Ohio Casino Acknowledges Mistake, Awards 2 Winners

Kevin Lewis of Cincinnati was announced the winner of a $1 million giveaway. The problem, the wrong Kevin Lewis came forward first. After the casino realized the mistake, officials gave both men the prize.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Our next millionaire is Kevin Lewis. That's what Kevin Lewis of Cincinnati, Ohio heard last Saturday night while visiting the Horseshoe Casino in Cleveland. He'd won a $1 million giveaway. He was shocked. He was thrilled.

And he was the wrong Kevin Lewis from Cincinnati, something casino officials only realized as he was accepting his prize. It was our blunder, they said, so both Kevin Lewises get to keep their $1 million prizes. It's MORNING EDITION.

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