But as those little white lotto balls pop from the tumbler, most players aren’t thinking about the warnings Wisconsin State Lottery officials give to every winner of $1 million or more: People will call looking for money. Your friends and family, attorneys, charity groups, financial planners, lawyers. Relatives you never even knew you had will come forward. Reporters will call wanting to tell your story. Your mail box will fill with requests from strangers — some with sick family members, others just plain desperate or greedy — all wanting a piece of your winnings.
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