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Whoever Won $540 Million In Indiana, Please Get In Touch

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.09.2016 | Good News

(Reuters) - One winning ticket was sold in Indiana in the Mega Millions lottery on Friday, earning the jackpot worth $540 million, the seventh largest...

Listen To A Lottery Winner Discover Her Prize Is MUCH Bigger

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.19.2016 | Weird News

Lottery mixups often don't end well. The tales of people who thought they won but didn't can be downright heartbreaking. Not this time, though. You ca...

Here’s What The Powerball Winner Should Really Do With The Money

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 01.14.2016 | Impact

In case you're not keeping tabs, the Powerball jackpot has passed $1.5 billion. To whoever wins: Once you've bought The New Republic, taken a bath in ...

No Winner In Powerball Means Jackpot Surges To $1.3 Billion

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 01.10.2016 | Business

LOS ANGELES, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Lottery officials said there was no winner of Saturday's record $900 million jackpot in the multi-state Powerball lotte...

This Is So Satisfying

Posted 12.18.2013 | Comedy

Apparently, winning the lotto would be the only thing these pedestrians would need before telling their boss how they really feel....

Do Flowers Make You Rich?

Bill Prescott | Posted 02.01.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bill Prescott

Flowers are healthy, they don't make false promises and they deliver nourishment to your soul. For the price of a fancy coffee drink, they will watch over you all week and remind you that no matter what your bank account says, you are rich.

WATCH: Seven-Time Lottery Winner Shares His Secrets To Success (VIDEO)

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 11.09.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The chances of winning the lottery are one in 175 million, but Florida native Richard Lustig has bucked the odds to win the grand prize seven times. H...

Will the Latest Powerball Winner Turn Into a Lottery Loser?

Don McNay | Posted 10.10.2013 | Business
Don McNay

The latest lottery winner overcame a 171 million-to-one shot to win the Powerball. He is going to need the same kind of luck to hang on to the money and keep it from destroying his life.

Life Lessons About Money and Happiness

Don McNay | Posted 06.21.2013 | Business
Don McNay

When you think about it, almost all of us have our own "lotto moment." We make decisions about money that will either give us long-term security and happiness or bring on pain and regret.

Crowd Funding and Lotto: Which Is Worse?

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 03.17.2013 | Small Business
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

The Securities and Exchange Commission is finalizing its work on implementation of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, signed into law by Preside...

McDonald's Workers Still Suing For Mega Millions

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.08.2012 | Money

A pool of McDonald's Mega Millions players still believes coworker Mirlande Wilson made like the Hamburglar and stole all the winnings. Now the group ...

Why Do People Run Through Large Sums of Money Quickly?

Don McNay | Posted 12.06.2012 | Money
Don McNay

At first, I thought that the problem was people getting too much money too quickly. I assumed that controlling the flow of money, such as giving them monthly payments for a lifetime, would keep them in line. It's a little more complicated than that.

Luck Of The Irish: Family May Be Double Lotto Winner

Posted 08.14.2012 | Money

Two members of an Irish family may be accidental lottery winners after two winning tickets with identical numbers were sold within half a mile of each...

Doug's Dozen: 12 Things I'll Do As Soon As I Win That $640 Million in the Lotto

Doug Molitor | Posted 05.30.2012 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

If I won Mega Millions, I'd buy a $40 million house... with a $600 million wall to keep all you envious poor people out.

How To Win The Lottery

Scientific American | Garth Sundem | Posted 05.12.2012 | Money

So goes popular opinion: the lottery's an egregious societal evil implemented and overseen by shape-shifting, blood-drinking reptilian aliens. And tha...

Lottery Winners Keeping Their Millions A Secret

Chicago Tribune | Posted 01.07.2012 | Chicago

Somewhere in Chicago live a modest, middle-class couple with two teenage children and a $30 million secret. They recently won the Illinois Lottery,...

PHOTOS: Mega Millions Madness In LA

Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Hundreds of people in Southern California have lined up since early Tuesday morning to buy Mega Millions tickets before tonight's $355 Million drawing...

Bailouts Don't Work: The Lotto Winners Study

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

You can see why bailouts fail. Wall Street and lottery winners have a common bond. They have access to easy money without restraints.

Abraham Shakespeare: Death by Lottery (video)

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay Here's a video of my comments on the death of Florida Lotto winner Abraham Shakespe...

Lottery Officials Mull Over National Game

AOL | Melanie S. Welte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The nation's two biggest lottery games are talking about cross-selling tickets in U.S. lottery jurisdictions with the potential for a national lottery...

NY Lotto Game Revamped For Players To Love

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY -- It's makeover or bust for New York's classic Lotto game. The state Lottery Division has laid the groundwork for a new version of its flagsh...

Can The Lottery Help Us Save Money? | JASON ZWEIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Based on recent headlines, you might think that Americans are finally saving again. Want to bet? In 2007, the latest year for which final numbers are...

$133 Million Lotto Ticket Sold In Queens: Winner Nowhere To Be Found | By Henrick Karoliszyn and Katy Bolger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The mystery winner of the $133 million Mega Millions lottery has yet to come forward and collect the prize. Officials said that the winner let the com...

Madoff's Prison Number Pays Off for Lottery Player

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrea Chalupa

It's great to see that, finally, someone got some money out of this Madoff crisis, even if it is only $1,500, about the price of one of Bernie's designer loafers or a manicure for Ruth.

Lotto Versus Stocks, Which Is Better?

Minyanville | Cory Bortnicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

I'll admit it - a few weeks ago, I bought a $1 scratch ticket. I thought, "Why not?" I ended up winning $7, and proudly announced the news to the Miny...