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A casino paid the wrong guy on Saturday. The Horseshoe Casino in Cincinnati awarded a man named Kevin Lewis a cool one million dollars. Then after it was too late for take-backs they realized that they had paid the wrong guy the money. The casino -- open since March -- was promoting itself with a drawing called the $3 Million Summer Giveaway. They have three drawings, and the three winners each get a million bucks. Needless to say, the Ohio state gaming commission is investigating to find out what went wrong. But the players didn’t do anything underhanded.
... A Horseshoe spokeswoman admitted that the casino made a mistake. The men had the same name, were about the same age, lived in the same city, and apparently shared some other identifying information that caused the confusion. The man wrongly identified as the winner had already accepted the prize and met with the media to talk about his win by the time the casino figured it out.
... Horseshoe did the right thing and awarded a $1 million dollar prize to each of the men.