Can winning the lottery really change a person? We hear grand stories of those who win it big, but we don’t hear much, or anything, about them down the road.  One reason this is true is because 44 percent of lottery winners spend their entire winnings within 5 years.  They barely have the money in hand before it starts burning holes in their pockets.

Here are a few accounts of those lucky people who won ridiculously large amounts of money, how they chose to spend it, and how those spending choices affected their lives, for the good or the bad. Presented by
The Lottery's Biggest Winning Losers © 2013

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