If there’s such a thing as “losing the lottery”, it’s being friends with Whitey Bulger.
5 Real People Whose Lives Were Ruined by Winning The Lottery

#5. Michael Linskey Wins Lottery, Winds Up on the Wrong Side of the Mob
In the summer of 1991, Michael Linskey purchased a Mass Millions lottery ticket from the South Boston Liquor Mart and found out a few days later that he had hit the numbers in a big way. With no other winners that week, it meant that Linskey would be in possession of approximately $14 million.
Just one minor problem: The liquor store was owned by a Southie mobster by the name of Whitey Bulger.

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If there’s such a thing as “losing the lottery”, it’s being friends with Whitey Bulger.

5 Real People Whose Lives Were Ruined by Winning The Lottery

#5. Michael Linskey Wins Lottery, Winds Up on the Wrong Side of the Mob

In the summer of 1991, Michael Linskey purchased a Mass Millions lottery ticket from the South Boston Liquor Mart and found out a few days later that he had hit the numbers in a big way. With no other winners that week, it meant that Linskey would be in possession of approximately $14 million.

Just one minor problem: The liquor store was owned by a Southie mobster by the name of Whitey Bulger.

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    I never play the lottery but I’m starting to think that I never should. :T
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