NH Man Loses Life Savings Playing Carnival Game

NH Carnival Game

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Carnival games: They’re notoriously difficult to win, but would you blow your entire life savings on one?

FOX News Radio’s Chris Hoenig has the story of a New Hampshire man now regretting his competitive streak:

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The grand prize – an Xbox Kinect – attracting Henry Gribbohm to the Tubs of Fun game at a carnival in Manchester, New Hampshire.

(Gribbohm) “You’re expecting to win a few things and you know, let the kids have a good time.  It just didn’t turn out that way.”

Gribbohm first lost $300, then some more, eventually losing his entire $2,600 life savings.

(Gribbohm) “It’s not possible that it wasn’t rigged.”

Gribbohm has filed a report with the Manchester Police, who are investigating.  But carnival Vice President John Flynn says he’s not aware of any fraud, adding it’s just a hard game.

(Flynn) “I’ve tried it myself.  I’ve done it once, missed probably 20 times.”

The company has returned $600 to Gribbohm, who went home with just a large, stuffed banana.

Chris Hoenig, FOX News Radio.




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