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Top 10 Incredibly UNLUCKY “Winners”

February 28, 2017

You’ve probably read of stories about how lottery winners’ lives were left in shambles after hitting the jackpot, right? It’s almost as if such cases are just as common as success stories. Well, the winner’s curse is actually not just limited to lottery winners. In this list, you will read of winners from various contests and fields who became first-hand witnesses of life’s cruel sense of irony.

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Source/Further reading:

NC man arrested after winning doughnut eating contest
http://thebtbc.com/index.php?topic=7416.0;wap2
http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/boxing/26976343
http://articles.latimes.com/1999/nov/17/news/mn-34537
http://www.purative.com/2012/01/scientists-say-dont-be-duped-by-alkaline-water/
http://rp4.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/regions/12/22/14/grandma-dies-heart-attack-after-winning-water-bottle
http://www.foxnews.com/story/2009/03/30/25-year-old-man-dies-while-playing-wii-fit.html
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/01/15/wii_death/
http://www.bostonherald.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2007/11/teen_collapses_dies_ri_bruins_game
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/marine-dies-parachute-accident-vacation-won-ellen-article-1.1552611
http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/celebrity/ellen-degeneres-on-brandon-mcgraws-death-unimaginable-tragedy-20131220-2zpfc.html
http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/beauty/beauty-queen-catherine-cando-dies-having-liposuction/story-fnjck634-1227184304326
http://www.irishmirror.ie/sport/horse-racing/frank-hayes-incredible-story-jockey-5519580
http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/first-deceased-jockey-to-win-a-race/
http://www.celebritynetworth.com/richest-celebrities/howard-stern-net-worth/
http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/86-year-old-chokes-death-claiming-sex-prize-article-1.1546939
http://www.thestar.com.my/News/Nation/2014/08/23/Man-dies-after-winning-lottery-62yearold-said-to-be-elated-with-second-prize-win-before-he-collapsed/

 

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