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Nearly 300 extra winners and €450,000 bill after German lottery employee error

Nearly 300 extra winners and €450,000 bill after German lottery employee error

A monthly scratch card competition run by a German lottery company may be forced to pay out almost half a million euros after an employee mistake. The employee is apparently 'devastated', but will not be punished.

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