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The infamous question of “What would you do if you won the lottery?” usually entails going on trips, giving back, buying fast cars and expensive things, etc. But what do the actual winners spend their money on? Here are 14 real life stories of lottery winners.

Lottery Facts You May Have Never Known

Though you’re more likely to die from an asteroid strike or become a movie star than win the lottery, many people choose to try their luck anyway. With the highest jackpot recorded being an astounding $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot in 2018, why not buy a $2 ticket?

In honor of National Lottery Day on July 17th, here are 10 lottery facts you may not have known.

Written by Brianna Pisacane

Brianna joined WJBR as a digital content production intern in June 2020 after graduating with latin honors from the University of Delaware. Her interests extend into the areas of writing, journalism, marketing and production. She previously worked as an intern at The Biden Institute where she prepared daily news briefings and developed content for the organization’s digital platforms.

Hollywood Kyle is the Digital Content Producer and Production Director of Mix 99.5 WJBR. Being a Delaware local, Kyle takes pride in his hometown and has had a love for music since a young age. Hollywood Kyle joins the Mix Morning Show for abstract thoughts and ideas during "Hollywood Kyle" segment around 9:40am Monday thru Friday.