How One Lottery Winner Blew Through $10 Million in Less Than 10 Years Published: April 8, 2013

Imagine winning $10 million and having almost none of it left less than a decade later.

That happened to Sharon Tirabassi, a 35-year-old resident of Hamilton, Ontario, according to

The site reports that Tirabassi cashed a check from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. for $10,569,00.10 and now has nothing to show for it. reports that Tirabassi spent the money on a big house, fancy cars, designer clothes, lavish parties, exotic trips, handouts to family and loans to friends.

Now she’s back in the working class, riding the bus, working part-time and living in a rented house.

What would you do with the money if you won $10 million?

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