A Florida woman has filed for bankruptcy after losing a large chunk of a $1 million lottery jackpot to the ex-boyfriend who sued her for failing to share.
Lynn Anne Poirier didn't list former boyfriend Howard Browning as a creditor in the case filed Saturday, The Orlando Sentinel reported. The 62-year-old listed the case against Browning as "pending.''
Last month a Seminole County jury ordered her to pay Browning $291,000 after deciding the couple had a valid but unwritten contract to split any large lottery jackpot.
Browning's attorney Sean Sheppard asked a judge last week to tack on more than $150,000, claiming interest due from the 2007 jackpot.
Poirier took a one-time lump sum $750,000 payment and claimed in court there wasn't an agreement to split the jackpot.