It is extremely difficult to get advise from the intelligent winners, only the real idiots stay in the news. Joe Smoe, owner of three gas stations, previous lottery winner, went bankrupt, and lives in a mobile home. That is the headlines and they guy with the most information. You seldom hear about Joe When, owner of six Chain Resturants, living happily with friends and relatives in Las Vegas. Those with a brain, and the capability to use it, have a huge advantage in making it big, and living the life of their dreams. You just never hear about them Making the one or two publicity appearances when you first win means nothing. What counts is what you do over the next 12 months. The old shooters defensive tactic: If you make yourself a target, you will be shot at! Stay in the public eyes, and your mistakes become public.