Lottery Commission won’t pay Grand Prairie man $1 million prize

November 3, 2009 | In The News, Randy Howry

By Avi Selk, Dallas Morning News

As if things weren’t confusing enough for a man named Willis Willis.

During a meeting on Monday, the Texas Lottery Commission told the 67-year-old Grand Prairie man that he is not the rightful winner of a $1 million prize – even though its own investigators have told police he bought the winning ticket.

The real winner, the commission said, is the convenience store clerk who was indicted on charges that he cheated Willis out of his ticket in May. The clerk, 25-year-old Pankaj Joshi, is believed to have fled the country. (more…)

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HowryBreen Assists Lottery Winner to Recover Stolen Prize Money

October 26, 2009 | Press Release, Randy Howry, Sean Breen

For Immediate Release

HowryBreen is representing Grand Prairie resident Willis Willis whose winning lottery ticket was stolen by a store clerk who ran off with the money. Randy Howry and Sean Breen are helping Willis to recover his rightful winnings. The story first appeared in the Dallas Morning News, then was picked up by the news wire and consequently has been published world wide as a human interest story. The story continues to unfold.

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