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20 lottery winners who lost every penny

The Powerball jackpot has reached a staggering $US625 million after nobody won on Wednesday. While it may be tempting, buying a lottery ticket is almost certainly not worth it. History has shown us countless examples of lottery winners whose lives took a turn for the worse after hitting the jackpot. […]
20 lottery winners who lost every penny
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The Most Infamous Lottery Scandals Of All Time

[credit provider=”Lottery-Guy.com” url=”http://www.google.com/imgres?um=1&hl=en&safe=off&sa=N&authuser=0&biw=1210&bih=915&tbm=isch&tbnid=p3lzuKglspzPeM:&imgrefurl=http://www.lottery-guy.com/lgblog/nick-perry-pennsylvania-lottery-scandal/&docid=3SfL5Kk63u9gFM&imgurl=http://www.lottery-guy.com/lgblog/wp-content/uploads/nick-perry-666.jpg&w=280&h=244&ei=7_QbUMXoIsmN6QHVsICIDQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=148&vpy=211&dur=351&hovh=194&hovw=223&tx=141&ty=66&sig=109618171263070877912&page=1&tbnh=160&tbnw=184&start=0&ndsp=21&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0,i:78″] Powerball talk has reached febrile levels.With the jackpot north of half a billion dollars, the entire country is playing the numbers  (including Business Insider).
The Most Infamous Lottery Scandals Of All Time
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17 Lottery Winners Who Blew It All

[credit provider=”AP Images “] As  America salivates over the $500 million Powerball prize  — seriously, you should go buy a ticket right now —  we’d like to remind people that winning the lottery will not solve all your problems.In fact, many people’s lives became notably worse after they got super rich, […]
17 Lottery Winners Who Blew It All
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The Most Famous Lottery Scandals Of All Time

[credit provider=”MassStateLottery via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rruJ1HN3PyQ”] Earlier this week, the Massachusetts Office of Inspector General released a report on a group of individuals who had successfully — and legally — gamed the state’s lottery to win millions of dollars.We wanted to know, had anything like this ever happened before?
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Retiree From Rural Michigan Tells Us The Moment He Figured Out How To Beat The State’s Lottery

[credit provider=”michigan” url=”https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Evart,+MI&hl=en&ll=43.640051,-85.940552&spn=3.414663,5.553589&sll=40.697488,-73.979681&sspn=0.894365,1.388397&oq=evart+&t=h&hnear=Evart,+Osceola,+Michigan&z=8″] Gerald Selbee was never a big lotto guy.The 73-year-old retired store owner from rural Michigan who still prefers paper to computers occasionally played Pick-3s and Pick-4s, and even more rarely instant games or scratch-offs.  
Retiree From Rural Michigan Tells Us The Moment He Figured Out How To Beat The State’s Lottery
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North Carolina Busts A Gas Station Worker For Scamming The Lottery

[credit provider=”N.C. Education Lottery “] Less than two weeks after a North Carolina community college student smiled for the cameras and cashed in on a winning $1 million lotto ticket, police say it wasn’t hers to claim. “It’s honestly just luck,” Mikala Fields said as she accepted her prize July 2. “You […]
North Carolina Busts A Gas Station Worker For Scamming The Lottery
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This Should Convince More People To Stop Buying Office Lottery Tickets

[credit provider=”(Photo by Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images) “] A group of current and former employees at a Chicago Heights bakery are duking it out in court after 12 of them tried to cash in a winning Mega Millions ticket last Wednesday for $118 million, according to ABC’s Ben Bradley.Five employees reportedly […]
This Should Convince More People To Stop Buying Office Lottery Tickets
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This Man Is A Shining Example Of What To Do If You Win The Lottery

[credit provider=”Flickr / Indiana Public Media ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/wfiupublicradio/5456391427/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] In a recent Ask Me thread on Reddit, a site user named Ididwinit shares what he did with his $2 million Australian lottery jackpot.Rather than blow it on coke and hookers, he actually put it toward paying off debt and saving up […]
This Man Is A Shining Example Of What To Do If You Win The Lottery
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Virginia Woman Won TWO Million Dollar Lottery Tickets This Month

[credit provider=”VA Lottery” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwZOOyPMe6E”] A Berryville, Va. woman just struck lotto lightening in the same place twice.Virginia Fike took home not one but two winning Powerball tickets earlier this month, both worth $1 million, according to a new release by the state lottery.
Virginia Woman Won TWO Million Dollar Lottery Tickets This Month