Man loses life savings on carnival game
Henry Gribbohm was trying to win an Xbox
A New Hampshire man wanted to win an Xbox Kinect so badly he tossed away his life savings on a carnival game.
Henry Gribbohm said he was trying to win by playing a game called Tubs of Fun in which contestants toss balls into a tub. Unfortunately for him, the balls kept popping out.
"It's not possible that it wasn’t rigged," Gribbohm told WBZ-TV in Boston, "You just get caught up in the whole ‘I’ve got to win my money back."
Gribbohm lost $300, WBZ-TV reports, "went home to get $2,300 more and soon lost all of that as well."
Manchester police are investigating the incident, and New Hampshire-based Fiesta Shows, which produces the traveling carnival, is pulling Tubs of Fun for the time being.
Gribbohm, who managed to win a stuffed banana with dreadlocks before dropping $2,600, says he's considering a lawsuit.
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