Turned multimillionaire lottery winner lost after winning

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In the U.S. state of South Carolina four months to find the winner of the lottery Mega Millions who won $ 1.5 billion (99 billion). About this newspaper The Post and Courier.

Unknown bought a lottery ticket in the store in Simpsonville. To get your jackpot, it must contact the organizers of the lottery for six months after circulation. Half term has already expired. If the money isn’t claimed, they will be divided between the States. Each of them will receive an amount which is proportional to the income from the sale of lottery tickets in their territory.

This prospect is of concern to the legislators of South Carolina. They hoped that the taxes of the winnings will amount to 61 million dollars (four billion rubles). They could spend on the purchase of new voting machines, textbooks, or upgrading the doors in the prison cells. If the lottery winner did not show up until mid-February, the planned state budget will have to change.

In January it was reported that the winner of a lottery “Russian Lotto” in the amount of 500 million rubles was the driver from Yekaterinburg. He came for the money in Moscow.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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