mega millions*With the recent Mega Millions controversy taking over the state of Maryland, we wonder if office pools amongst co-workers are even worth the hassle.

The story of Marlinde Wilson, who claims she has the winning Mega Millions ticket, should serve as a wake-up call to many of those who do office pools.

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The single mother of seven said she’s not obligated to share the winnings with the McDonald’s employees who claim they chipped in money for the winning ticket.

In 2008, four people from Ohio sued their co-worker when they found out he tried to say they didn’t chip in on the winning lottery ticket.

Newsone’s Terrell Jones has just written a piece on why he thinks office pools should be eliminated.

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