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What would you do if you won lotto?

Last updated 05:00 17/01/2013
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Could you handle it? Sensibly? What do you think of lottery prizes worth tens of millions of dollars and how would you spend such a windfall?

The largest lottery prize in the US in 2012 was $704m, split between two tickets, while in New Zealand we've seen jackpots in the $20-$30m range.

We all think it would be a dream come true but would the reality match? Who woud you tell? Would you seek financial advice or go out and splurge?

Share your detailed plans with other readers by hitting the green button.


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