Last year Katrina Buchman attracted national attention when she played "Sphinx Slot Machine" at the Resorts World Casino in Queens, new York, and it turned out that she had won $43 million - it would be the largest jackpot ever won in U.S. history. But the casino told her that the machine was wrong, and she didn't win anything. Then Katrina went to court.
When Buchman came to collect her prize, the casino employee told her that she won nothing and offered her a free lunch and 2.25 per dollar. Lawyer Buchman said she did not agree neither at lunch nor at 2.25 dollar. At that time the press-Secretary of Resorts World Dan Bank apologized and said that "the casino personnel could determine that the figure displayed in the slot, was the result of an obvious fault - a fact that later was confirmed by the gaming Commission Affairs of the state of new York."
Buchman attorney Alan Ripka says he has spent months struggling to get a win at the casino, but to no avail. So, on June 14 was filed suit. Ripka also said that he asked Resorts World Casino to explain how the machine works, but the company didn't even answer him.
The lawsuit alleges that Resorts World Casino was "negligent" and did not provide proper maintenance of your lottery equipment. It also States that the incident Bukman suffering "spiritual experiences," and she experienced "significant" monetary failure because she "lost the chance and / or opportunity to win" car.
The lawsuit also mentions the operator of the video lottery Genting New York LLC, which is the parent company of Resorts World Casino and developer of gaming machines International Game Technology as defendants. The lawyer said that he plans to seek damages in the amount of not less than $43 million.
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