The Dos and Don’ts of Winning the Lottery

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Denise Rossi

A shining example of what not to do comes by way of Denise Rossi, who won $1.3 million in the California lottery on Dec. 28, 1996, and filed for divorce from her husband 11 days later. She told no one in her divorce case about the money. Her husband uncovered her lie two years later, and a judge awarded him all of the money(Photo: David Chasey/Getty Images)