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“If I win, I’ll give you money…” The “Lotto Case” that came out in “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” ended like this in real life

Should I keep the promise when I actually win the lottery after buying the lottery with my friends and promising to share the prize money with them if I win the jackpot?

Extraordinary Attorney Woo”‘s 11th episode depicts a lawsuit to share the prize money with each other when a lottery ticket, which gamblers bought with stakes, won the jackpot.

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This incident actually happened in 2013. On KBS’s “Morning Madang,” which aired on July 28th, lawyer Yang So-young introduced the story of this case.

According to lawyer Yang, A, who had a drinking party with his friends, bought several lottery tickets and distributed them to his friends, saying, “If anyone win, let’s share them together.”

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B, who received the lottery ticket, promised A, “If I win, I will give you 200 million won,” but he actually won the jackpot and received 1.4 billion won.

B, who won the jackpot, gave A only 80 million won, not the promised 200 million won, leading to a legal battle.

The court ruled that B would have to pay the remaining 120 million won, judging that there was a “distribution agreement” between the two, although it was only verbal.

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The court cited the fact that it was a lottery ticket purchased by A and given to B, that he had already paid some of the amounts, and that other friends also heard the “sharing promise” between the two.

Source: Wikitree

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