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John and Susan Brands say they are inspired by the Lord of the Rings movies to visit New Zealand. (Getty Images)

St. Charles Couple Claims $96.5 Million Powerball Prize

John and Susan Brands say they plan to buy farmland and visit New Zealand with their winnings.

03/28/2014

Jackpots like Wednesday's anticipated $400 million-plus Powerball can grant a lot of wishes. But what if you were the only winner, and you had but one chance to blow all that money on a single purchase? (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Growing Number Of Lottery Winners Urged To Avoid Big Purchases

Jackpots like Wednesday’s anticipated $400 million-plus Powerball can grant a lot of wishes. But what if you were the only winner, and you had but one chance to blow all that money on a single purchase?

02/18/2014