Winning the lottery is something most Americans dream of! Individuals head to their favorite Publix or convenience store hoping their ticket will wipe away all their debt. The problem is with all that extra money people usually blow through their new money too quickly. Greedy friends and family and their own wild spending bad things can happen. Lottery winners are commonly taken advantage of by scammers and even murdered.
According to the PalmBeachPost, the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards said, “Nearly one-third of lottery winners go bankrupt.” Statistically, it’s even worse for people with low incomes. Here’s a list of the seven biggest Florida Lottery winners who had fraud, bankruptcies, and were even murdered.
New Florida Lottery Raffle Gives 100 Winners $500 Each Week:
The Florida Lottery has some exciting news! They just launched several new games plus a limited-time raffle that gives 100 players an opportunity to win $500 cash. The Florida Lottery added four new scratch-off games to their lineup! These include Fast Bucks, Aces and 8s, Hit and Win, and $5 Million Triple Match.
You must purchase a single $10 or more Powerball, Mega Million, CashPop or Florida Lotto ticket. Once you buy one, you will receive a free raffle ticket. You’ll be automatically entered into the next available weekly drawing. The raffle drawings happen weekly. There will be six weekly drawings held every Monday starting Sept. 25 – Oct. 30. During each drawing, 100 players will each win $500 cash! That means there will be a total of 600 raffle winners who will win $300,000 in total cash prizes. Don’t forget about scratch-off tickets. The thrill of playing a scratch-off and uncovering a potential prize is what makes these tickets so exciting. It doesn’t matter if it’s a small or large life-changing jackpot, the suspense keeps players coming back.