Winning a lottery is one of the dreams that almost everyone once might have wished. Who doesn’t want to win the jackpot and spend the rest of life traveling and eating worldly dishes Unfortunately, there are very fewer chances of winning.
What do you suggest which is more important to win a lottery, luck or strategy? Comment below and tell me what do you think and also tell me, if you win a lottery, what would you do?
Let’s move on, there are some interesting people, who were fortunate enough to crack the jackpot despite these lottery odds. Let’s look at 5 of them and know that luck can sometimes give you a luxury lifestyle.
Joan Ginther: Luckiest Woman Alive
Like a dream, she won four different scratch tickets for multi-million lottery payouts. It all began in 1993, from Texas where she won her first $ 5.4M lotteries in Lotto Texas. A decade later, she won $ 2 million in the scratch-off of the Holiday Millionaire in 2006. Winning $ 3M from a ticket Millions and Millions after two years. Finally, ending in Texas, the last and best prize was $ 10M in 2008, bringing her total winnings to $ 20.4M.
Many intents to believe that she is the luckiest women alive. Some suggest that the winning streak is due to her Ph.D. in Statistics from Stanford and may be cheating or committing fraud could be involved. One of the reason is, purchasing all four tickets from the same shop in Bishop, Texas where she grew up. She appreciates living a life of low profile in Vegas, avoiding giving an interview, causing everyone to doubt her luck.
Yamilet Torrez: Instincts can be lucky
Yamilet Torrez from Orange Country is a living proof that instincts can be true. She went winning price three times making three a lucky number for her. Everything started with scratching a $100 California Lottery Scratchers ticket. she decided to buy more tickets as she felt lucky from inside. What was next, she scratched her next card and finally won $5000.
Jubilant, Yamilet Torrez visited Santa Ana District Office to claim her $5,000 prize.\
She noticed all the pictures of other winners scattered on the wall while claiming the prize. This gave her an instinct that was waiting for something bigger. She bought scratchers from Emerald 10, ultimate riches scratchers and 50X. Scratching one by one, she finally scratched the enormous $ 1M prize money.
Number three is her fortunate number. So, what’s yours?
James Wilson: Last Minute Jackpot In Pocket
James Wilson, from South Gloucestershire, bought a lottery ticket and kept it in his wallet, forget it for the next six months. He decided to get rid of all the receipts lying around one fine day and stumbled on the ticket for the lottery. He thought it was nothing more than trash at first, but luckily he gave it another look and it turned out that the ticket was worth $ 50,000.
What makes this story lucky is that he had only 3 hours left to claim his prize and he claimed his cash before the ticket got expired.
Bill Morgan: Truck Loaded With Luck
At the age of 37, Australian Truck driver Bill Morgan met an accident which changed his life. He crushed in an accident and suffered a near-fatal heart attack leaving him dead for 14 minutes. , after 12 days, he woke up from his coma. This was not the end, he won a $ 23,900 lottery prize after this, capturing the attention of the media.
A TV station wanted to air his story, a miracle man who was not only a survivor of a miracle but also a winner of a lottery. He was asked to buy and scratch a lottery ticket on camera, Morgan played along and to everyone’s amazement and actually ended up winning $351,526 lottery prize on live camera.
Richard Lustig: Strategized Luck
Richard Lustig of Florida has been in headlines for being the man who won the lottery seven times. He won large prizes in seven state-sponsored lottery games from 1993 to 2010. His prizes totaled over $1M. He believed that luck doesn’t make you win, but that luck can be mapped as a win with a perfect strategy.
He also wrote a book, Learn How To Increase Your Chances of Winning the Lottery, describing his experience and sharing many winning strategies. His book has a lot of helpful advice on the lottery that is quite helpful.