While being made an instant millionaire was a dream come true for some, for other winners of huge lottery payouts, money truly did not buy happiness.
Gloria C. MacKenzie, 84, of Zephyrhills, Florida, is noted as the largest sole lottery winner in U.S. history, claiming the entire $590.5 million Powerball jackpot in May 2013. MacKenzie opted to take a lump sum of $370 million, which came to about $278 million after taxes, according to The Associated Press. She has kept a low profile since her win, being photographed out shopping at Walmart and for dinner with her son in June 2013.
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