The man who claimed that he bought the SuperLotto Plus winning ticket for the $63 million-dollar jackpot in Chatsworth is taking legal action. The $63 million-dollar jackpot was for the August 8th SuperLotto Plus winning results. He started legal action to be declared the winner in February 2016, and the case is still ongoing.
Where was the Winning SuperLotto Plus Ticket Sold?
The winning SuperLotto Plus ticket for Aug 8, 2015, draw was sold at a 7-Eleven store on Lassen Street in Chatsworth. The California Lottery has a rule that states the winners have to provide their winning tickets within 180 days of the draw to claim the prize. This has caused many SuperLotto Plus winning stories to almost not happen or to end without any prize being given, like with this man.
The Ticket that is Too Damaged to Win
While the ticket was sold in Chatsworth, a Los Angeles County man is claiming that he had the winning ticket and talked to the lottery officials. He says that the lottery officials rejected the ticket as being too damaged for them to reconstruct. The man is Brandy Milliner, and he has a letter from the California Lottery that congratulates him on winning the SuperLotto Plus jackpot.
However, just a few days later, Milliner got another letter from the California Lottery that stated the ticket was too damaged and that he would not be receiving the jackpot. The lottery ticket was not returned from the lottery official, so Milliner started legal action shortly after receiving the letter.
He is hoping that a judge will see this case and will declare him the rightful $63 million-dollar jackpot SuperLotto Plus winner.
The photos of the ticket are still online, and it is really hard to tell what the numbers are on the ticket. This is why it is hard to say if Milliner is going to win his case. The case has not been updated in the last year, so it is possible that the case was settled outside of court. However, only time will tell if Milliner is one of the thousands of SuperLotto Plus winners, or is he just another person that came close to winning but missed out.
What can You Do to Avoid This Situation?
There are a lot of SuperLotto Plus winning stories that end in heartbreak, but most times it is not because of a ticket being unreadable. The best way to protect yourself from losing your winnings especially if you buy a SuperLotto Plus ticket is to sign it right away. You should make sure that you put it in an area where it cannot be damaged, which could be your car, wallet, or in your home.
The reason why you should sign any lottery ticket when you buy it is the huge number of stories of people winning the lotto, but losing out on winning the jackpot, due to them not signing the ticket. Signing a SuperLotto Plus ticket only takes a few seconds, but your signature could save you a long legal battle.