And none of them work at McDonalds, so it looks like Mirlande Wilson caused a big fuss with all of her co-workers for absolutely nothing! What a weird thing to do, right?
It turns out the winning ticket in the state belonged to three school district employees (who wish to remain anonymous) that pooled together their money to buy 60 tickets from three locations. At a dollar a ticket, that puts their initial investment at
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If you pooled your money with co-workers to purchase a bunch of lottery tickets, then got screwed out of the $105 million (after taxes) jackpot after one of those co-workers said she won it with a ticket that "wasn’t on the group plan," you would be pretty pissed, right?
That's exactly how a group of Maryland McDonald's employees feel. About 15 people chipped in $5 for a shot at the $656 million payout, which has been split between three winning tickets after Friday's drawing, and are now furious at Mirlande Wilson for refusing to share the winnings.
Although she was part of the pool, she claims her winning ticket was a separate investment and explained the conundrum to sources:
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