Lotto winner; what if you are the lucky one?
If you happen to be a lotto winner your life is never going to be the same again. Why only your life, your friends and relatives’ life will also change and the change may not always be good. Incredible things have happened to people who have overnight attained the status of being a lotto winner.
No matter how you have won the lotto whether you drew the winning numbers yourself or used the windows lotto pro software, the fact is that you will be richer by tens of millions of pounds or euros and things will start to change almost immediately.
Mark Gardiner won a record prize of £ 11 million and thought that all his problems were a thing of the past. However, his current problems vanished but he got into new ones that he was not trained or capable of handling. Mark won the jackpot with friend and business partner Paul Maddison. Together they won a record £ 22 million and Mark got his share £ 11 million. Paul shunned the limelight and retreated in the background while Mark decided to have some fun.
Before he could realize Mark blew half of his winnings, he gave to friends, relatives, bought expensive cars, houses, married and then divorced but his problems never seemed to end. His family disowned him as if he had committed a crime. Finally he regained his bearings and is now wiser and remarried to his first wife, a childhood sweetheart, whom he had divorced when he was penniless.
However, not all stories are as heart breaking as the one mentioned above there have been countless people who have made good on their fortune and remained grounded. Ianthe Fullagar, a student won an astonishing £ 7,055,142. After the usual screaming in disbelief she settled down and called her boyfriend and family and shared the news with them. Ianthe intends to share her new found wealth with her near ones and continue to pursue her studies in law school. The only new thing she planed to buy was a new car.
An anonymous winner donated all his winnings of $3 million to his church without batting an eyelid. The church has decided to expand to accommodate the growing congregation and donate some of the money to charities.
The point is as a lotto winner you are in an enviable position to do a lot of good to yourself and to those around you. Your community also stands to benefit if you maintain a cool head and spend the money wisely.