10 Office Lottery Pools Gone Terribly Wrong

McDonald's lottery poolOffice lottery pools. They're an innocent way for coworkers to bond. A collective dream to lift you out of the daily grind. But they're also potential scenes of Greek tragedy-style betrayal, greed, envy, loss and devastation.

McDonald's employee Mirlande Wilson reportedly claimed she was one of the three winners of the record-breaking $640 million Mega Millions lottery on Monday. Although Maryland Lottery officials say no one has claimed the ticket yet, a drama is already brewing at McDonald's, where employees claim Wilson's dream ticket was purchased as part of an office pool. Wilson insists that she bought it separately, and doesn't plan to share the winnings.

If true, the Maryland McDonald's dispute would be just the latest in a long series of office-lottery-pool traumas. There are the co-workers who sue each other over broken promises, the co-workers who turn on each other over lies. The co-workers who stop being co-workers, because one sails away on a five-star tour of the world, while the other wallows in misery.

After all, people change a little when they have a check for nine figures in their hands. That's been a fact of human nature for a long time, since King Midas turned his daughter into gold or M.C. Hammer filed for bankruptcy and became a pastor.

Here are 10 of the worst office lotto pool disputes:






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February 23 2015 at 3:34 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Mark Haigh

That makes grim reading :-).

But thankfully most of the thousands of pools out there go a lot more smoothly.

We have a detailed and really good (in my opinion anyway) guide to running your own office pool here:-
http://www.lottery-syndicate-world.com/your-own-lottery-pool.html

February 11 2013 at 12:51 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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