$ 590 million powerball winner sues son, says earnings are mismanaged



Powerball winner Gloria C. Mackenzie, 84, leaves the lottery office with her son, Scott Mackenzie, after claiming a lump sum payment of about $ 370.9 million on Wednesday before tax June 5, 2013 in Tallahassee, Florida.

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Powerball winner Gloria C. Mackenzie, 84, leaves the lottery office with her son, Scott Mackenzie, after claiming a lump sum payment of about $ 370.9 million on Wednesday before tax June 5, 2013 in Tallahassee, Florida.

An ongoing lawsuit in Florida is a good example of why jackpot winners must choose wisely when they decide who manages their windfall.


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