Colorado man wins lottery, misses deadline to turn in ticket by 3 일: 보고서

Colorado man wins lottery, misses deadline to turn in ticket by 3 일: 보고서

Rules are rules.

Colorado man who played the lottery this springand wonmanaged to lose all of his potential winnings after he failed to turn in his ticket in time, 보고에 따르면.

Peter Bayley, won $ 1,500 after his lucky numbers were picked during the state’s Powerball lottery. While Bayley didn’t win millions, he hoped to spend his new earned cash on a vacation with his wife.

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With the lottery office briefly closed due to the pandemic, Bayley said he felt uncomfortable sending it through certified mail so he decided to wait to turn in his golden ticket, FOX 31 Denver reported. He missed the deadline by three days.

It’s totally on me,” Bayley said. “It was my mistake. I thought the extension of three days would be something they could live with.

According to the station, winning tickets in Colorado must be turned in within six months. A 30-day coronavirus-related extension to claim winnings was put in place for people in the state who bought a ticket between April 6 and April 30.

Colorado Lottery spokesperson Meghan Dougherty said strict lottery rules are mandated by the state and an exception couldn’t be made for Bayley after he turned his ticket in past the deadline.

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“It’s really important we keep to the rules,” 그녀가 말했다, 에 따르면 FOX 31. “그렇지 않으면, everybody would want to potentially change the rules”

Bayley’s loss was a win for certain organizations and agencies within the state, who receive proceeds, 만큼 잘, unclaimed winnings from the state lottery, the station reported.

아직도, he advised that anyone lucky enough to pick winning numbers should cash that moneyas soon as possible,” FOX 31 신고.

FOX 뉴스 앱을 받으려면 여기를 클릭하십시오.

“Go ahead call email, make an appointment and get that money in your hands as soon as possible so you don’t end up like this," 그는 덧붙였다.

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