View Full Version : Lottery error stings couple

04-14-2011, 12:15 PM
-- A Pueblo couple said they went from rags to riches, to rags again -- all because the local newspaper printed the wrong winning lottery numbers.

Jim and Dorothy Sprague said they checked the Sunday Pueblo Chieftain for the winning lottery numbers and found out their lottery ticket matched the numbers in the paper.

That's when they called a son and daughter to tell them they'd won the $4.3 million lottery jackpot.Later, they found out the numbers in the newspaper were wrong. They tried calling the newspaper on Sunday to let them know about the error, but said they got a recording.


04-14-2011, 09:07 PM
The offices of the Pueblo Chieftain on Monday morning ...