Watch the shock on this lottery presenter's face as she suddenly discovers the live lotto draw is spewing balls everywhere

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...

Won the lottery? Here's 6 ridiculously expensive homes you could own - wait until you see what Taylor Swift bought

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.

Wait till you see these amazing origami swans made from old lottery tickets

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!

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Her mum rang UK from Forida and told daughter to buy a Euromillions lottery ticket - 40 minutes before the draw closed

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.

25 crazy things rich people bought just because they could, and one of them is a rock from Mars

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!

She won the lottery but now catches a bus to work. What happened to her and 9 other winners will give you the chills

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.

How to make a Christmas pudding for a lottery millionaire

Watch as chef Mark Greenaway cooks up an Xmas pudding, and find out why he needed to make it for some EuroMillions lottery winners. Mark is an Edinburgh-based chef and restaurateur - chef and owner of Restaurant Mark Greenaway, voted one of the UKs Top 100 Restaurants in 2014 - and renowned for his desserts. Yum, I can almost smell it from here!

Perfect for the idle lottery winner - an automatic cover for your car that converts into something amazing

No longer will lottery winners have to face seeing bird droppings on their precious Ferrari roof when they're parked under trees In Rodeo Drive. This amazing - and expensive - cover will protect it! Then when you're ready to go camping, guess what it turns into at the press of a button. Buy several for all your cars!

What happens inside a lottery jackpot prize presentation? Truth is, it's a little boring -except to the winners

This couple were planning their retirement, but it didn't look good. So they did what every sensible retiree does - they bought a lottery ticket in the 2011 Minnesota Powerball lottery.

The result, well, Tom and Kathleen Morris of Burnsville, won $228.9 million, enough to help out in their retirement years and then some. They looked happy in this presentation interview at the lottery headquarters. But then, who wouldn't!

How big is your lottery wishlist? Here's one guy who has listed 101 things he would do if he won

After a car, a house and a boat, most of us run out of ideas to spend our lottery jackpot win. Not Andrew Lowe. The fast-talking YouTube star from St Louis, Missouri, rattles off an unprepared list of 101 items and things he wants to accomplish with a win. I wonder if candles are on the 19-year-old's want list?

Weird lottery winning disputes that could leave you penniless unless you take these precautions

It's a sad fact of life that the moment you win a sizeable sum of lottery jackpot money, some of the world is out to take it from you. The problems can come from your lotto store, or a money-crazed group of relatives. Watch these examples to see what can go wrong at the worst possible moment.