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TODAY   |  August 13, 2013

This million-dollar mistake has a happy ending

Kevin Lewis of Cincinnati was named the lucky winner of a casino’s summer giveaway promotion, only to have his $1 million prize awarded to someone else when management discovered that a second Cincinnati resident with the same name was the true winner. To settle the blunder fairly, the casino’s general manager apologized and awarded both Kevin Lewises with the full prize.

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>> call it a million dollar mistake. a cincinnati casino awarded kevin lewis a $1 million prize as part of a summer give away promotion. but during the final give away, they discovered a second resident with the same name was the true winner of the prize. but they said it was their problem and the right thing to do was