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Sisters feud over $500k jackpot
Boston Globe - Peter Schworm


Sisters Theresa and Rose Bakaysa are in conflict over a $500000 lottery jackpot.

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Before & After

Nothing, it’s been said, comes between sisters. Unless it’s half a million dollars.

For years, Theresa Sokaitis and Rose Bakaysa were the closest of siblings, whiling away long hours over card tables and slot machines, and sharing countless lottery tickets. They always played the same numbers. If one won, they both did. All pots were split 50-50.

Now, in a bitter family feud that seems ripped from a Hollywood script, the elderly widows are locked in a protracted legal battle over a $500,000 lottery jackpot, with Sokaitis saying she is rightfully owed a share of the winnings.

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