Lottery's biggest winners, losers

POSTED: 07:23 AM PDT Mar 28, 2012    UPDATED: 08:26 AM PDT Mar 19, 2014 

With news of today's Mega Millions winners, take a look at some previous winners of huge lottery payouts. For some, money does not bring happiness.

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Bankrate said such sad tales are all too common with lottery winners. "For many people, sudden money can cause disaster," said Susan Bradley, a certified financial planner in Palm Beach, Fla., and founder of the Sudden Money Institute, a resource center for new-money recipients and their advisers. "Money can cause as many problems as it solves."

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