A hearing on an ex-lottery official's "whistleblower complaint" grew heated Wednesday over the question of why a Connecticut Lottery Corp. drawing team entered the wrong numbers into a computerized "random number generator" on Jan. 1, 2018, in a million-dollar blunder that required a do-over drawing two weeks later and has never stopped causing trouble since.Legal, Connecticut, Error, Scandal, Raffle, Drawing
State lawmakers grilled Connecticut Lottery Corp. officials Thursday at a legislative hearing about long-running controversies including their alleged retaliation against former lottery security chief Alfred W. DuPuis, who says he was the victim of a vendetta for raising questions in 2015 about the fraud-plagued 5 Card Cash game, and their alleged lack of cooperation with the state Department of Consumer Protection that regulates them.Legal, Connecticut, Error, Technology, Poker, Computerized Drawings, Investigation, Government, Television, Raffle, Drawing, Lawsuit