Lottery

11.16.18

Secret $1.5 Billion Mega Millions Winner Is Blowing It, 'Lotto Lawyer' Says

Claiming a massive jackpot right away isn't always a smart move, but what is this person waiting for?

2.20.18

This Is What My Life's Been Like Since I Won the Lottery

We spoke to Melissa Ede, who won £4 million on New Year's Eve.

10.9.17

A Fortune Cookie Apparently Predicted This Guy’s Huge Lottery Win

Iowa resident Charles Svatos won $390,000.

4.10.17

People Who Actually Won Big On Scratch Cards Explain What Happened Next

Does winning a metric ton of money really make you feel like a winner?

3.21.17

You're More Likely to Be Hit by a Meteor Than Win the Lotto Jackpot

But Americans still spend more on lottery games than sports tickets, books, video games, movie tickets, and music combined.

11.30.16

​How to Get Rich Without Doing Any Work

We spoke to people who have received thousands of pounds that have nothing to do with working a job.

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6.18.16

A Lottery Lawyer Explains What You Should Do if You Hit the Jackpot

If you win big, you'll want to shut down your Facebook, hire a financial planner, and get ready for your life to change.

6.4.16

What Would Happen If We Gave Everyone Free Money?

No one knows, but several new experiments in universal basic income hope to find out.

5.24.16

I Decked £100 on Scratchcards in the Luckiest Town in England

Two men, £200 worth of scratchcards, one united goal: richness.

2.8.16

Here's What Happens to You Just After You Win the Lottery

Financial advice, special bank accounts, and most of all, a friend.

9.2.15

North Carolina will Introduce BBQ Scratch and Sniff Lottery Tickets Tomorrow

The state has skirted the eastern/western style BBQ debate by sticking with the generic, aregional "smoky" scent.

8.25.15

Addicted to the Lottery: Why People Buy False Hope and Lottery Tickets

People don't play the lottery because they expect to get rich. They play the lottery because it's fun to indulge in the fantasy that, one day, their lives could suddenly get easier.

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