I started as a failure and became a huge success with the help of a scratch card

I started as a failure and became a huge success with the help of a scratch card
Things have never been easy in my life, but everything went down hill when the economy hit my family hard. First my husband lost his job and then I lost mine. We have two children together and when we both lost our incomes we had to move back into my mother's house. After searching for over two months, neither me nor my husband could find any employment. My mother, being older and alone after my father died had no money to take care of us. Fearing my famil...

When you find a profitable scratch card thrown in the garbage, you have a crucial choice to make

When you find a profitable scratch card thrown in the garbage, you have a crucial choice to make
In the month of May I was working in a hotel as a maid. I had been working there little under a year while I finished up my college degree and got a job I would actually enjoy. I mainly spent my days hating my life and my crappy job and hoping for the day when I could leave. It was not that the job was hard or even bad, but I did not like the fact that I was cleaning up other people's messes. So when I found a winning ticket in one of the hotel guest's tra...

How winning lots of cash on a scratch game put us under a criminal investigation

How winning lots of cash on a scratch game put us under a criminal investigation
Most people would not think of life becoming harder once they win the lotto, but mine and my husband's certainly did. What followed that amazing moment was months of torment and no one could envy us during the time we were under investigation. Our great luck came at a terrible price, but in the end it was all worth it because we got to keep our money and our sanity. Some people have no sympathy with our story because we are rich, but I will tell it anyway ...

Not every person could say their scratch game win helped heal cancer

Not every person could say their scratch game win helped heal cancer
Scientists, and especially cancer researchers like me, do not play scratch games or lotto very often. In fact, I never gambled a day in my life, not even bingo until the day I won. I was even taught that gambling and playing the lotto was evil and only a game that losers play. I went through most of my young adulthood never playing a day in my life and never suffered. However, when I was blessed with a gift such as that, I had to believe my parents were de...

Any scratch ticket, no matter which kind it is, could make you a wealthy lady

Any scratch ticket, no matter which kind it is, could make you a wealthy lady
I am a person who loves predictability and routine. I have always been that way, but after a misunderstanding ended up being the best moment of my life, I try to be more relaxed about life. My morning routine is one I have done for years and that morning it all got thrown off. First, I get ready and leave my house by seven thirty in the morning but that morning I woke up late and did not leave until seven forty five. Once I leave the house I go to the gas ...