We all know about Ferrari. But a Vencer Sarthe - what the heck is that! Don't matter - these are some seriously different mechanical horses, and costly too even for a lottery winner. Take a look at the Rimac electric sports car and you'll agree it's a nice looking work of automotive art.
Fox News host Shep Smith caught up with Florida resident Steven White who won $110 Million in the Pennsylvania Powerball lottery in 2004, to see how he has coped since then. With his wife Kristin, Steve moved from New Jersey to a private compound in Florida, where he keeps a sportscar collection in a Garage Mahal next to their enormous house. He talks frankly about the win.
If you won the lottery, you'd put a lot of it into the bank, right? After all, you're unlikely to earn that much again, ever. Not these 10 winners. They spent it all on the fun of life until most of their riches was gone. Find out how they spent their vast wealth, and resolve never to copy them!
The most expensive hotel rooms, exotic cars, cell phones, shoes, giga-yachts... this is a standard list that Lottery winners recognise every day in their search for the ultimate status and convenience. But a $300,000 hamburger? What is going on!
Sharon and Nigel Mather won a £12.4 Million (US$15M) EuroMillions jackpot in 2010. Today they've invited you to take a tour around their lavish millionaire’s mansion. This is what real winners buy, folks!
Many guys buy cars when they win the lottery. It's a long-held dream and once they have the money they go for it. But it's always nice to see how other rich collectors fill their barns, and the 'Home Improvement' star has one of the best we've seen. Take a look at some of these gleaming authentic American motors.
Kelsey Zachow won $66 million a Mega Millions lottery jackpot - then went back to work. She was happily told by her boss to leave...wise choice!
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Ringo started the National Lottery draw evening off by saying "I've got my ticket, and you've got yours." On that dramatic note he went on stage with his group to sing a song that sounded very much like all his others. No matter, it was history - of sorts - in the making for the Lottery. He's a Beatle after all.
Want some ideas on how to spend those millions of dollars you got from last night's lottery draw? These winners all did the sensible thing and invested most of it. One winner bought a new Cadillac, and put the rest in the bank. Where's the fun in that! If you want to know whether it was worthwhile, listen to what they say about their good luck. Maybe it'll give you some ideas.
It's one of the most unusual accidents ever to happen to a lottery draw. Normally they are strictly controlled, with many safeguards in place to prevent the sort of problem that occurred here with the South Carolina Education Lottery machines. But in this 2011 live tv draw, it was a disaster. Keep watching to see how they solved the problem...
The good thing about celebrities, they are always buying and selling homes depending on the amount of money they got from their last film. So that's good for lottery winners looking for an impressive home, and who can afford to buy anything. Any of these homes appeal to you? Not even Donald Trump's 80,000 sq ft Florida beachfront property? As president he may not be selling up yet.
The two fancy swans in the photo below were made from old - and we hope expired - lottery tickets. You can see how it's done in the video by a modelling expert who says that it is really easy if you follow his steps. Takes a while, but what a great way to use up your losing lottery tickets!
Her mum was in Florida getting an operation for a tumor when she heard about the EuroMillions lottery having a rollover. Having successfully recovered from the operation, she thought it was a lucky time to take a chance on the game and FaceTimed her daughter back in the UK. Guess what happened.
There are only 132 rocks on earth that have been identified as coming from Mars, which is why some rich guy paid over $450,000 for it. Any lottery winner could have also bought a letter from physicist Albert Einstein too, for only $3 million. See them all - they're fascinating!
Ah, lottery money. Sharon Tirabassi won a life-changing $10.5 million dollars. Then, like many lottery winners desperate to experience the good life, she started to spend it on cars, clothes, parties, trips and handouts. In less than 10 years Sharon was riding the bus to her new job so she can afford the rent on her modest house. But there's good news too. Watch to see how she handled her prize money and see 9 other winners who weren't quite as lucky.