Category: Lottery Winners

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When Winning Lottery Tickets Get Thrown Away

Trashing the Treasure: When Winning Lottery Tickets Get Thrown Away

Stories about careless lottery winners are easy to find. Some, however, surpass expectations and almost entirely defy common sense. Today, we’re about to look at several such stories. Hold on to your hats, we’re about to go on a wild ride of negligence bound to have severe consequences. Imagine playing the lottery diligently year after year. You always use the same numbers, buying a...
Voltaire: Philosopher or a Lottery Scammer?

Voltaire: France’s Best Known Philosopher or a Lottery Scammer (Or Both)?

A prolific writer and philosopher whose mind saw things ahead of his time, Voltaire is also known for a couple of less reputable endeavors. Few people know that he was a spy for the French government and became incredibly wealthy by rigging the lottery. Voltaire and the Lottery: Falsification in the Making In 1729, Voltaire came up with a plan to change his fortune by exploiting...
The Tonda Dickerson Story

The Tonda Dickerson Story: How Winning the Lottery Led to Disaster

Most people imagine that winning the lottery would be the best thing to ever occur in their lives. Unfortunately, reality can often be a lot grimmer than our wildest imagination, and the Tonda Dickerson story stands as evidence of the claim. If you're looking for real horror stories, you're in for a ride. So, buckle up and prepare to be gagged by just how incredibly outrageous this one...
The Shetara Sims Story

Hope in Humanity Restored: The Shetara Sims Story

Some of the people who face the hardest struggles in life are those endowed with the biggest hearts. Shetara Sims is one such person. Her story is so incredibly touching that it deserves to reach everyone. And we promise – the things that Shetara Sims did are going to melt your heart a little bit and restore your faith in the decency of the human race. Using Your Good Fortune to...
Lotto Winners Help Fight COVID-19 and Its Consequences

Humankind (and Lotto Winners in Particular) Shows Its Good Sign during COVID-19 Pandemic

Bad events, especially when they affect millions, bring out either the best or the worst in people. COVID-19 has been one such disaster, and so far, it has contributed to numerous acts of kindness. Now that you know what corona is and how it acts, it's time to check in on how wealthier people are doing during the pandemic. And while some celebrities have managed to make complete fools of...
Gifted Lottery Tickets and the People Who Won from Them

Gifted Lottery Tickets and the People Who Won from Them

How do you imagine coming in possession of a winning lottery ticket? Most people will go to a nearby retail venue and get a ticket on their own. Did you know, however, that gifted tickets have resulted in big prizes on several occasions? Such stories of lottery ticket winning show us one crucial thing – you don’t need a strategy, and you don’t even need to be an avid lottery...
Sia Pretended That She’d Won the Lottery

Here’s Why Sia Pretended That She’d Won the Lottery

It’s the season of giving, and many colorful examples of altruism can be shared from around the world. Apart from being quite touching, however, today’s story is also a bit of fun. The celebrity factor and the unexpected turn of events both contribute to a holiday fairytale worth sharing with the world. Sia: The Fake Lottery Winner If you’re a fan of contemporary pop music,...
Michael Carroll: Where Is the Lottery Millionaire Now?

Michael Carroll: Where Is the Lottery Millionaire Now?

What happens to lottery winners down the line? Five years after winning? Or maybe even 10 to 15? We’ve told numerous stories of people blowing away their fortune or becoming real charity powerhouses. Today, we will revisit an all acquaintance of ours who lost everything instead of changing his life for the better. Do you remember Michael Carroll? He became infamous for one of the...
Lottery Winners Who Lost It All to Crime and Got Robbed

Lottery Winners Who Lost It All to Crime and Got Robbed

We live in a crazy world, hey, it’s a jungle out there! We see so many illustrations of the fact you cannot trust anyone. This is especially true for people who have suddenly found themselves in possession of massive amounts of money. Yep, we’re talking about lottery winners. Apart from the obvious, being a lottery millionaire isn’t easy. Many game organizations from...
How Many Lottery Millionaires Go Broke

When the Fairytale Is Over: How Many Lottery Millionaires Go Broke?

Winning the lottery – the ultimate dream, the chance of a lifetime? You probably think that becoming a lottery millionaire is your ticket to a better, more fulfilled, and luxurious life. Many others who got their hands on the jackpot had precisely the same thoughts… until things went south. It’s not uncommon for people who had a modest income and won the lottery to go overboard with...
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