunction for the $11 million jackpot. Total actually won by the McMahons? $1627.82.”

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