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American won $315 million - his life turned into a huge tragedy

Jack Whittaker, 62, had everything and was really happy with his life until 7 years ago, when he won the biggest lottery win ever (at that time), $315 million. After the win he's life took a big turn and became a huge tragedy as family members died and his wife left him. Around Christmas seven years ago, Jack Whittaker became a local celeb when he won $315 million in the Powerball mul[...]   Read more » American won $315 million - his life turned into a huge tragedy

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In Hollland, you dont get the money, they give you each year something, because they know money can make people crazy..
But dont talk bad about the men, he did good things for charity and children...

     
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omg i would make enourmous deposit on some pokeroom Big Smile

     
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Ok, let's get some things settled. First of all, if you win 315 million $ and your life turns to s**t, it's ENTIRELY your fault. I don't seem to recall any such story about Bill Gates or Steven Spielberg. And they have in excess of 3 billion $. There are many such examples. Also, you can use your money to gamble if that's your thing, as long as you keep one foot in the real world. His family turned to drugs? Well, that's what happens to biggots/morons who, instead of staying in school and maybe reading Leo Tolstoy and Nabokov and others who wrote stories much like this one, instead of doing that, they go crazy.
Education is underrated. Money is however, overrated, i will conceed to that principle. But still, let us not shed tears for a man who had it all, but chose to throw it away. There are millions of people who never get the chance to even see a TV or a computer. To be born with HIV in primitive Africa, that's a sad story. To have 315 million $ ruin your life, that's flat out idiotic whichever way you put it.

P.S. Please excuse my grammar. I'm not an anglophone and as such my spelling oftan lacks in precision.

     
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hmmm 315 millions ,,, this is too much for a single person.
i do not understand why he played in the lottery when he was already multi-milllionaire??? maybe he liked gambling =)
i think the big win has nothink to do with the 3 dead family members.
they took drugs and weren't killed because of wanting money from Jack Wittaker

     
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wicked spells whehehehehe

He just won thats all, Big Smile

     
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really wicked

     
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Oh, it's what i always wanted, but never get. Lucky him

     
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crazy

     
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money doesn't gives you happiness all the time

     
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Posted by BeMFi:
Ok, let's get some things settled. First of all, if you win 315 million $ and your life turns to s**t, it's ENTIRELY your fault. I don't seem to recall any such story about Bill Gates or Steven Spielberg. And they have in excess of 3 billion $. There are many such examples. Also, you can use your money to gamble if that's your thing, as long as you keep one foot in the real world. His family turned to drugs? Well, that's what happens to biggots/morons who, instead of staying in school and maybe reading Leo Tolstoy and Nabokov and others who wrote stories much like this one, instead of doing that, they go crazy.
Education is underrated. Money is however, overrated, i will conceed to that principle. But still, let us not shed tears for a man who had it all, but chose to throw it away. There are millions of people who never get the chance to even see a TV or a computer. To be born with HIV in primitive Africa, that's a sad story. To have 315 million $ ruin your life, that's flat out idiotic whichever way you put it.

P.S. Please excuse my grammar. I'm not an anglophone and as such my spelling oftan lacks in precision.


Word! You nailed it Thumbs Up

     
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because we all have sympathy with him maybe he could donate a few % 2 us

     
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Posted by BeMFi:
Ok, let's get some things settled. First of all, if you win 315 million $ and your life turns to s**t, it's ENTIRELY your fault. I don't seem to recall any such story about Bill Gates or Steven Spielberg. And they have in excess of 3 billion $.

Spielberg and Gates did not win any og their money, they earned it.

     
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Aww its really sad to see things like this happening. But its even worse seeing how people die in africa, or stuff like that, and its not in the news so...

     
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My 2 quotes I use when it comes to money:

"Money doesn't buy happiness, but it sure helps"

"Id rather be miserable and rich than miserable and broke"

     
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Bring on the money...lol. I have had my share of slip ups in life so I think I would be more responsible now that I am out of that stage . You wouldn't see me in the strip clubs anymore or partying it up like I used to do. Live and learn I guess

     
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very hard story...but i think money isnt only the reason for this tragedy

     
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Sad story, especially death of his daughter...He needs to hire a life coach or something...

     
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When we don't have money we want them, when we get big money we won't them...

     
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Two weeks ago in Italy has expired the terms to claim prizes of national lottery...
no one claimed, between others minor prizes, the first one amounting in 5 millions euro......

..... maybe the owner is a lucky person....

or maybe if he will find the ticket his life will turn to tragedy the same.

     
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why not me Sad i dont care just let me win money Sad

     
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