Illinois Mega Millions winner could face "lottery curse"

Apr 17, 2012 Full story: Public Broadcasting Atlanta

When the winner of a third of the record $656 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot steps before the cameras on Wednesday at a news conference in Red Bud, Illinois, life will be upended and there is a high risk he or she will fall prey to the "lottery curse," experts said.

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Smithton, IL

#1 Apr 17, 2012
Don't be a hater! if the media would leave them alone they will be just fine!

Toronto, Canada

#2 Apr 18, 2012
still wishing

Barnesville, OH

#3 Apr 18, 2012
wishing you both the best on your winnings.stay focused.have a great day mr & mrs butler.
never played till now

Waterloo, IL

#4 Apr 19, 2012
ok i am inspired to play the lotto now!!! I I bought 3 tickets one for each girl... and I use to believe you had to play all the time but yup i can be an occasional player! CONGRATS!!!! May ur lives stay the same after everything slows down and you can resume a normal life...

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