John Marando who “self excluded himself” and then won

John Marando Self Excluded himself from gamblingThis is the sad story of gambler John Marando who self excluded himself then won $10,000. He could not take his winnings because he self excluded himself 17 years ago.

John won $10,000 fair and square on a slot machine in Ontario Canada, only to find that he had self excluded himself from the casino without even remembering. It happened at the Mowhawk Racetrack last week.

John who is an 82 year old gambler had no recollection of self excluding himself 17 years previously in an effort to stop himself gambling.

After the big win John was recognised and denied he winnings. Apparently there is a local law which says a self- excluded gambler cannot claim prizes.

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