After a waitress at a pizzeria helped a customer choose the numbers for a winning lottery ticket in 1984, he ‘tipped’ her $3,000,000 – half of his $6,000,000 prize money.
After winning a scratchcard lottery, overwhelmed Bill Morgan suffered a heart attack and was considered clinically dead for 14 minutes. Later, local TV channel asked him to recreate the winning, for a news segment. While filming a reenactment, Morgan miraculously won the scratch off lottery again.
A lottery winner of £1 Million in the UK spent £500,000 over 18 months in 22 countries, glugging champagne, buying designer clothes and sleeping with least 150 women; then invested the rest and more than made back all the money he spent.
A Chicago couple won $30 million in the state lottery and didn’t tell anyone. Not even their kids.
A jobless Irish lady who won a lotto jackpot of $46m, now plans to donate all but $2m to her town and to give local people a chance. She said “I know what it’s like to have nothing …that’s why I’m giving it away – I can’t miss what I never had.”