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Interview with a lottery winner

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 21, 2009

On Reddit, an informal Q&A with a $30 million lottery winner about how the money has changed his life.

I went to the lottery’s website after finding the ticket and realized that I had won. I freaked out ran up to my apartment’s door and locked all the locks. It was completely irrational.

(via cyn-c)

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Brad Duke won $85 million in the Powerball

posted by Jason Kottke   Mar 01, 2007

Brad Duke won $85 million in the Powerball lottery in 2005. Here’s how he’s spent the money so far. (via cyn-c)

Lottery idea: instead of earmarking revenues for

posted by Jason Kottke   May 23, 2006

Lottery idea: instead of earmarking revenues for education, why not use the money for individual retirement accounts? The piece includes this startling fact: “Some 20 million Americans spend at least $1,000 a year on lottery tickets”. !!!!