Back in 2009, an Italian man hopped online and with 20 euros in his account, started playing a lottery game. A few hours later,
. The company, Eurobet.com, says there was a bug in the software that allowed the gentleman to risk so little and win so much in such little time. They obviously are doing everything in their power to avoid paying out. The issue is currently in court.
Speaking through an interpreter, Mr Venturi told the court: "I had always lost previously... but when I started to win I had a very good feeling. I'm a player and my instincts told me to keep betting."
"I realised the amount that I was winning and I realised that I had to stop. I had been lucky enough... I am only human. I was taken by the emotions and there was a lot of euphoria."
He added: "I've never had so much money... It's a very big win; it's not something that happens every day."