March 16, 2011

Lotto Winner Divorce Controversy

Mega Millions lottery winner Holly Lahti, who is separated from her husband after years of domestic abuse, may be required to share her winnings, totaling half of the $380 million jackpot.  Idaho is a community property state, her estranged husband, Josh Lahti, could wind up a very rich man.  Although it is unknown on how a judge may interpret the ticket, Josh Lahti has a potential of taking half Holly Lahti’s winning because the couple […]
February 7, 2011

Mega Millions Lottery Winner Claims $190 Million

Jim McCullar of Ephrata, Washington, the man who bought one of the two winning tickets in the $380-million Mega Millions lottery claimed his half of the multi-state lotto jackpot on January 6, 2011.  Jim McCullar accepted his $190 Million check and handed it to his wife Carolyn.  The couple has not decided whether they will take a lump sum or annual installments but they said that they have no plans to “blow” the money.  Jim […]