Andrew (Jack) Whittaker Jr. won the $314.9 million Powerball Jackpot in 2002, the largest lottery jackpot in the United States at that time. After taxes, he collected a lump sum of $113 million. Jack was already a millionaire with $17 million. But that didn’t stop him from wildly spending his money.
Michael Carroll was a UK National Lottery winner that won £9.7 million lottery prize in 2002. The Daily Mail reported that he had spent his money on drugs, gambling, and thousands of prostitutes.
What happens when you win the lottery twice? Evelyn Basehore attests that you can still lose all your money. In 1985, she won the $3.9 million Pick Six Jackpot. Less than six months later, she won $1.4 million (coincidentally, another Pick Six Jackpot).
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