In China, a man lost a 685,000 yuan jackpot due to negligence
In China, there was a funny incident related to winning the lottery. A man lost a 685,000 yuan jackpot due to negligence.
A local court ordered the owner of a lottery shop in Jiangsu province to compensate the customer with $33,000 for failing to print the winning lottery ticket.
The court acknowledged that Zhang (the owner) not printing the ticket was negligence and held him responsible for compensation.
The court also recognized negligence on Lee's part (the customer) for not making proper reminders and urging Zhang to print the ticket for him. It was acknowledged that Lee was partially responsible for his own loss, and therefore, a proportional share of responsibility was assigned to him.
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