The surprising side effects of winning the lottery now proven by science

The surprising side effects of winning the lottery now proven by science

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.

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Lottery Winners Would GIVE UP True Love For Tiny Amount Of Money, Survey Reports

Lottery Winners Would GIVE UP True Love For Tiny Amount Of Money, Survey Reports

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.

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See Where The 8 Highest Mega Millions Lottery Jackpots Were Won

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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.

READ MORE: What Is The Mega Millions Megaplier, And How Does It Increase Your Lottery Prizes?

Shocking Advice For Lottery Winner Spendaholics Revealed By This Man And A Whiteboard

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.

READ MORE: Here's Unusual Advice From Billionaires Mark Cuban, Donald Trump And Others To Aspiring Lottery Winners

This Math Whizz Played Over 7 Million Tickets In A Single Lottery Game. The Result Left Everyone Speechless

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.

READ ALSO: The Extraordinary Story Of A $27 Million Winner Who Won Playing An Obvious Strategy

You Won The Lottery: Lump Sum Cash Or Installments... Which Is Best?

You Won The Lottery: Lump Sum Cash Or Installments... Which Is Best?

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.

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Do This One Thing With Your Lottery Prizes To Avoid Losing It All

Do This One Thing With Your Lottery Prizes To Avoid Losing It All

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.

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Your Action Step Today: Follow These 3 Easy Rules For A Lottery Winning Breakthrough

Your Action Step Today: Follow These 3 Easy Rules For A Lottery Winning Breakthrough

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...

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