Former 2013 Powerball winner Will Seeley took his own advice when he said the best idea is to disappear after you win the lottery, which he did after collecting his share of $86 million. Getting anonymous on the internet is another strategy altogether.Read More
Newspaper and internet media photos showed a composed, slightly smiling older woman being shepherded from the lottery office. She looked fairly relaxed for someone who decided to receive her winnings in a lump-sum payment... an astounding $370.8 million before taxes.Read More
In July 2014, lottery winner Jack Long promised to give something back from his $60 million California Lottery Powerball jackpot. The retiree had originally bought three Quick Pick® tickets – one Powerball, one Mega Millions® and one SuperLotto Plus®, then went home and didn’t think much more of it until the night of the draw.
After promising to give back to his community, his Fontana Foundation of Hope is continuing to support a variety of local groups.
Some of the fun of winning the lottery - apart from spending the money maybe - is holding the giant check and getting photographed. But it looks like Canadian lottery BCLC wanted to go digital because the winner won online, and the result was, well, an anticlimax for all. What can Cowichan Valley resident Judith Pennyfeather put on her wall at home now? Going paperless isn't always the best way, but a shopping spree will quickly take care of that.