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One man, not pictured, directed $1 million of his winnings toward 420 Day, an annual event supporting marijuana legalization.

The first thing 14 lottery winners have bought after finding out they were rich

Winning the lottery may be a dream come true, but what that actually looks like is different for everyone.

2 Mississippi men tried to cash in a lottery ticket for $100,000 after supergluing the winning numbers onto it, police say

Police said two men signed the ticket and presented it to the Mississippi Lottery Corporation, but officials realized it was fake and called police.
Natalia Escudero celebrate and appeared to quit her job live on TV, but later apologized and said she had a holiday booked anyway.

A Spanish TV reporter apologized after she appeared to celebrate winning big on the lottery, only to later reveal she won just a reported $5,500

RTVE's Natalia Escudero began screaming and celebrating on camera, but later said that she hadn't wanted to mislead viewers as to the size of her win.
Remember to tip your bartenders.

A bartender won $50,000 after a customer left her a lottery ticket as a tip

Taylor Russey told Insider that the customer who tipped her the ticket was the first she called when she learned she won.

A North Carolina man won $200,000 on a scratch-off lottery ticket on the last day of his cancer treatment

Ronnie Foster was on the way to his last round of chemotherapy when he bought a scratch-off ticket at a store in Pink Hill, North Carolina.
In 2016, Harvell said she "cried like a baby" when she found out she won $500,000 in the lottery.

A Michigan couple who won the lottery in 2016 were just charged in a months-long burglary spree

In 2016, the couple said said they planned to use their winnings to buy a house and a new car, and start college funds for her daughters.
A picture of the masked thief, who is still at large.

Suspect steals 12,000 scratch-off lottery tickets from a convenience store — but they’re probably worthless by now

Lottery officials have the technology to cancel stolen lottery tickets so that they can't be cashed in.
A New York man holds up two Mega Millions tickets he bought in October 2018.

Court orders man to split his $30 million lottery winnings with his ex-wife, even through they were separated when he bought the ticket

Rich Zelsako won $30 million in the Mega Millions lottery in 2013. At the time, he had been separated from his wife, Mary Beth, for two years.
Starbucks is making some massive changes to its rewards program.

13 things you’re spending way too much money on

You can save thousands of dollars a year by making small changes to your spending in your everyday life.
Vito Halasan.

A Canadian who won a $5 million lottery jackpot says he’s keeping his job as a janitor

Vito Halasan, 58, won the British Columbia Lottery jackpot on April 27 and picked up his winnings earlier this month.