When finance firm Ameritrade did a survey on lottery winners, there were a few surprises. Most people expect lottery jackpot winners to spend lavishly. Check out the video and see what the survey reveals…Read More
Some of the 16 winners in a $448 million USA Powerball got very excited about their win.
Would you get excited about your jackpot win? Sure you would, it's quite natural.
Lottery winners go through certain stages of excitement, happiness and satisfaction, say British researchers. But they found the patterns had some surprising side effects.Read More
EuroMillions lottery winners Dave and Angela Dawes, who bought singer Tom Jones’ home in 2018, could be heading for trouble with their £101 million jackpot, according to this survey. PHOTO: The Sun
An off-the-wall survey recently found that nearly 4 people in every 100 would give up their partner for a $10,000 lottery win. And the result gets worse as the winning money goes up.Read More
This map from Mega Millions shows where the latest 8 highest jackpots were won in the United States. Mega Millions is one of America's two big jackpot games, and the only one with Match 5 prizes up to $5 million (with the optional Megaplier). Jackpots start at $40 million and other prizes range from $2 to $1 million, or even more with the optional Megaplier.
Think you know what you should do immediately after you win the lottery? You won't believe the advice this man gives you in this video. After the shock has worn off, he tells you to make a difficult decision. But when you do, it will impact positively for the rest of your life. This advice starts early at 0:26 in the video.
This could be the most extraordinary lottery story ever told. Stefan Mandel, a Romanian math expert, spent years finding a way to win a large lottery jackpot. Then suddenly in Melbourne, Australia, he chanced on the exact conditions for his formula and sprang into action. What happened next was the stuff of dreams. Watch to see exactly how he did it, and the result of his enormous bet. It'll simply leave you in astonishment at his audacity and huge ambition.
Dan and Christine Bruckner won $208 Million in the New York Mega Millions jackpot, and chose the lump sum payment.
Lottery winners are often in shock when they finally bank their life-changing wealth. They get advice from everyone, from well-meaning family members to financial advisors.
One of the biggest decisions which winners have to make quickly is whether to take a lump-sum cash option, or yearly annuity payments.Read More
John Robinson reaches for the winning Powerball ticket which gave him and wife Lisa a third share of a $1.58 Billion jackpot in 2016. PHOTO: Today
Winning the lottery is different from anything else you've experienced in your life. And if you want to keep the jackpot, you better know how to handle a large sum of money.Read More
The owner of Coulson's News Center stands in front of his store waiting for the 2011 $319 million Mega Millions winner. Giant jackpots like this are common in the USA, and the Silver Lotto System works with all of them.
So you've looked at the Silver Lotto System's many winners - including the $22.2million guy, the several multi-million dollar winners, and the thousands of others with wins as much as $100k - and thought, hey, it's just a lucky break... a coincidence.
What you didn't know is this...Read More
A week back we surveyed to find out how much you would tip your lottery clerk if you won a large lottery jackpot. The amount was astonishing, even based on the small number who responded.
Simon Kim, owner of the Harbor Bay 76 gas station, smiles while holding the ceremonial check he received for selling a winning $93 million lottery ticket in Alameda, California. 41% of you would tip this owner $1,000 and more. Photo: SFGate
Euromillions is one of the western world's leading lotteries and has some of the biggest cash prizes. Did you know that the first draw was made on a ‘black Friday’... one of the unluckiest days of the year for those who are superstitious?
What could you buy with a multi-million dollar win? See the full graphic here: Daily Mail
So here’s 13 fun facts about this fascinating game that has made hundreds of Euromillions winners rich: