The chances are slim that you'll ever win, but you know, someone has to. How much do you know about these lucky (and unlucky) lottery winners?
The jackpot stirred up a frenzy of ticket sales in the United States.
The winners were from Florida, Tennessee and California.
In other words, you didn't win.
She immediately shared her winnings with friends and family and eventually blew it all.
He also pledged some of his winnings to charity.
At that time it was the largest amount ever awarded to a single ticket holder.
Whittaker wasn't exactly broke when he won -- he already had a net worth of more than $15 million before the lottery.
He lived lavishly until he was broke and then he committed suicide.
Each of the ticket holders got $218 million.
He poisoned her with painkillers after she secretly gave money to a love child from another man.
The win was claimed by Gloria C. Mackenzie in 2013.
And as of 2016, she is still alive, rolling around (gingerly) in piles of money.
With her winnings, she bought a $1.75 million home in a gated community.
He bought the ticket as part of a co-worker pool and then quit his job without telling them about the big win.
They sued him for his betrayal and won.
His sister-in-law and her boyfriend killed him for the money; they were both convicted.
Uncle Sam will gladly take his share of your winnings, no matter the size of your prize.
There are taxes that you pay to play but your lump sum is not taxed.
She refused to share the winnings with her co-workers and was sued.
He was married seven times and his brother tried to kill him.
That ticket was played in 2011.
You are better off blowing your money in Vegas than buying lottery tickets.
Of the eight people who won, several were poor immigrants.
She won in back-to-back years (1985 and 1986) and wound up blowing all of the money.
Camp Winnegator was a dream realized for the teacher.
He bought two nice bikes and kept driving his older car.
And his $80 million would buy him a nice fishing boat.
Violet was quoted as saying, "What you've never had, you never miss."
They were happy to give the money away to their favorite organizations.
They often reduced their hours but they kept right on working.