MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — Two New York men are suing the New Jersey Lottery after they threw out a Powerball ticket worth $1 million.

Salvatore Cambria and Erick Onyango, of Suffern, New York, argue in their federal lawsuit that the lottery didn’t quickly update its website with the winning numbers from the March 23 drawing.

Cambria tells The Record newspaper he asked Onyango to check the website soon after the 11 p.m. drawing. Cambria tossed the ticket when the numbers didn’t match. The men now think the site was showing the previous drawing’s numbers.

They say they realized they had won the next day. But by then, their ticket was on its way to a landfill in Canada.

The men say they have two other tickets showing serial numbers that prove they had a winner.

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5 thoughts on “2 Men Throw Out $1M Ticket, Sue New Jersey Lottery

  1. jhuf on said:

    There TOO stupid to have money, even if the current numbers had not been posted you see the draw date for the numbers you are looking at

  2. Amber on said:

    Are these idoits for real. That is YOUR fault. YOu should have double checked your numbers. It tells you on those websites that they are NOT responsible for the accuracy of the numbers. That is why if you think you won, you check the website, newspaper, phone number, then you go to the headquarters and get the OFFICIAL approval.

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