You’ve just won the lottery and someone asks you to do a happy dance for the cameras. Who would refuse? Here’s a selection of delightful Canada Lotto 649 would-be winners who were only too pleased to show their moves in public. Except one.
We've never heard of anyone having their winning lottery ticket stolen, but there's always a first time. While you wait for the lottery headquarters to open on Monday, here's what you should do straight away to safeguard your multi-million dollar future.
The California Lottery has a warning for players buying scratch-off tickets. They say you should check to see if the ticket has been tampered with. Stores may scratch out a tiny code at the bottom ticket and then enter that code into a lottery computer to determine if the ticket is a winner. This video explains how to check - better to be safe than sorry!
Some people like numbers. Others have real trouble working them out. That's how I think UK magician Derren Brown could get away with fooling millions of viewers with his trick lottery predictions. Watch the video and see if you can understand it.
Thankfully there are more sensible lottery winners than those who quickly fritter away their good fortune, but this doesn't stop them getting all the publicity. Watch the long list of misfortunes in this video and tell yourself you will be different!
From a chair made from specially designed wood joints that lottery winners get their staff to assemble, to a handcrafted wall clock that alerts you with a light, these five gadgets are truly unique. And expensive. One commenter said..."it looked very very very good, but when I saw the price... Mm no, thanks." Well of course they won't appeal to the average guy - these are for the rich!
Patrick and Paula Morling won £1 million on a National Lottery scratchcard after popping to the shop to buy dog food. Patrick, a storeman for a paper cup company, said: 'We'd already done our big shop earlier in the day but Ollie is very particular about his food so I had to go to a different store to stock up for him. As I was leaving, I decided on a whim to buy a scratchcard.' It won, and the Morlings went off on a world trip - maybe without Ollie! VIDEO: Daily Mail
Powerball lottery winners Mark and Cindy Hill from Dearborn, Missouri, stunned locals after their huge $294 million win. They were just a normal couple who kept to themselves, until the day that surprised everyone in their town, including them.