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Fishing tournament wins battle to disqualify angler, withhold $2.8M prize (access required)

The Florida resident initially declared the winner of last year's White Marlin Open and subsequently disqualified is not entitled to $2.8 million in prize money, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Phillip Heasley initially won the annual Ocean City-based competition in August but then failed the required polygraph test. Tournament organizers filed a complaint for interpleader in state court, ...

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