Woman wins $42m jackpot, told it’s machine error
A woman who thought she has won a $42.9m jackpot got the shock of her life when she was told that the machine displaying the prize had only malfunctioned.
An elated Katrina Bookman, 44, thought she hit a $42.9m jackpot at Resorts World Casino in Queens, New York in 2016, and even posed next to the winning machine as it displayed what she thought she had won.
“I thought it was my lucky day,” she told said.
Crowds started to surround Katrina to congratulate her, but soon, security took her aside and she was eventually told that the machine had malfunctioned and there would be no payday.