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.
Three winning tickets were sold for the March 30, 2012, Mega Millions drawing that had a then-record $656 million pre-tax payout. The Kansas and Maryland winners chose to remain anonymous. The Maryland winners were three public school employees known only as the "Three Amigos."
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