Eddie Tipton

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He Won the Colorado Lottery. Now He's Suing for More

Amir Massihzadeh argues entire $2.4M lump cash prize should have gone to him

(Newser) - A decade after Colorado engineer Amir Massihzadeh hit the lottery, two state agents visited him with stunning news: He was likely the only legitimate winner of a $4.8 million jackpot he'd had to split three ways. They told the Boulder resident that the other two people who had... More »

Programmer Who Rigged the Lottery Is Headed to Jail

Eddie Tipton and cohorts knew the winning numbers

(Newser) - An ex-lottery computer programmer who rigged the system in several states to enable himself to win $2.2 million in jackpots is going to prison. An Iowa judge sentenced Eddie Tipton, 54, to up to 25 years in prison on Tuesday, though the Des Moines Register reports he could be... More »

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