Clerk's Mistake Makes Louisiana Man a Millionaire

When Robert Thibodaux Sr. went to buy his weekly lottery tickets at the end of October, he planned to spend $5, but the clerk accidentally added the powerplay option, bumping up his purchase by $2. The result was a $1 million payday.

Once famous lottery winner now broke

The New York Daily News has a cautionary story worth reading, especially to anyone who has come into a bit of money lately. Consider the story of...