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The Lottery

  1. the lottery
    If You Win the $1.6 Billion Mega Millions, Take the Annuity — Not the CashThe annuity comes with big tax advantages. Over 30 years that would amount to 20 percent more money in your pocket.
  2. bad bets
    Powerball Jackpot Will Now Surpass $1 BilllionThese ridiculously large lottery prizes are likely to become commonplace, but at what cost?
  3. public spending
    Saturday Powerball Jackpot Reaches $900 MillionMay the odds be ever in your favor (though they really, really, aren’t.)
  4. dystopian tv
    Lifetime Orders Scripted Dystopian Thriller The Lottery to SeriesFrom Children of Men writer Timothy J. Sexton.
  5. idiots
    A Lot of New Yorkers Are Winning the Lottery and Not Claiming Their MillionsThis is a really bad way to play the lotto. 
  6. thwarted scams
    Winning Lottery Ruins Long Island Man’s Relationship With His Deli GuysThey tried to give him $1,000 for a $1 million ticket.
  7. mo' money mo' problems
    New York’s Second-Place Lottery Winners Would Prefer to Have Been First Still, it’s better than nothing. 
  8. mo' money mo' problems
    Mega Millions Mania Sweeps America With Possibility of $640 Million JackpotShow them the money!
  9. lady luck
    The Lottery Gods Are Trying to Be EvenhandedSomeone not employed at a hedge fund won!
  10. scams
    New York Lawyer Gives Up on Shady Lottery ClaimA confusing tale will end with no one collecting the Iowa millions.
  11. feeling lucky
    There’s Another Lottery Ticket Being Claimed by a Mysterious TrustThis time, the state is investigating.
  12. winning the lotto
    After Buying Powerball Ticket at a Detroit Porn Shop, Friends Win Over $120 Million“Everything has changed.”