Biggest jackpot winners

It's the ultimate fantasy: Win millions and live happily ever after. Click through to see – and envy – a list of real-life winners.

By MSN Money Staff

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Mar 27, 2013 9:58AM
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I would not have shown my face on tv

 

Mar 27, 2013 11:53AM
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I currently live in the state of Georgia and amazedly enough, people who are native to America cannot write or speak proper English. God Bless Pedro for having such luck with the lottery and hopefully he will keep his promise of helping others. Haters need to understand that in order to help others there is no requirement that someone has to speak the same language, it is in the act, not the idea that makes it possible. What is extremely shameful are those people who have the ability to communicate, these people can write and speak proper English but never lend a hand for support of the less fortunate.



Mar 27, 2013 8:42AM
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I enjoy the Fact that he said he would Help other needy people ,, GOD BLESS Pedro ,, BIG MIKE
Mar 27, 2013 8:18AM
Mar 27, 2013 9:03AM
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glad someone that did not have millions won the jackpot. the only thing that ticks me off is that he has been in this country 26 years, that's what the media states, and he still does not speak English! 
Mar 27, 2013 12:41PM
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Dude, get off the camera!!!  Too late!  Dude, you'll get about $112 million after taxes.  Do yourself a favor.  Get a good financial planner and a better attorney.  Spend $11 million in tithes to get the Lord off your back.  You'll have to see him someday.  Take care of that first.  With the remaining $100 million, put it in one year T-bills and figure out what you want to do.  The market is going to make a 40% correction so don't put a dime there until AFTER the correction.  Once the correction hits, put 90% of your cash into Berkshire-Hathaway A's.  They'll be about $95 grand a share.  Party on the other 10% . Buy a house, a new babe, Ferrari, yacht, whatever.   Enjoy your blessing.  Don't give your money away.  Limit your loans to $1,000 and make them sign for it.  Be smart.  You've been blessed.  Don't let the Devil take your blessing.  Take care.
Mar 27, 2013 9:29AM
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I hope his winnings will be a blessing by helping others. God Bless you!!
Mar 27, 2013 12:00PM
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Who cares if he speaks English or NOT....bunch of hating morons!!! GOD bless you Pedro!! Felicidades!!!!! Enjoy your winnings and don't listen to these morons that ONLY wished they were in your shoes right now!!!! 
Mar 27, 2013 12:54PM
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can't u get it. he has won n that what's count. America is a land of opportunity n anyone has the right to succeed regardless of their country of origin. don't forget that USA was built with immigrants. congrats  Pedro

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mar 27, 2013 11:33AM
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Good luck Pedro, it's all yours do whatever you want's with it....God bless ................

Mar 27, 2013 9:03AM
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 OMG ! If only Pedro could SPEAK ENGLISH >>>.....................................

Mar 27, 2013 9:32AM
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In this country 25 years and can't speak english???  Positively shameful!  Now he will take his winnings and move back to the Dominican Republic!
Mar 27, 2013 11:30AM
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People who get these large amounts of money always say, "I'm going to help others" until it actually comes time to put your money where your mouth is and it rarely happens.

Mar 27, 2013 10:59AM
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Since he said that he will help people who can't pay their rent, he would paid it for them. Lets see if his word is his command! Also the Mayor of Passaic, NJ asked him for monies. Shameful! I would like in 3 or 4 years that the news media would interviewed him. By the way if he goes to the Dom. Republic he knows that over at his native country there have been many kidnaps from people whom are affluent. So I would suggest to 1st learned English and then moved to another town, another county and maybe to another  state. I hope he doesn't end in the Program "The Curse of the Mega-millionaires." We all know were the passed winner are! But after all I wish him well. Mr. Quezada you should hired an Investor-Planner. GOOD LUCK!
Mar 27, 2013 12:30PM
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I hope he has 'financial protection'  because he is now a 'target' for those that will be lining up at his door for financial help...he cant help them all and im sure there will be some that will be unscrupulous to say the least...to have that kinda of money ..when u have never had it before can be a 'heavy burden' no matter how u think about it....I wish him all the luck he will need it...to go from almost nothing to being able to buy a small island is a BIG leap...
Mar 27, 2013 1:03PM
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The problem is, the state lotteries are so illegal it's not funny. Most players don't know that the lotteries take in many millions, on a game where they only give- one million out.  After taxes you take home about half.  In Canada you get everything - no tax withheld. This last lottery was 338 million and the winner  took home half of that.  The state lotteries must be deposed and exposed.  Just follow the money, where does it really go?  The new mob are the lawyers and politicians  that control every penny coming in and going out of the lottery.  In so many ways we get screwed every time we buy a lottery ticket.   Who will expose these major crime players and stand up for the poor Joe and Jane on main street?  Lotteries pray on the poor who want to grab that brass ring just once to change their lives.  All the state lotteries want to do is bait and switch on the backs of the poor.  Who gets the extra millions, they  don't  advertise?   Please find a hungry reporter or a lawyer who likes to dig deep and open up this can of worms.  Thank you.    
Mar 27, 2013 1:19PM
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Don't  buy state lottery tickets unless you are stupid.  Don't you know it's  a rip-off.     They make billions on the poor who they pray on.   You must give back more than half to feed the greedy pigs that ripped you off in the first place.  The extra million they rake in on a million dollar lottery goes right to the crime unit that controls these lotteries. Where does the money go??
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God bless you and your family enjoy it all, May you be a blessing to others.
Mar 27, 2013 2:32PM
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why does it matter if he speaks english or not? what about all the rich people that comes to america and they too don't speak a word of english? what is wrong with our society,,, I am sick of people hating each other we make the world go around with Love not hate! enough to all the Haters
Mar 27, 2013 2:24PM
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If he is or not, now he wil become legal since, usa likes people to invest in this country they will probably make him a citizen,,,,Good for him!
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