How many of you rushed out to buy a Power-ball ticket, hoping to win the $546 million prize in the recent drawing? Of course you wouldn’t be alone in that endeavor if you had. After all, it’s a dream of countless millions around the country to win the lottery. People dream of finally having the money to do anything and everything they’ve ever dreamed of and more. In fact, many experts say that simply buying a ticket is enough to increase the happiness of the purchaser because the rush of hope and fantasies bring a slice of joy to otherwise normal lives. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 11 worst lottery winner horror stories: problems with winning the lottery.
Take it from people who actually know what it’s like. People who won big, and then, instead of watching all their dreams come true, they watched their lives fall apart right before their very eyes. And for a few unlucky souls, they may have been better off if they’d never won the lottery in the first place. Heck, more than one of them might still be alive today had they never purchased that ticket. But sadly, it’s too late for that now. You can also check our list of 5 Most Successful Lottery Winners and Their Good Stories.