Imagine receiving a dividend of ten figures while being completely clueless.
It's difficult for us who check our figures extremely carefully to imagine someone could miss a significant win, but plenty of people have.
So let's examine significant wins that were never claimed.
5.Florida Lotto, Florida Lottery, 2003: $50 million
The shop owner couldn't remember who he sold the ticket to, and no one had visited or contacted to inquire about it, he claimed.
4.SuperLotto Plus, California Lottery, 2015: $63 million
The winning ticket was purchased on August 8, 2015, at a 7-Eleven in the Chatsworth neighbourhood of Los Angeles
3.Powerball, 2011: $77.1 million
No one has come forward to collect the prize before or after the 180-day limit, therefore the location of the ticket and its owner remain unknown.
2.EuroMillions, 2012: $101 million
The 180-day window passed without the purchaser of the UK ticket, who bought it in the Stevenage or Hitchin region of England, coming forward.
1.Mega Big, Japan Sport Council, 2021: $166 million
On February 8, 2021, the 1,221st draw took conducted without a hitch, however unlike the previous ones, the owner of the winning ticket was nowhere to be located.